Tyrhee Moore was tired of choosing between the outdoors and his community. So in 2018, he founded Soul Trak Outdoors, a nonprofit which engages Washington D.C.'s African American community through “brunch and adventure” outings. To learn more about Tyrhee and a handful of other change-makers working to make the outdoors a more welcoming and vibrant place, check out The New Outdoor All-Stars.
“Bringing It Home” follows Tyrhee Moore, mountaineer, outdoor education advocate, and founder of Soul Trak, as he tells the story of his connection to the outdoors that was fostered at a young age. Born and raised in one of the toughest neighborhoods in South East Washington, D.C., Moore still resides in the area today and passionately dedicates his time to inspire and educate urban youth about the power and accessibility of the outdoors....
Born and raised in one of the toughest neighborhoods of Southeast Washington, D.C., Tyrhee Moore is a mountaineer and outdoor education advocate for urban communities of color. He has climbed Grand Teton, Mount Kilimanjaro, Aconcagua, and was a member of the first all African-American climb of Denali. When he was only 25, Moore created the D.C.-based nonprofit, Soul Trak Outdoors. Check out their website to join a local event and/or become an outdoor leader.
Tyrhee Moore was 13 when he saw his first mountain during a summer program in Jackson, Wyoming, with the organization City Kids. Now, more than 10 years—and and an ascent of Denali later—Moore is giving back by leading young explorers from his hometown of D.C. up the Grand Teton. Hear him tell his story in his own words in this short documentary.