Meet Jim Riddell, of the Riddell Family Trust

What initially inspired you to lend your support to Oakland youth?  My sister and I grew up in Berkeley, and our mother lived in Oakland for the last 14 years of her life, and it seemed Oakland always had an edge to it. Great wealth and privilege, some tremendous...

Standing Up for Roe V. Wade

Bay Area Wilderness Training staff believe our work stands vehemently against the strikedown of Roe V. Wade. We are outraged at the disdain for a person’s most intimate freedoms by the Supreme Court. One of BAWT’s primary goals is to support positive societal outcomes...
Instructor Highlight: Miranda Fry

Instructor Highlight: Miranda Fry

My name is Miranda Fry and I am a Lead Instructor, Advisory Council member and Instructor Ambassador with BAWT. I identify as an educator, artist, sister, daughter and queer mixed adventurer. I’m from the Sierra foothills, but I found community in the Bay and...

Andrea’s Half Dome Hike

We’re teaming up with AFK participants to get the lowdown on our BAWT signature trips. Get inspired by individuals who have already fundraised their way to adventure and made a direct impact on Bay Area youth. Andrea – on top of being a BAWT Board Member...

AFK Mount Baker: Crystal’s Climb

We’re teaming up with AFK participants to get the lowdown on our BAWT signature trips. Get inspired by individuals who have already fundraised their way to adventure and made a direct impact on Bay Area youth. Crystal is a creative fundraiser and adventurer who is on...