Category Archives: Branded Content

(ATP) Adjustable Training Platform

(ATP) Adjustable Training Platform

Branded Content An industry-first product and financing solution from Vertical Solutions The VS Team gets pretty excited when they have the opportunity to put both their craftsmanship and ingenuity on display. The latest result of this combination is the newly-launched ATP: The first-ever simple push-button freestanding Adjustable Training Platform to hit the climbing industry. ATP…

The Science Behind Climbing

Aragon: The Science Behind Indoor Climbing

Branded Content Aragon is the science behind indoor climbing. Aragon is the only true polyurethane manufacturer that has found a niche in the climbing hold industry. With expertise in specialized polyurethanes and customized manufacturing, Aragon has been developing the world’s strongest most reliable holds since 2002. The industry and gyms know that they can rely…

Welcome to MyClimb!

Welcome to the MyClimb Community!

Branded Content The goal of this article is to introduce the MyClimb app for climbers and MyClimb’s Climbing Gym Platform. Stay tuned for a series of articles with more in depth information on both the MyClimb app and MyClimb’s Climbing Gym Platform. What is MyClimb and How Did MyClimb Start? The MyClimb app is the…

WICS – Time to Get Global

WICS – Time to Get Global

Branded Content The very first edition of a major global gathering in the climbing gym industry will be taking place this summer in Sofia, Bulgaria. The World Indoor Climbing Summit (WICS) is exclusively organized by Walltopia, and will be the first international conference and exhibition entirely focused on the business aspect of indoor climbing. Gym…

Bouldering Floor Performance Guide

Bouldering Floor Material Performance & Analysis

Branded Content New White Paper prepared by Vertical Solutions for climbing gym owners looking to maximize their investment in bouldering floors This week, a new White Paper was released by Vertical Solutions which presents observational results of inspections performed on commonly used bouldering floor cover materials to determine their performance under several important criteria. With…

The Swiss Army Knife of Training

The Swiss Army Knife of Training

Branded Content Like Christmas Morning The first day that Bend Endurance Academy opened its new 7000 square foot training facility for practice, the kids enrolled in the climbing program excitedly ran up to a strange new structure and began climbing and swinging on it. “It was basically like Christmas morning where a kid just opens up…

The Birth of Crux Consulting

The Birth of Crux Consulting

Branded Content At the young age of 25, Kevin Goradia and his business partner Matt Twyman started a new and flashy facility in the heart of Austin, Texas. On May 6th, 2016, Crux Climbing Center officially opened to the public and climbers and setters traveled from around the nation to check it out. The 22,000-square-foot…

How to Start a Climbing Gym

How to Start a Climbing Gym

Branded Content New must-read guide launched for aspiring climbing gym entrepreneurs This week, a new document was produced by climbing gym business veterans Vertical Solutions: The Climbing Gym Startup Guide (CGS Guide). Aware that the process of starting a business is notoriously tedious, let alone starting an indoor climbing gym being particularly difficult, the CGS…

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