We’re Here…We’re Queer…& We Climb!

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About the Club:

Twice monthly (2nd & 4th Tuesdays), we’ll be hosting a meet-up for the climber gays of our community. Trans or cis, fifteen or fifty, pan or asexual, etc. You will be safe & welcome in our inclusive space. We strive to foster an environment of respect, safety, diversity and community building while meeting/having a blast with like-minded folx! All levels of climbing experience are welcome, from first timers to well-seasoned trad daddis. We have a zero tolerance policy against any and all discrimination such as transphobia, biphobia, racism, sexism, ageism, ableism, xenophobia, and (obviously) homophobia. No TERFs & no SWERFs, period.

Don’t know what a SWERF or a TERF is? Check out the info below.

What to Expect:

6:30 PM - Introductions & Connections

  • Meet in the classroom (we’ll make an announcement)

  • Names, Pronouns, Climbing Experience, Etc.

7 PM - Let’s Get Climbing!

  • Find a partner or two, or three or……head out and climb!

  • Go Boulder, Top Rope, or Lead with old friends and new connections (ALL PE Belay Policies Apply)

About Our Organizer:

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Atha is a twenty-something lover of limestone, community building and intersectionality. They were born & raised here, studied Political Economy at UC Berkeley then trolled in Melbourne, Australia before returning to Santa Cruz in 2018. They are a biracial gender non-conforming lesbian who loves tea, trips to the Emeralds, reading in the sun, cooking for their friends, going to social justice talks, gigs & art exhibitions, thrifting, and their girlfriend.

Atha uses they/them/theirs pronouns, and would love to hear from you! Any questions, comments, and concerns?

Feel free to contact Atha directly at athadavis17@gmail.com

Note: you are also welcome to contact Mike Kittredge,
Pacific Edge Co-General Manager, as well

 

Community and Inclusion at PE:

Pacific Edge is committed to creating a safe and welcoming community environment for all of our members and guests. We expect all members of our community to act with the utmost respect, sensitivity, and consideration, towards each other, at all times.

Pacific Edge recently signed on to the Outdoor Diversity Pledge and we are committed to doing our part in helping diversify the outdoor industry.