Through the Climb For Change Blog, we endeavor to share remarkable climbing inspired stories from individuals of all walks of life (whether they climb, trek or hike for personal enrichment, their community or humanity) to help and inspire all of us to climb the mountains in our lives... together.
January 2, 2012
To all our Fellow Climbers, Hikers, and Trekkers for change,
Reflecting on 2011, we find ourselves thinking about a quote from Buddha: “It is better to travel well than to arrive.”
From the heights of Pico de Orizaba, to playing among the peaks in our own backyard, from navigating economic uncertainty, to understanding how we can better our own communities, 2011 has been a year...
December 23, 2011
Here is a special story for the holiday season. This team’s climb for change journey instantly touched my heart, and I think you’ll find it equally beautiful.
Believing firmly that no obstacle is too great to overcome, Kyle Maynard, and the entire Mission Kilimanjaro Team are taking on the impressive mission of reaching the summit of Africa’s highest summit together. This...
December 9, 2011
“We’re a group of educated youth born and raised in the mountains of Sri Lanka,” writes Ranjith. “For me, this is the world that provides everything – we all live together as one family here and always depend on nature and the mountains for our livelihood.”
A message from Ranjith pops into my inbox the other day. “We work to preserve mountains in...
December 1, 2011
When I started writing for Climb for Change, my mentor Chantal Schauch, gave me sound advice – “if it inspires you, share it."
Steph Davis has inspired me since I began climbing five years ago. As a female in a male dominated sport, I love that Steph pushes boundaries in climbing and BASE jumping. To name a few of her accomplishments, Steph was the first woman to free...
November 17, 2011
“Have you ever gone through a major life challenge and not felt supported? Have you ever wondered how some people seem to thrive during these hardships, while others suffer?” - SpokenCoast Project.
While undergoing an incredibly difficult time, Marissa Krupa created the SpokenCoast Project to explore this question first hand. The Project entails traveling the Pacific Coast from...