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A Black Girl’s Guide to Hiking in the Rain by Tiffany Tharpe

It was 6 AM when I woke up to the sound of rain hitting the roof. It was a soothing sound, but worry settled in and I wondered if I needed to send out a frantic "CANCELLED DUE TO THE RAIN" text. Michelle and I had tried, amateurishly, to track the SoCal storm, but Mother… Continue reading A Black Girl’s Guide to Hiking in the Rain by Tiffany Tharpe

Personal Story, Reflection

The Importance of Finding Your Group By Jasmine D. Lowe Jasminedlowe.com

Beads of cool sweat begin to evaporate as a light breeze whips by my dampened face. I peer out onto a sea of trees that decorate the mountainside that I am perched upon that morning. I take a moment to look past the large white iconic Hollywood sign, and beyond the natural landscape to where… Continue reading The Importance of Finding Your Group By Jasmine D. Lowe Jasminedlowe.com

Personal Story, Reflection

Coping with Fear in the Outdoors by Tiffany Tharpe

The outdoors offers a slew of activities one can partake in. Each involves a different kind of challenge, and many can and do involve danger. It's natural for hikers, climbers, and other adventurers to have some kind of fear when partaking in these natural activities, since you can be risking your life at times. For… Continue reading Coping with Fear in the Outdoors by Tiffany Tharpe