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Fri, August 20 6:00 PM MT
to Sat, August 21 6:00 PM MT

Momentum Indoor Climbing-Sandy
220 w 10600 s
Sandy, UT 84070

We're back at it! Join the 2021 Climbathon, and climb for a cause!! We invite participants of all levels and abilities to join us for 24-hours of fun, climbing, games, and prizes!

Join us for our 2nd year running the EMG 24-hour Climbathon, hosted by Momemtum Indoor Climbing, Sandy!


Our programs could not happen without the support of our community. Your participation in our Climbathon will help us continue to grow and expand. This 24-hour event will include raffles every hour on the hour sponsored by Black Diamond, a silent auction (online bidding), award ceremony, swag bags & more. Even though the event goes all night, you are not required to climb the whole time although awards will be given to those who climb the most feet in their age category. All the money raised will go towards funding our local outdoor programs in order to expand our reach to more deserving members of our Salt Lake and Summit County Communities.

The participant who climbs the most vertical feet in their age and ability category will win a prize at the end of the climbathon. In order to do so, climbers must adhere to the following criteria:


  • 1 route = 50 feet on the big wall and 1 bouldering objective = 10 ft

  • Climbers must record each route they climb during the 24-hour period

  • You can only climb 1 specific route TWICE per hour for it to count

  • Downclimbing does not count

  • All “Send Sheets” must be turned into the EMG table by 6 pm Saturday for your distance climbed to count.

  • If you are not belay certified, we will be offering two free belay classes for participants at 7pm on Friday August 20th and 11am on August 21st. If you are unable to make these times, you may have to sign up for the Momentum Class for a fee.

    • EMG volunteers will also be around and happy to belay if their free.

  • BD Sponsored Routes: On all Odd-numbered hours only, if you SEND (no falls or takes) the designated routes, you will receive one raffel ticket for the route prizes (given at the end of the event).

  • Hourly Raffle: After every hour, tickets get dumped and new tickets from continuing participants get put in the bucket

  • **everyone gets 1 raffle ticket upon entry, but can purchase additional raffel tickets throughout the event.

  • Each age group (youth and adult) will have prizes for "Beginner", "Intermediate", and "advanced" categories.

  • Anyone suspected of cheating or damaging property will be immedately asked to leave and disqualified.

  • All ages and abilities and spectators welcome!

  • Registration includees day-passes to Momentum for both days and gear rentals.


Addtional info:

  • We have food provided every six hours by participating local restaruants for participants. If you have dietary restrictions, we advise you bring your own food as we cannot guaruntee the food will meet your needs.
  • At 11pm on Friday the 20th, the doors to Momentum will lock to outside guests. All those who want to participate overnight will have to be in the gym by this time. You will be allowed to leave, but there will not be any re-entry for the safety of our participants and staff. 
  • The yoga room (upstairs) will be set up at this time for a quiet chill space if you want to bring a sleeping pad and get some rest.
  • Breakout games (including kids-specific games on Saturday afternoon), yoga, and contests will run all day/night with a full schedule announced leading up to the event.
  • In the event that Covid-19 restrictions are put back in place, and it is not deemed safe to proceed at the time of the event, we will postpone, not cancel the event, and you will be given the option of a full refund.



Our Story:

Before Nikki McGee founded and became Executive Director of Elevated Mountain Guides, she faced many of the struggles that the participants we work with encounter on a daily basis. Coming from an underserved community with few resources and alternatives, Nikki found climbing and the outdoor community. Since discovering the tremendous benefits climbing has on physical and mental health, she has been dedicated to making the outdoors, and the tools it has to offer, accessible to all.

Since 2017 Project Climb has been creating opportunities for our local underserved communities to get outdoors by creating accessible outdoor education and supportive climbing programs. Our program's success directly connect with our 4 pillar mission: 1) Experiential Outdoor Education, 2) Environmental Stewardship, 3) Community Engagement & 4) Establishing Healthy Habits. 

  • Project Climb takes underserved youth ages 4-17 in Salt Lake and Summit Counties to climb indoors and outdoors. Thus far, we have worked with over 150 youth and seen improvements in classroom engagement, self efficacy, stress management, self-esteem, and even improved grades!



All ticket sales are stopped at this time. You can still make a donation. Please contact the event organizers if you have any questions.
$20 Adult Participant

Includes 24-hour access to Momentum Sandy during the event, rental gear, 1 raffle ticket, Climbathon Shirt, and SWAG BAG from our sponsors.

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14 of 200 claimed
$10 Youth Participant
Under 18. Includes 24-hour access to Momentum Millcreek during the event, rental gear, 1 raffle ticket, Climbathon Shirt, and SWAG BAG from our sponsors.
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6 of 100 claimed
$40 Adult (16 and older)
$20 Youth (15 and under)
$20 Sponsor an EMG youth
$5 raffle ticket
$20 5 for $20 raffle

5 for $20

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