Zahra Rose, a brand ambassador for Sports Shoes and The North Face, and has achieved incredible feats such as trekking to Everest, Broad Peak, and K2 Base camps, as well as summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.
In addition to her love for adventure, Zahra is an active member of the Muslim Hikers Community and uses her social media platform to promote representation of Muslim women in outdoor activities.
Zahra is a strong advocate for breaking down stereotypes of the "Hijabi woman" and inspiring the next generation to pursue their dreams.
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Who is Zahra Rose
Being raised in Hastings, South England
Having 2 younger sisters
Feeling out of place
Struggling to make friends locally
Seeing people who looked like her for the first time
Moving to London to study fashion design
Feeling confident and knowing herself well
Being inspired by her father who was a runner
Getting involved in sports
Wearing the headscarf at 14
Feeling the need to change her personality
Feeling confident and self assured
Representing her faith and feeling a sense of responsibly
Starting travelling after university
Why travelling is an important part of life
Getting into hiking at 14
Her first charity trip to Snowdon
The struggle of climbing her first mountain
Wanting to encourage other muslim women to get outdoors
Creating a vision board every year
Connecting with Haroon Mota from Muslin Hikers
Planning to go to Everest Base Camp, Nepal
Training and preparation for the trip
The importance of training your mind
Starting her day with yoga
The power of acceptance
Checking in with yourself on a regular basis
Spending time in Nepal
The challenges on the hike to base camp
Dealing with the adventure blues
Planning the next challenge/adventure
Needing something to look forward to
Climbing Kilimanjaro - the highest mountain in Africa
Praying while on adventure
Heading to Broad Peak and K2 Base Camps
The final push to get to base camp
Being supported and encouraged at the the tough moments
Being a member o fMuslim Hikers - Inspiring Muslims to get OUTDOORS.
How to connect with Zahra Rose
Final words of advice to motivate and inspire other women and girls to get active and spend more time in the outdoors
Why nothing is beyond your limits
Her plans to reach 40 countries
Muslim Hikers - Inspiring Muslims to get OUTDOORS.
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