The nonprofit Climbing for a Reason heads to a remote village in Pakistan's Sigar Valley to introduce climbing to its systemically disenfranchised young girls.
The Indian climbing community is predominantly male. These women aim to change that.
Thousands of activists now face persecution in Afghanistan. Some of them are climbers.
The team at Ascend, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, is working to ensure the safety of its staff and students.
A clash between coed climbers and religious locals at a crag in Isfahan province in Iran led to a ban against women climbing there.