Application is to be completed by applicant, not a parent. No previous climbing experience necessary. Eligible applicants are those finishing 8th – 11th grade in May 2019.
Completed application must be submitted by 5pm on April 19th, 2019.
Upon completing this application, you will receive a confirmation email/phone call. If receiving an interview, you will be contacted the following week and an interview will be scheduled during the week of April 22-26. The WyoClimbers education committee will choose four recipients from those interviewed. Recipients will be notified by May 1.
The 2019 climb will be with Jackson Hole Mountain Guides from July 19th - July 22nd (see itinerary below). The dates are not negotiable, so make sure you would be available if you are applying for this opportunity! Climb details, gear list, training plan, and official itinerary will be provided to the scholarship recipients upon notification and acceptance.
Planned Itinerary: Friday, July 19th - Meet guides at Lupine Meadows Trailhead, hike to Corbet High Camp Saturday, July 20th - Training Day, Climb/Rappel InstructionSunday, July 21st - Summit DayMonday July 22nd - Optional Summit Day if weather didn't allow on previous day
Scholarship recipients will be climbing with up to 3 other youths and 2 mountain guides in variable weather conditions and over varied terrain. If you are filling out this application, you should be prepared for mental and physical challenge. Additionally, be prepared to work with others to accomplish goals and to ask for help. If the recipient needs help with gear, WyoClimbers and Jackson Hole Mountain Guides will loan out what is needed.