Crystal Gail Welcome

After a lengthy battle with a rare brain disease, Crystal Gail Welcome came to recognize the healing power of nature. She now uses her experience to break down barriers so more people can access the outdoors. Crystal is an experiential educator, author, storyteller, activist, backpacker, Black outdoor leader, and the first person to summit Mt. Whitney with an implanted neuromodulator. She
chooses to speak out against racial injustice in the United States by hiking and giving voice to her experiences.