Operation Climb On offers programs to the Veteran community as a way to give back to those who have served us. Our goal is to help veterans develop healthy relationships with themselves and their community.

Team Member Highlight

Dennis Berryrieser

Climbing Instructor

Dennis was born and raised in Salt Lake City and grew up exploring the Wasatch Mountains. After graduating from the University of Utah with a bachelors in Athletic Training, he took a year off to travel around the United States and South East Asia. He is now in school again, working towards applying for medical school with a strong interest in wilderness medicine. When not studying he enjoys climbing, skiing, hiking, and general exploring of the outdoors. Dennis worked as a climbing instructor at Rockreation for seven years where he first learned of Operation Climb On. He joined OCO to share his love of climbing and support the veteran community.


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