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Honoring the Significance of Juneteenth

Honoring the Significance of Juneteenth

Written by Kadisha Aburub, Edited by Crystal Tan Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Cel-Liberation Day, is an American holiday celebrated annually on June 19th. It commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union General Gordon Granger recited federal...

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Mental Health in Climbing: Keep Climbing

Mental Health in Climbing: Keep Climbing

Written by Hailey McFelia, Edited by Katherine Ku In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month we, here at Sender One wanted to start a conversation about mental health in climbing. We all know working out is great for our overall moods and brain chemicals, but there...

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Acknowledging the Land That We Are On

Acknowledging the Land That We Are On

Written by Kadisha Aburub   If you’ve ever been to an affinity space meetup or event you’ll often hear a Land Acknowledgement at the start of a meetup. A Land Acknowledgment is a formal statement that recognizes and respects Indigenous People as traditional...

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Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month

Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month

Written by Eric Ho, Edited by Katherine Ku  What Does AAPI Mean?Why are there so many letters? Well, being Asian American and Pacific Islander are two different things. Asian Americans include East Asians, South Asians, and Southeast Asians. Pacific Islanders...

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Introducing Sender One’s 2023 Spring Line

Introducing Sender One’s 2023 Spring Line

Written by Devan Roper, Photos by Katherine Ku & Devan Roper Hey Sender One Fam!  Our new Spring Line is now LIVE. If you have been to the gym recently, you might have seen our *literally* cool new merch… Make your OOTD cooler than the temps this spring with our...

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Staff Highlight: Sending with Dom Barry

Staff Highlight: Sending with Dom Barry

Written by Khristina Rhead, Edited by Hailey McFelia and Katherine Ku Dominique Barry – you may have seen him coaching youth climbers at Sender One Playa Vista, making his way up the Torch at LAX, or sport climbing at popular outdoor crag, Malibu Creek. Currently, Dom...

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What to Wear to Your Sender City Session

What to Wear to Your Sender City Session

Did Sender City pop up on your Tik Tok and now it’s all you can think about? Or, did you pass by Sender City at the gym and see the enormous slide that brings joy and fear to all climbers that come across it?  However you got here, welcome! Sender City is a fun,...

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Indigenous People’s Month

Indigenous People’s Month

Written by Kadisha Aburub Picture this: you and your friends plan a bouldering trip to Joshua Tree and are eager to explore all the areas you have yet to visit. It is easy to forget that public lands were created through dispossession of millions of Indigenous people....

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Sender One Westwood Update

Sender One Westwood Update

An update on the Sender One Westwood bouldering gym Updated 1/29/2024 We're excited to be opening our doors in February 2024! We’re excited to announce that after 2 years of delays from COVID and city permitting, construction on our Westwood bouldering gym is finally...

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National Yoga Month 2022

National Yoga Month 2022

Join Sender One in celebrating National Yoga Month! Yoga originated thousands of years ago and has grown to be widely practiced all over the world. In 2008, the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (N.C.C.I.H.) designated September as National Yoga...

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Global Climbing Day 2022

Global Climbing Day 2022

As many climbers will tell you, rock climbing is not just a sport - it is also a lifestyle that places a strong emphasis on community-building and inclusivity. To celebrate the diverse individuals who make up the climbing community, The North Face has partnered with...

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Regarding Roe v. Wade, from our CEO

Regarding Roe v. Wade, from our CEO

Dear Sender One Community,   When I look at what Sender One has become over the last few years, I am extremely proud of how many women I see in positions of leadership.  While I may be the most visible and most vocal, anyone that comes to a Sender One will see...

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