Adaptive climbing tour comes to Fletcher in August

Press release from Catalyst Sports:

On August 20, 2022 Catalyst Sports will be coming to Asheville, NC as a part of the largest adaptive climbing tour in the country. Catalyst will host a large-scale adaptive climbing clinic in an effort to make climbing more diverse, accessible and inclusive. The event will take place at The Riveter (701 Old Fanning Bridge Rd, Fletcher, NC 28732) from 9:00am to 12:00pm. There are opportunities for both participants and volunteers to sign up during this one day event. Catalyst Sports will have trained volunteers and staff ready to help adaptive climbers conquer new heights.

The events are completely FREE and open to anyone with a physical disability to include spinal cord injuries, amputations and those with visual impairments. Registration opens February 11, 2022.

To participate, volunteer, host a stop, sponsor the tour or learn more about this event please visit.

Who – Participation is for anyone with a physical disability and of any age
What – Climbing using specialized equipment and techniques
Where – The Riveter (701 Old Fanning Bridge Rd, Fletcher, NC 28732)
When – August 20, 2022 from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Why – To provide more diversity, access and inclusion in the community and in climbing

About Catalyst Sports

Our mission is to give people with disabilities access to the life changing impact of adventure within a supportive and inclusive community.

Catalyst Sports is a chapter based, volunteer run, 501c3 non-profit organization that acts as an agent of change in the lives of people with disabilities and our communities. Adventure sports provide a fun and exciting platform for challenging ourselves mentally, physically, and emotionally. When this challenge takes place alongside a supportive and encouraging community of people, we all discover our abilities, our need for each other and the importance of living active and healthy lives.

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