Published on Sep 3, 2013 South Africa marks stop #1 of Marmot’s Lead Now Tour, a global tour to inspire people through rock climbing and raise $10,000 for twelve different non-profit organizations. While in South Africa, professional rock climber Paige Claassen raises awareness and money for Room to Read by making the first ascent of Digital Warfare (5.14a) and redpointing Rodan (5.14a). Learn about Room to Read’s work in South Africa, Paige’s climbing ascents, and the culture and animals of South Africa in Episode #1-South Africa. To support Lead Now’s $10,000 fundraising goal for Room to Read, visit crowdrise.com/SouthAfrica-RoomtoRead. In partnership with Marmot, Fitness Magazine, and Men’s Health.