Posts tagged climbing
Meet the First Black Woman to Be Featured on the Cover of a Climbing Guide

Sabrina has the distinction of being the first woman to be featured on the cover of a Canadian climbing guide, the first woman to complete a 5.13d grade ascent in Ontario and possibly the first black woman ever to land the cover of a climbing guidebook according to Ontario Rock Climbing

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Black Canadian Climber Sabrina Chapman on Why Womxn of Color Should Take Up Space in the Outdoors

Sabrina Chapman is a black Canadian climber on a mission to send her first 5.14a, and yet, she didn’t even start climbing until she was 26-years-old! Her story is proof that you can start late, take a non traditional path and still pursue your passion. Help us bring Sabrina’s story to the big screen!

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A Curly Haired Adventurer’s Guide to the Outdoors

Sometimes styling and celebrating your natural curly hair can be a challenge when spending time in nature—especially when you’re the only one who looks like you. Climbing and hiking weekends rarely include time for deep conditioning, and the wind and rain may not go easy on your twist out. So, after years of struggling, learning and experimenting, I’m excited to share with you this curly-haired adventurer’s guide to the outdoors (and protective styles!).

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Growing up Asian in the American South

Diversity, racism and sexism are things that many people are not comfortable talking about—myself included.  We do things like rock climb to get away from society, to escape the norm—including politics and racism. But I realized that my refusal to address those issues had more to do with my discomfort. I needed to find confidence and comfort. Climbing gave me both.

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Top 15 Black Women & Non-Binary Rock Climbers to Follow on Instagram

Interested in diversifying your outdoor Instagram feed? We can help!…Stay up to date with our list of 15 Black Women & Genderqueer Climbers to Follow on Instagram!

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