Dani Reyes-Acosta is an athlete, advocate, and storyteller redefining the narrative of who plays outside and how we build community with others on this planet.

In Short


In Short


As two practitioners of equity in the outdoors, Lila Leatherman and Dani Reyes-Acosta want to answer the question: “what does allyship mean to you?”

Castleton Tower sleepover with Kaya Lindsay for

Bloopers reel from the Castleton Tower sleepover with Kaya Lindsay.

I went to Mexico to surf and speak Spanish. What I discovered, though, was that for the first time, I felt comfortable in my skin.


A rising tide lifts all boats.
If you want to share (and tell) stories that build global community, I want to work with you.




From the Andes to the Rockies to the Tetons, I focus on my three things—communities, kin, and canvas—around me as I find new lines to draw.

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