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Gyms and Trends of 2016

Gyms and Trends of 2016

It was a rocky year for everyone including climbing gym developers. CBJ's annual report on the indoor climbing industry.

Holiday Binge Watching

Holiday Binge Watching

Grab an eggnog, or a protein shake, ignore your family for awhile and click through some of the best videos of the year.

Should Politics Mix with Climbing?

Should Politics Mix with Climbing?

We all share a passion for climbing but perhaps surprisingly we don't always share common political views. What are the consequences when the two mix?

Fun Climbing Takes Hold

Fun Climbing Takes Hold

A variety of companies are now selling, and franchising, "fun climbing" walls that cater to kids and newbies.

Korea’s Bouldering Boom

Korea’s Bouldering Boom

The small Asian country is seeing huge growth in the sport of climbing and a proliferation of tiny urban bouldering gyms.

From Roof To Pillar

From Roof To Pillar

Stone Summit adds much needed vertical terrain by building a pillar into their landmark roof.

Popping The Top

Popping The Top

When searching for a new location for a climbing gym, raising the roof on an existing building might be the quickest and most cost effective option.

Wide World of Chalk

Wide World of Chalk

Chalk is not as simple as it seems. CBJ takes a look at the world of climbing chalk and where it might be heading.