climbing It's 'An Incredible Race' For Climbing's First Olympic Hopefuls By Nate Hegyi • Dec 5, 2019 Listen Listening... / Rock climbing is making its debut in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the U.S. national team is training in Salt Lake City. For the eight elite athletes who make up the team, the games will represent a high point in their career. Climbing Is A Growing Sport, Says New Report By Amanda Peacher • Jul 12, 2019 Courtesy National Park Service More and more people are becoming rock climbers, and the economic effects are big in our region. That’s according to a new report from the American Alpine Club. Listen Listening... / 0:44 Click 'play' to hear the audio version pf this story.