A division of Elevated Mountain Guides

Outdoor Mentorship for Utah’s refugee youth

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Utah is home to over 60,000 refugees. Embark is a program that introduces wilderness skills, rock climbing, and snow sports to young women in Salt Lake and Utah County’s ever-growing refugee community.

Embark is a Division of Elevated Mountain Guides.


Get out with us!

We’d love to have your help. If you climb, hike, or would rather assist in admin and program operations, there may be a place for you within Embark. Get in touch with us for details.

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Our Mission

We believe that a challenge today becomes a tool for tomorrow. We also believe that the outdoors is a space we all share, no matter where we come from, and understanding how to engage with the outdoors helps bridge cultural gaps.

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