Gay hiking

Pioneering gay mountaineer Silvia Vasquez-Lavado talks about hiking as healing

“I’m from the Andes, I’ve never been a hiker,” says Silvia Vasquez-Lavado, the first gay woman to conquer the famous Seven Summits. But an ayahuasca-fueled journey in his difficult childhood with his mother and father in the early 2000s had him contemplating mountains. Shortly after that and after an outing to Sports Basement for climbing […]