CLIMBING MEANS HEALTH, CULTURE, COMMUNITY, AND CONQUERING YOUR OWN BORDERS.

The positive effects of sports on youth development have been well established empirically . Sports are directly correlated to increased school participation and achievement as well as improved focus and self-esteem.

The United Nations (UN) has utilized sports in various volatile post-conflict zones to reduce violence, promote peace, and develop young leaders.

We are an international collective of academics, entrepreneurs, social development specialists, and climbers that see the potential for the sport in youth development. Climbing improves self-esteem, discipline, focus, trust, and reduces stress. It encourages individuals to seek the outdoors, whose positive benefits on mental health are myriad.