Pain point 2: Users don’t have a way to compare stats and network
This is a potential major selling point of the Ascend app, which can collect climbing statistics for sharing with friends and other climbers. This enhanced ability also provides the opportunity for competitions, incentives, and awards.
Pain point 3: Users have difficulty finding routes
While exploring the base of hundreds of yards of sheer cliff face, it is often challenging for climbers to locate a specific route. Using GPS coordinates and map guidance would allow app users to easily identify the start of a climb within feet.