A Black Lady Is Crushing It in Climbing: Support Fund Her Film Right here


With much less than two weeks to go and more than $12,000 to raise, Melanin Base Camp’s Titan Project is racing against the finish line to build a quick film profiling black Canadian climber Sabrina Chapman.

It is not just that she’s a lady. Or that she’s black and a very first-generation Canadian. Or that she’s totally a nontraditional climber on her way to the elite rankings of climbing. It is that she encompasses all of these identities and additional.

Sabrina Chapman started climbing at 26 and is now in the 13+ variety of sport climbing. She continues to make waves as she regularly ascends additional complicated routes in spite of a planet of beta that does not help her 5’2″ frame.

With the assistance of Melanin Base Camp, an unbelievable group of storytellers aims to profile Chapman in an ethical, holistic manner not generally afforded to men and women of colour. And they need to have your enable to get this significant, relevant, and inclusive story into the mainstream.

Watch Chapman’s quick video above and donate what ever you can to their Kickstarter right here.

A Climber and a Hunter Find Common Ground in Moving Video
A Climber and a Hunter Locate Widespread Ground in Moving Video

In Portion 1 of a series meant to celebrate public lands and prevalent ground, a hunter and a climber come with each other to switch areas and expertise each and every other’s culture.  Study more…

Nicole Qualtieri
By Nicole Qualtieri

Primarily based in Montana, Nicole Qualtieri is GearJunkie’s Hunt/Fish Editor. She’s an avid outdoorswoman, and you can obtain her anyplace from the back of a excellent horse in Whitefish to solo hunting the breaks of Montana, to backpacking with her border collie in the Absarokas.

Subjects: Climbing, Rock

Tags: climbing, diversity, Rock Climbing


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