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OutClimb Cancer Challenge


March 5, 2016

Online Registration is Now Closed.

The 2016 OutClimb Cancer Challenge is a thrilling 24-story stair climb to the top floor of the Wells Fargo Center. It's a test of speed (a chip-timed event) and endurance (total number of climbs to the top). This unique experience is completely a philanthropic endeavor organized by a team volunteers for the benefit of the Huntsman Cancer Foundation. 100% of the funds raised above event costs (which are covered by the registration fee) will go to research at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. During the first two years of the OutClimb Cancer Challenge we raised $50,540 for cancer research! Please sign up today!

Wells Fargo Center climb from the view of ultra climber Ken Myers. Video created by Ken Myers

Huntsman Outclimb Cancer Challenge from KM on Vimeo.



Event Location:
Wells Fargo Center
299 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111



Event Schedule:
The OutClimb Cancer Challenge will be held from 6:00 am to noon on March 5, 2016. The exact starting time of each climber depends on number of climbs goal for each climber and will be published the week of the climb.

Wells Fargo Center Climb Records (2006-2015):


Menís Most Climbs: 48 in 2015 by Kevin Van Loon (north stairwell) and 47 in 2013 by Chuck Konopa, Pete Stoughton, & Jason Berry (south stairwell)


Womenís Most Climbs: 45 in 2015 by Susette Fisher (north stairwell) and 40 in 2013 by Rachel Dekker Moody (south stairwell)


Menís Fastest Climb: Dustin Kazmar, 3:05.3 in 2014 (24 floors) and Chris Spealler, 2:43.49 in 2008 (23 floors)


Womenís Fastest Climb: Julie Bryan, 4:43.7 in 2015 (24 floors) and Miranda Oldroyd, 3:57.70 in 2008 (23 floors)


Menís Firefighter (full gear) Fastest Climb: Pete Myers, 4:20.6 in 2013 (24 floors) and Dave Chugg, 4:15.30 (23 floors)


Womenís Firefighter (full gear) Fastest Climb: Robin Snyder, 5:22.2 in 2013 (24 floors)



Registration Fees:
Climber: $35 registration fee before February 1st and $40 on and after

Military & First Responder: $30 registration fee before February 1st and $35 on and after

Volunteer: Free! (join OutClimb Cancer Volunteers team)