Hero Loan Climb 2022, Taum Sauk Mountain

Hero Loan is proud to introduce the 2nd Annual Hero Loan Climb! A fundraising climb event that invites those up to the challenge, including veterans, to raise money and awareness for important veterans’ causes.

$17,075

169 supporters

$20,000 goal

Team Members

Natalie

$6,587

27 supporters

Kari

$2,555

22 supporters

Stephany

$545

15 supporters

Michelle

$820

9 supporters

Jeff

$570

9 supporters

Denise

$565

9 supporters

Lauren

$365

9 supporters

Lisa

$445

7 supporters

Matt

$545

5 supporters

Jared

$330

8 supporters

Chris

$350

7 supporters

Ryan

$600

2 supporters

Event

MAY
21

Hero Loan Climb 2022

Saturday at 9:00 AM CDT

In Person

Add to Calendar 2022-05-21 09:00:00 America/Chicago Hero Loan Climb 2022 Date: May 21, 2022 Entry Fee: $125. Veterans and active military, email [email protected] for your promo code! Fundraising Minimum: $500 per participant Taum Sauk Mountain<br>Taum Sauk Mountain, Arcadia Township, MO 63650, USA

Date: May 21, 2022 Entry Fee: $125. Veterans and active military, email [email protected] for your promo code! Fundraising Minimum: $500 per participant

Organizer

Created By

Keep Climbing Foundation

EIN: 86-1945024

Story

Join us on May 21, 2022, as we climb 8 miles on the iconic Ozark Trail, passing the cascading Mina Sauk waterfalls and ending at the highest point in Missouri, Taum Sauk Mountain. It will be a challenging hike with 1,545 ft of elevation gain on rocky terrain, but pushing our personal limits for Fisher House Foundation is worth it. 

Our Inspiration


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We are honored to be climbing to raise money and awareness for Fisher House Foundation – an organization that has served over 400,000 families since its inception and is focused on supporting military and veteran families in a variety of ways, including providing comfort homes where military & veteran families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital.

100% of donations will support Fisher House!


Event Details

Date: May 21, 2022. 

Distance: 8-mile waterfall hike to the highest point in Missouri, Taum Sauk Mountain. 8-mile total hike. 

Difficulty: Moderate. 1,545 feet elevation gain on rocky terrain.

Entry Fee: 

Fundraising Minimum: $500 per participant. 100% of money raised goes to support our troops through Fisher House!

Registration Deadline: April 22, 2022. 

Itinerary (subject to change)

  • 7:00 am: Shuttle leaves The Home Loan Expert building (1600 S Brentwood Blvd, Brentwood, MO 63144). Shuttles will stop at gas station near the trailhead for last-minute supplies and restrooms.  
  • 9:00 am: Arrive at HWY 21 Ozark Trailhead (37.54887799225552, -90.67960336525547).
  • 3:00 pm: Shuttles depart from Taum Sauk Mountain for dinner at the Iron Mule. Team picture at the Taum Sauk Mountain Overlook on the way out. Departure time may change slightly based on participant completion. 
  • 3:30 pm: Dinner at the Iron Mule.
  • 7:30 pm: Arrive back at The Home Loan Expert building.

What's Provided?

  • Scenic views, cascading waterfalls, and reaching the highest point in Missouri. 
  • Hero Loan Climb event t-shirt.
  • Fundraising graphics to help you spread the word. 
  • Shuttle roundtrip from St. Louis.
  • Dinner at The Iron Mule (bring your own water, trail food, breakfast, and lunch).

Training Plan: How to Train for Hiking - REI

Gear List: Hiking shoes or Boots (broken in), Hiking poles strongly recommended, pants for overgrown sections, water for day (2+ Liters), trail food/snacks, bug spray, sunscreen, hat for sun protection, moleskin and Band-Aids, extra pair of socks, and a backpack.

Frequently Asked Questions


Join us or donate today!

1. Click the "Register or Donate" button to purchase your entry ticket.

2. Click the "Start Fundraising" button to create your personal fundraising URL to share with family and friends.


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Not ready to climb? Please donate to support our cause!

Keep Climbing Foundation is a 501(c)(3) that organizes mountain climbing fundraisers in order to raise money and awareness for children’s and Veterans’ causes. KeepClimbingFoundation.org


Thank you to our sponsors and partners!

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Keep Climbing Foundation

A 501(c)(3) organization

EIN 86-1945024