The following individuals received Lyman Spitzer Grants in 2008:
Ben Gilmore: Attempt on the 11,400-foot Rabbit's Ears, possibly the highest unclimbed peak in the Alaska Range, with Maxime Turgeon and Freddie Wilkinson.
Chad Kellogg: Attempt on southwest ridge of Siguniang in Sichuan, China, with Dylan Johnson. Read the TR by Dylan about their successful bid for a first ascent in China.
Josh Wharton: Attempt on the north face of Latok I with Whit Magro.