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Jan. 20th: Emilie Drinkwater slideshow event: Climbing in Afghanistan

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Doc from Rocksport · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Sep 2010 · Points: 20

A fundraising event January 20th to raise money for Ascend Athletics , an organization that "uses mountain climbing as a vehicle to cultivate unity and a sense of shared achievement among Afghan women of different ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic groups."

If you're not headed up to the dry tool comp at Petra Friday night, please consider supporting this awesome event held at SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury, NY. Gear raffles and prizes donated from Fountain Square Outfitters, Rocksport Climbing Gym and Common Roots Brewing Company. .

More information can also be found in this story from NPR.

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waldo · · Knoxville, TN · Joined Jan 2015 · Points: 30

This is awesome.

Very Strange · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Dec 2014 · Points: 432

Sounds cool! I'll see about swinging by with some friends

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