Julie Ellison

Julie Ellison

Julie Ellison is a writer, photographer, and editor at large at Climbing magazine. She is also a co-founder of Never Not Collective.


Being Nikki Smith

The climber known for those photos and bylines and first ascents is not the same person on the inside. That person isn’t called Nathan at all. Her name is Nikki.

10 Tips for New Rock Climbers

At the 2018 Women's Climbing Fest in Bishop, California, we talked with professional climbers, guides, and industry workers to soak up some advice for beginners.