Photo Credit: Bryn Sillorequez
What is adaptive climbing? Also called paraclimbing, adaptive climbing makes climbing accessible to people with any type of physical disability.
- Resources for adaptive climbing.
- El Capitan (By Enock Glidden) - Enock, a paraplegic climber with Spina Bifida, takes us on his journey to climb El Capitan in Yosemite, CA.
- Failure is Part of the Price: Rand Abbott Attempts the First Adaptive Lead Ascent of The Nose (By Stefani Dawn) - Rand Abbott is one of the few adaptive lead aid climbers in the world. In the Fall of 2021 he attempted to be the first adaptive lead aid climber to ascend The Nose. The first attempt was a "successful failure." Find out why.
- Quinn Brett Interview (By Enock Glidden) - Climber Quinn Brett became paralyzed after a fall when trying to set a new speed record for The Nose in Yosemite. Enock Glidden interviews Quinn who shares what she is doing in her new life and the messages she wishes to share with climbers.
- My Journey to Adaptive Rock Climbing (by Enock Glidden) - Enock shares path of exploration, determination, and perseverance to let no fences stop him from adventure, including climbing.