America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston

Understory | Rock Climbing's Troubled Route Naming Tradition

Special | 8m 48s  | Video has closed captioning.

Baratunde Thurston meets Favia Dubyk, an avid rock climber who has been bouldering for over a decade. However, as a black woman, climbing hasn't been easy. Favia discusses the problematic route names and other aspects of the sport that have created unwelcoming environments for people like her, as well as, how the climbing community is working to make the sport more inclusive for all.

Aired: 10/20/22

Rating: NR

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