Disabled Veterans rock climbing trip to Red River Gorge, Kentucky
Catalyst Sports, in collaboration with The RHI Sports Program (RHISP), invite Veterans to participate in an all-inclusive outdoor rock climbing trip to the Red River Gorge, Kentucky. RHISP and Catalyst will provide lodging, food, instructors, volunteers and climbing equipment to facilitate two full days of rock climbing.
Who: Any disabled veteran who meets the Physical Requirements. No climbing experience required. (only 10 spots available)
When: August 26th -28th, 2022
Where: Red River Gorge, Kentucky (RRG) Known for world class rock climbing, the RRG is one of the most popular climbing meccas east of the Mississippi.
Cost: $85 which pays for lodging, food, and equipment. This reduced cost is thanks to a generous donor! *Scholarships are available if needed.*
Physical Requirements: Requirements to start rock climbing are that you be more-or-less able-bodied, and healthy enough to do moderate activity in a day. Light to moderate hiking is required.
Weather: We will monitor the forecast for inclement weather the days leading up to trip date. We will keep you posted if there are any revisions to the weekend.
Travel: Each participant is required to provide their own transportation to the RRG. We will provide transportation to and from the climbing areas.
Directions: For GPS, Slade, Kentucky is the nearest town central to the RRG. Additional details for meet up will be provided to participants once registration is closed.
Lodging: To be announced once registration is closed. We will secure lodging for participants and volunteers. Note, we will not be primitive camping.
Food: Food will be provided for participants for the weekend. If any participant has specific dietary needs, we will collect this information from registered participants.
Climbing Gear: Catalyst Sports will provide all the necessary climbing gear - harnesses, shoes, helmets. If you have personal climbing gear, we welcome and encourage you to bring it to use.