Tag Archives: Climbing

Centro de Escalada

Andrew Lenz together with other Brazilian climbers work to introduce youth from the largest Favela in Rio to rock climbing. Rocinha is home to towering rock monoliths that have until now walled the community in. They are now a resource, a way in which the youth can in every way expand their horizons. This short […]

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Expedition Denali: Why it matters

I’ve been told it shouldn’t matter. But as one in a handful of black professionals in the outdoor recreation industry I can’t help being wildly excited. In June the first team of African-American climbers will attempt to reach the summit of Alaska’s Mount McKinley, the tallest peak in North America. Also known as Denali at […]

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New River Rendezvous Day 1

May 14, 2010 Fayetteville, West Virginia The minute you cross the Ohio River into West Virginia everything seems to change. There‚Äôs an immediate influx of lush green as the topography begins to roll through the mountain state. Raised in California I was lead to believe that the only mountains worth a 700-mile drive span ranges […]

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