Women’s Climbing Symposium 2017: Report

On the first weekend of November, over 400 women from eight countries (including a group of seven from Iceland!) converged on Bloc Climbing in Bristol for the seventh annual Women’s Climbing Symposium.

“Inspire” was the order of the day, and Anoushé Husain kicked off the event in fine style, fresh from winning the Helen Rollason Award for Inspiration at The Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year Awards earlier in the week. Her talk set the bar for the day, telling her amazing story of overcoming obstacles, encouraging attendees to push their personal boundaries and “lean in to the fear”.

Go read the full piece on UK Climbing:


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