Mary Ferguson, a native Knoxvillian, Graduated from University of Tennessee with a degree in Biochemistry and Psychology but her real passion is helping others through rock climbing! She has been climbing on and off since High School, but became passionate about outdoor climbing 8 years ago after a trip to Obed. After that trip, her life became focused on climbing. She climbed outside as much as possible. She loves being on the rock whether bouldering, sport climbing, or trad climbing. She has worked in climbing gyms for the last 12 years and has been managing The Climbing Center for 3 years. She has been volunteering with Catalyst Climbing for 3 years and loves seeing people achieve goals they thought were impossible!