Sasha DiGiulian is a professional climber and a full time student at Columbia University in New York City. She is the athlete representative for the International Federation of Sport Climbing, which is competitive climbing's global governing body. She is also an ambassador for Women's Sports Foundation, Right to Play, and Up2Us.

In Cuba, the Climbing Is Irresistible—and Illegal

One of the world’s top female rock climbers explores Cuba’s complex climbing potential. When we first start hiking to the cave all we can see is flat terrain with a perimeter of limestone cliffs in the distance. It isn’t until we veer down a discreet dirt path to an unanticipated opening that we realize that…

From Rock to Ice: Becoming a Beginner Again in Colorado’s Ice Capitol

Prior to venturing into the realm of ice climbing, the only thing I knew about Ouray, Colorado, was that it was the setting for Anne Rand’s book Atlas Shrugged. Apart from that, the small Victorian mountain town may be most known to climbers for the annual Ouray Ice Festival. This year marked the 20th anniversary. Ouray…