Missoula Climbing Team

The Missoula Climbing Team, also known as the Gnar Pirates, are a youth competitive climbing team located in Missoula, MT and managed by the non-profit Defying Gravity. Now in existence for six years, the Gnar Pirates compete as members of USA Climbing's sanctioned Bouldering and Sport climbing disciplines.

We currently have twenty three active members ages 8-15 that compete within our competitive region which includes Montana, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming and western Colorado.

To learn more about the non-profit that manages our team and their involvement in the local community visit us at Defying Gravity.

To learn more about our team history and where we compete scroll through the timeline below.