Q & A with Non-Profit, Outdoor Afro

Sponsorship and Non-Profit
Outdoor Afro has become the nation’s leading, cutting edge network that celebrates and inspires African American connections and leadership in nature. Since 2009, we have helped people take better care of themselves, our communities, and our planet!.. Our partners are one of the reasons we can do this work. Many have been with us since Outdoor Afro was just an idea. Our gratitude for partners runs deep because it is a partnership built on trust. We are thrilled to be working with Big Agnes and look forward to many more years of a mutually beneficial relationship. Read the rest

#BorderToBackyard’s Bonding on Bikes

Company News
"Something pretty powerful happens, however, when the depth of your vulnerability somehow parallels the level of trust your team has developed in one another. It allows you to feel all the feels: the frustration, the defeat, and the absolute rawness of the accumulation of the days. It also allows you to dust one another off, to become each other’s soul food, one another’s strength. Because we were so willing, because it was so easy, because we didn’t really have to search for it in one another--we were able to see ourselves, our team, and that trail with a different set of eyes. Our miles together were void of all judgement, and our moments of frustration were never due to each other--we were far too busy with our jokes and one-liners for that. The energy we shared was airy enough to keep us afloat--to carry us--from beginning to end." Read the rest

No Barriers: Blind Climber Trevor Hahn Summits Gokyo Ri

Sponsorship and Non-Profit
"No view could ever compare with the textures under my feet, the surrounding sounds, and the spiritual feeling I received from the Himalayan Giants around me. It has been a lifelong dream of mine to climb in the Himalayas, and I was not going to let my blindness be a barrier. Armed with two trekking poles and a bell to follow, I was part of a team on an epic journey to slay 17,575 ft. Gokyo Ri." Read the rest