What is the Vertical Incentive Program?
The Vertical Incentive Program (VIP) is an incentive program where climbers are challenged with climbing a mile or more over the course of a semester. To achieve a mile at the rock wall at Texas State University, climbers must climb for a combination of 98 times between the two towers. This is equivalent to 5292ft (5280ft for a mile). Think a mile is out of your reach? That is fine, this program sets land marks to help set short term goals and long term goals. For example, want to brag to your friends that you have climb the height of the Eiffel Tower? Well just come climb the wall 19 times and you are there!