At Climb and Conquer, we believe that the power of a loving community and climbing as a sports, exercise and hobby can benefit people hugely and lifelong. These are some stories from participants on how their lives have been enriched by the experience…

Hear what the community said about CNC…

Youth, Parents & Guardians


Carolee McGillivray (Parent)

Cheryl (Parent)

Amanda B. (Youth)

Simon (Youth)

Erin P. (Parent)  

Victoria G. (Big Sister)

Kevin Riley (Big Brother)

Leon Chew (Kidstart Mentor)

Karen Lee (Big Sister)

Andrea Lobo (Big Sister)

Cassandra Lee (Big Sister)

Ally M. (Big Sister)




Adam B.

Colin Maishment 

Kyle Wu

Community Partners


Eric Furlotte (Manager of Cliffhanger Vancouver) 

Andrew Coffey (Owner of Hive Climbing Centre) 

Andrew Wilson (former Manger of Richmond Oval Climbing Wall) 

Pisa Lam (Counsellor with Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland) 

Darcie Gabruck (Community Development Coordinator at YWCA) 

Mike Powar ( Life Skills Coordinator for the Rights of Passage program at Covenant House ) 

Lak Gill ( Coordinator of Volunteers at PLEA Kidstart Program) 

Rose Baraty (Administrative Supervisor & Event and Volunteer Intake Coordinator at Big Brothers.) 

Janet Chung ( Settlement Worker at the Vancouver School Board)