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Peak Challenge – 14ers hiked over the years

Every year for the last seven years, hundreds of men have capped off the experience with a summit of a 14,000 foot peak. This is no easy task, even for those that are in great physical shape. On a Sunday morning in July for the past seven years in Colorado, God has blessed many men […]

Peak Challenge – Costs

Below are the registration fees and estimated costs for this five day/ four night experience against the backdrop of some of the most scenic wilderness in the US. We try to keep costs as inexpensive as possible, as we want as many men and young men to experience this amazing adventure in the Rockies: Registration […]

RISK – a story

RISK. British Antartic explorer Sir Ernest Shackelton placed this recruiting advertisement in the London papers in 1914 in anticipation of an expedition to the last unexplored continent – Antartica.  Their goal: to traverse the unmapped interior. Their route: to pass the South Pole on their way to the unknown. They never made it. “Men wanted for hazardous journey. […]

Peak Challenge – Leadville

Peak Challenge 2013 – “RISK” – will take place two miles outside of the historic mining town of Leadville, Colorado.  We are excited to be in Lake County again amidst some of the most spectacular scenery in America! Leadville and Buena Vista are the gateways to outstanding whitewater rafting, blue ribbon fishing, hundreds of miles of challenging mountain […]

A look back at Peak Challenge 2012

Nine months removed from Peak Challenge but still thankful for what God showed many men out in Colorado in July of 2012. Reject Passivity. Accept Responsibility. Lead Courageously. Expect God’s greater rewards. Set your hearts free. Men – we pray that you are following the Holy Spirit’s lead in living this out daily. Stay connected […]

Jeeping at Peak Challenge

Take a look at the videos of some of the guys at Peak Challenge 2012 tackling the back roads in Colorado. Thanks for sharing these Ryan!     [youtube id=”VZtgJgT0ghY” width=”600″ height=”350″] [youtube id=”bPR4vpCJ97o” width=”600″ height=”350″] [youtube id=”kVmgHEjAGvI” width=”600″ height=”350″]

Churches – Send Your Men!

  Churches – Send Your Men. Seriously.   Whether you hale from a small congregation in Ohio, a start up church plant in New York, an established church in Wisconsin or a megachurch from Texas, your men will experience something like never before. More than a “mancation”. More than a Bible study retreat. A real […]

Peak Challenge Manifesto – 2012

Peak Challenge Manifesto (inspired by our friend Mark Batterson’s “Lion Chaser Manifesto” – a very cool list of statements and directives that came from his book “In a Pit With A Lion on a Snowy Day”. Mark is the Senior Pastor at National Community Church in Washington, D.C. — and )   Quit living […]

Prayer on the Mountain – 2012

Therefore I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or disputing. – 1 Timothy 2:8  After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly.  – Acts 4:31   It hit us all […]

Amazing Grace – 2012

Amazing grace How sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me I once was lost, but now I’m found Was blind, but now I see ‘Twas grace that taught my heart to fear And grace my fears relieved How precious did that grace appear The hour I first believed 6:00 am – La Plata […]