Marmot Lead Now Tour
Professional rock climber Paige Claassen will hit a new international destination every month, challenged by difficult climbs, new cultures, and raising $120,000 for charity organizations.
Japan: Lead Now Tour Location #4
Professional rock climber Paige Claassen aims to raise money for Colorado flood relief efforts, but from afar: Japan! In the latest installment of the her global tour, she explores the customs and climbing opportunities, while getting used to a new
Italy: Lead Now Tour Location #3
Professional rock climber Paige Claassen brings awareness to Save the Children while also attempting the second ascent of Art Attack, a slab in the Alps. After more than 30 attempts, will she complete it? Watch and find out.
Russia: Lead Now Tour Location #2
Professional rock climber Paige Claassen attempts to climb "Catharsis," which has only been climbed by one person before. Meanwhile, she gets used to the simple, hardworking life of women in Russia.
the time, we're like will we even be able to find a grocery store to get food. How is this month going to turn out? How are we going to climb hard while living in this
South Africa: Lead Now Tour Location #1
Professional rock climber Paige Claassen faces her first challenges in South Africa and works to bring awareness to Room to Read.
-Good morning, South Africa . How is it? It's a cool 15 degrees Celsius this morning in Mpumalanga. Slow-moving traffic on the N4, cause of pile up
and classic tunes, getting you into the mood. -Right now, we're in South Africa and this is the first stop on our trip around the world both to climb and to raise awareness for different non-profit organizations. -I haven't found anything that pushes all the buttons and ticks all the boxes like climbing does in South Africa . And we- we're very much out of the way. And we've got something different to offer. -It's been crazy because we drove in and I was like, "Oh, yeah. I like the landscape." It doesn't look like The Lion King or anything. It looks like Colorado or maybe driving to Midwestern parts and then all of a sudden, you know, there's a
inspired by watching them climb. -So, we're in the Free State of South Africa which is not known to be a climbing area at all. I don't think there's more than 5 climbers in the Free
An Intro to the Lead Now Tour
Jon Glassberg of Louder Than 11 introduces us to professional rock climber Paige Claassen and her amazing Lead Now Tour with Marmot Pro.
I will be capturing every moment of Paige's journey. I'm an adventure film maker and my goal on this trip is to connect the people and cultures around the world and raise awareness for our non-profit