Posts by shelmatic

Girls Trip: Red River Gorge

Photos and words by Shelby Michele.  Four glorious days of Miguel’s Pizza, warm beer, a damp tent, and incredible outdoor sport...

Video: Black Diamond on the 2016 Women’s Climbing Festival

Awesome video and accompanying story by Black Diamond athlete Colette McInerney on our first Women’s Climbing Festival this past February....

Future of Climbing Advocacy

Future of Climbing Advocacy

On October 22, 2016, I was honored to be able to speak at the Access Fund’s 25th Anniversary Dinner in...

GirlCrew Gunks Ramble Photo Album

While the weather was less than ideal, we still had an awesome event with lots of stoked women climbers! We...

Foxy Fridays: Molly Mitchell

  Name: Molly Mitchell Age: 23 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Profession: Climber, Coach, & Writer Years Climbing: 7 — Flash...

Foxy Fridays: Jackie Hueftle

At 5’10”, with a willowy frame and golden hair that hangs halfway to her butt, it might come as surprise...

Infographic: Gender in the Climbing Gym

This past summer, we surveyed climbers everywhere on how gender affects their experience at the gym. We gathered data on the...

Foxy Fridays: Taylor Nystrom

It was a typical hot Virginia morning when I drove up to the Nystrom’s house to pick up my friend...

Foxy Fridays: Aleks Shineleva

Aleks is one of those girls you see around the gym who you want to talk to. With a strikingly...

Sometimes You Get Rained On

Sometimes, trips don’t go the way you want them to. Sometimes you get rained on. Sometimes you start up a...

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