My name is Rand Abbott, I am an adaptive climber in 2008 I suffered an injury to my spinal cord resulting in the loss of use of my legs. Prior to my injury I was a climber after my injury I wanted to continue to climb and in 2013 I started climbing as an adaptive athlete and adaptive climber. After a year of adaptive climbing jugging lines, I tried to get back to lead climbing as an adaptive climber, in 2014 I came out to Joshua tree CA and did my first adaptive aid lead climb on a 5.10 trad climb in the park. To date, I have first ascents on many 5.12, 5.13, 5.14, A2, A3, and a couple of A4. being a pioneer in adaptive climbing specifically adaptive aid lead climbing I enjoy working with other adaptive athletes/adaptive climbers helping them expand their climbing experience.