NETWORK 5.12’S VISION
Driven by love for people and nature, Network 5.12, LLC grows climbers physically and spiritually through outdoor adventure.
BRIEF HISTORY OF HOW NETWORK 5.12 GOT STARTED AND WHY IT EXISTS
Andrew and Laura Bellisle met while living in Yosemite National Park. As their love for God, climbing, and each other grew, the two found themselves in Denver, CO for Andrew to start the M.Div program at Denver Seminary. Over the first couple years of school, the two then planned to begin a Christian climbing guide service in the Denver area. God has had His hands all over the process so far.
Network 5.12, LLC is now a team of guides, working to present the gospel through climbing metaphors. The summer of 2016 has started off a great and the trips are providing great opportunities to minister to both Christ-followers and fellow wanderers.
WHAT MAKES A SUCCESSFUL WILDERNESS ADVENTURE TRIP?
Network 5.12, LLC provides professionally guided rock-climbing expeditions for groups of 1-12 people. Our Half-Day and Full-Day expeditions are conducted on single-pitch, top-roping terrain and combine elements of team-building, faith development, and climbing safety.
HOW NETWORK 5.12 INTRODUCES PEOPLE TO CHRIST
The parallels between climbing and following Jesus are infinite; we work hard to facilitate conversation that naturally connects these dots for people.
DURATION OF TRIPS OFFERED
They offer 1/2 or full day trips.
EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING ELEMENTS TYPICALLY INCLUDED IN THEIR TRIPS
- Daily devotion or quiet times
- Teachable moments or trail talks along the journey
- Rock climbing
- Practicing and Teaching Leave No Trace Ethics
Trips cost in the range of $100-$150.