Evan Gill is also known as ‘Black Sherpa’. Gill is an African American veteran who relocated to Denver, CO from Baltimore, MD approximately three years ago. After moving to Denver, Gill started exploring the outdoors and got hooked on hiking. After overcoming a sharp learning curve on his first hike, Gill has summited all 53 of Colorado’s 14,000+ peaks in Colorado.
On top of this very impressive accomplishment, Gill is working to promote diversity in outdoor recreation and adventure sports. Participation in these activities has historically been overwhelmingly dominated by white folks. Gill has partnered with Denver-based nonprofit Vibe Tribe Adventures. Vibe Tribe Adventures is a fantastic organization that encourages urban youth to participate in outdoor recreation and action sports.
Images From: Evan Gill Facebook Page