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Join change-makers and pioneers from the climbing community to celebrate Global Climbing Day with a YouTube Live conversation about access, inclusion and building a more equitable future—starting with gyms and mountaintops.
We are highlighting change-makers and pioneers from the climbing community to celebrate Global Climbing Day. Do you know someone in your community who is a local hero when it comes to access, inclusion and building a more equitable future in the climbing community? We want to hear their stories.
Celebrate your local heroes in the lead up to Global Climbing Day. Share a photo, their story and tag #WallsAreMeantForClimbing, and @thenorthface_aunz on Instagram or The North Face – Australia & New Zealand on Facebook.
Women Uprising is the only women-of-colour led organisation in Australia that runs technical based climbing workshops for women. Through the Women Uprising Affinity Initiative, we aim to increase accessibility to the outdoor rock climbing industry for women-of-colour of all abilities.
ClimbingQTs is an LGBTQ+ rock climbing and social club based in Naarm/Melbourne, Australia. At the heart of ClimbingQTs values is creating an inclusive, diverse and empowering environment where LGBTQ+ folk can be their true selves, learn new skills, participate in active social sport and connect with the outdoors.
GARIWERD WIMMERA RECONCILIATION NETWORK
Formed by climbers to connect with Traditional Owners through respect and understanding. We are a resource for Traditional Owners and climbers as they walk the path of reconciliation toward respectful access. We aspire to see beyond our own perspectives and through sharing knowledge, inspire change for an inclusive, equitable and just future.
Memphis Rox is diversifying the sport of climbing, because strong communities build a better world.
Paraclimbing London focuses on reducing the barriers paraclimbers may face in the sport.
The Brown Ascenders
The Brown Ascenders makes the outdoors more accessible to historically-excluded communities.
Indigenous Womxn Climb
Indigenous Womxn Climb centers BIPOC community expertise in the regeneration of Land-based relations and activities.
Coral Cliffs is based on principles of inclusivity, with focus on accessible programming and hiring BIPOC.
Climb Malawi ensures climbing is accessible to all Malawians and promotes job opportunities and resources.
Paradox and The North Face created the Adaptive Climbing Initiative to increase access to climbing for individuals with physical disabilities.
The ALL RISE Foundation gives youth a new perspective on the world—and themselves—through climbing.
Last year, through Australia and New Zealand’s participation with Global Climbing Day, we raised $7,500 for our local partnerships Crag Care, Cliff Care and the New Zealand Alpine Club. Learn more about our local organisations here.
Check out #wallsaremeantforclimbing to see photos and event recaps from last year’s Walls Are Meant for Climbing events.
With Climbfest taking place this week, we wanted to introduce you to the founder of Women Uprising and the powerhouse behind the festival, Jo Lee. Learn more about her experience in the climbing community and how she is challenging the status quo.
We are excited to support Women Uprising, alongside Mountain Strong gym, in an exciting line up of in-person climbing workshops, following the success of their Virtual Women’s Climbing Festival held online last year.