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West Point Climbing Team (WPCT) Core Values - Are words that refer to behaviors in climbing which can foster learning experiences in the domains of judgment, physical ability, and decision making.


Every Team member is attentive to others, safety, the environment, and his/her self.


The focus of the Team is goal driven. We struggle to increase intensity, challenge ourselves, and strive for higher achievements.


When faced with a challenge the Team’s attitude is positive and success oriented at all times.


To train, educate and inspire well rounded warrior athletes who practice sound judgment and decision making while utilizing modern climbing gear and safety systems and fostering a competitive spirit that serves as a vehicle to develop leadership skills. In addition, the CMT educates The Corps of Cadets on the subject of safe and proper climbing behaviors in the Class of 79 Climbing Wall, and maintains the facility in conjunction with the Department of Physical Education.