ASU Climbing Team

The team participates in the Collegiate Climbing Series, part of USA Climbing. The season runs in the spring, starting in February and ending late April or early May. From the beginning, the team has been one of the top teams in the region, with several regional championships and athletes regularly placing in the top 10 of every event. We are the only collegiate climbing team in the nation to offer climbing scholarships. The team pays for all competition expenses for all team members.

Head Climbing Coach

Mat Moore

A Colorado native, Matt has always had a deep connection to climbing and has spent more than a decade mastering the craft. As a former sponsored athlete, he has a deep understanding of movement, route setting, and training periodization. Mr. Moore’s connection to Adams State runs deep, he received his undergraduate and masters degree from the University and has been connected to ASAP and the Climbing Team from the beginning. Currently, Matt holds the role of Operations Manager at La Puente, Inc., and oversees the social enterprises whose profits benefit the homeless and impoverished here in the San Luis Valley.

To contact Mat with questions about joining or supporting the team email: