When I Climb

Town: New York City & Red Rock Canyon, Nevada
County: United States

Names of people involved:
Kade Diakite
Lucero Cortez
Samantha Lopez
Willa Sheikh

Kade Diakite, a resident of the Bronx, New York, takes her love of climbing and the outdoors to Red Rocks Canyon, Nevada, and to a mentorship program at a New York City climbing facility.

Artist Bio

Originally from Cumberland, Maine, Shelby currently resides in Brooklyn, NY, and often in a tent in various National Parks around the United States. Passionate about the outdoors, climbing, and representation in the outdoor industry, Shelby’s work often focuses on highlighting members of her adventurous community. In between exploring the outdoors, Shelby spends time with movers, shakers, makers, activists, drag queens, and dogs. Shelby’s next adventure is to build out a van and travel around the United State, Mexico, and Canada with her partner and pup, Summit, capturing stories of the communities who are exploring, preserving, and climbing nature.