March Member Spotlight

March Member Spotlight

Tasha Espiritu

The Las Vegas climbing community is one of the most unique and diverse groups of people anywhere in the world. At Origin, our members are our family. Every month we'll feature one of our most outstanding community leaders to help inspire new visitors to jump in and become part of the crew.  


How did you discover rock climbing?

My sister and I just decided to try it one day, she had been once before and I had never gone. Coming has been rewarding and challenging. Also a great way to work out.

What do you love most about climbing?

The rush of mastering problems, working on technique. Learning from others.

Do you prefer Bouldering or Sport Climbing?

Bouldering

What is your favorite outdoor climbing area?

I haven't been outdoors yet, I am currently working on getting better indoors before I do that.

Do you have any projects or goals for this season?

Getting better at crimps and slopers. Working on grip strength.

What's your best Locals Beta for food, music, or culture in Las Vegas/Henderson?

Favorite food is sushi, be place is Sushi Wa on Eastern. Love country music and going to festivals.

What do you love about the Origin community?

How wonderful everyone is, and how everyone is willing to help, staff and guests.

What advice do you have for people just starting to climb?

Keep trying because sooner or later you'll master that problem.