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City of Rocks Fall Trip 2013

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in climbing, community, encouragement, Epic, Expedition, experience, Explore, family, Fears, friendship, Fun, guides and outfitters, Guiding, Instructing, learn, mentor, Obstacle, opportunities, Outdoor, outdoor adventures | Comments Off on City of Rocks Fall Trip 2013

City of Rocks Fall Trip 2013 This fall, we had the pleasure of taking a few of our favorite clients on a rock climbing adventure to City of Rocks in Idaho. Everyone had an amazing time and we can't wait to go back before the snow flies. To learn more about Cannot buy cialis job. [...]

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Tuesday’s Spotlight: Autism

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in autism, Bouldering, climbing, donate, encouragement, Engage, family, Fitness, Indoor Climbing, mentor, Obstacle, opportunities, Overcoming, participation | Comments Off on Tuesday’s Spotlight: Autism

Today's Spotlight: Autism Today's spotlight is on a group of people very close to our hearts: people with Autism. We started the Rock On! Program in 2007, which is a mentor-based, indoor climbing program for kids with Autism and their siblings. We could not have predicted the positive response that came as a result of [...]

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Smiles, Laughter and Life Change on a Rock Wall | A Splore Story

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in abilities, accessibility, activities, adaptive, Adaptive Recreation, Adventure, autism, climbing, community, disabilities, disability, donors, encouragement, family, mentor, opportunities, outdoor adventures | Comments Off on Smiles, Laughter and Life Change on a Rock Wall | A Splore Story

A letter from the parent of a Rock On! participant: Dear Splore, His volunteer, Alaina, and the rest of your team brought him out of his shell and taught him to climb. He loves it, and moreover, he beams with pride for days after each lesson. This pride also seems to spill over into the [...]

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Tales of Urban Adventurers

Posted by on Mar 8, 2012 in abilities, accessibility, disabilities, encouragement, experience, family, friendship, iditarod, inclusion, outdoor adventures, Outdoor recreation, urban iditarod | Comments Off on Tales of Urban Adventurers

So there we were, March 3rd 2012 at 9:30am in Taylorsville. Just me, Janine, Tanner, Tyler and a shopping cart. We had equipped the shopping cart with an inflatable kayak, ourselves with helmets and PFDs. We were prepared for anything. As the time drew closer to the start of the Taylorsville Urban Iditarod, the four [...]

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A New Hobby for His Son

Posted by on Apr 11, 2008 in autism, encouragement, hobby, rock climbing, Rock On Program | Comments Off on A New Hobby for His Son

After his son’s pediatrician recommended SPLORE, Eric decided to take a closer look at the program. Coincidentally, SPLORE was getting ready to launch their new Rock On! program designed specifically for children with autism. Eric thought the program might be a good fit for his son Jaden so he enrolled him in the eight week long Rock [...]

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