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Brown Girls Climb aims to promote and increase visibility of diversity in climbing by establishing a community of climbers of color, encouraging leadership opportunities for female climbers of color, and by creating inclusive opportunities to climb and explore for under represented communities.

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2018 BUYING POWER: 15 Items worth buying this holiday season

By Brown Girls Climb & Friends We’re back with another round of amazing gifts for your holiday gift shopping. Whether you’re shopping for a friend or you’re looking for an end of the year reward for all of your try-hard attempts, we’ve got some great options for you! We asked for your input and these […]

#GivingTuesday: 10 organizations you should support

Hi friends! We are so excited to share our #givingtuesday top 10 favorites. As we begin to close 2018, we’d like to challenge our followers and supporters to give big! We are asking for those of you that can give monthly, to pick an organization to give to for an entire year. There are plenty […]


    We are very grateful to share the stories and photos from all of you. We hope that through sharing the challenges and joys of the outdoors, we can help welcome other individuals and families who are interested, to come try some of our favorite activities! @alekamayr has kindly opened up to her own […]

Emily Taylor: Paving A Way for the Next Generation of Competitive Climbers

    The news of Tamir Rice’s death was a shock to many around the country. To others, the consequences of being Black in the United States is a narrative that has shaped the conversations and identity of many individuals and families in America. At 12 years old, Tamir Rice was fatally shot and died […]

REI HIGHLIGHT: Breaking Barriers with Monserrat Alvarez

<sponsored> In 2013 I decided to commit to the outdoors and step outside of my comfort zone. At the age of 20 I had only camped with my family in Mexico and camped on beaches during a trip abroad. That summer I spent my time living at an environmental camp in St. John, leading hikes […]