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Climb Insider: Olympics, Innsbruck, podcasts, more

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Just a few thoughts

Wow, so much to share this week. Podcasts about athletes, activists, nutrition, and growing gyms. Reports from Innsbruck. Olympic perspectives, resources, athlete highlights. Recyclable holds, and park boulders. A nice breakdown of IFSC routesetting standards. Plenty more, enjoy. Want to know something about climbing in the Paris Olympics? That’s why we made this A-Z reference for you. Everything we could find, in one place. See The Freshest Job Posts Here

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Innsbruck World Cup

Comp Scene

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Multiple Positions Open at Movement – Climbing Jobs Weekly 2024 July 4

movement header image CBJ hosts the most active job board for climbing businesses and organizations. Below are the latest posts from this past week…
Facilities Associate Regional Facilities Manager Team Texas Youth Team Manager/Head Coach Movement New York, NY; Dallas, TX; Carrollton, TX “At Movement, our core values of partnership, inclusion, passion, innovation, and integrity are at the heart of everything we do. We’re not just a climbing gym – we’re a community that’s dedicated to transforming lives through climbing, yoga, and fitness and sharing that vision with as many people as we can. As the country’s largest network of climbing gyms, we’re building an extraordinary team that’s committed to growing our business, our value to our members, our future customers, and our industry. By expanding our community, we can create rewarding career paths for our team members, continually improve the customer experience, build a sustainable business for the long term, and give back to the communities we are all a part of. We’re looking for passionate, resilient, and business-minded enthusiasts who share our values and want to join us in not only leading the climbing industry but defining it!”
Trango Holds Pardners

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All about work-life integration and how it differs from balance By CareerBuilder “Let’s start by defining the idea of integrating the things you have to do for work with the things you have to do at home. The concept of work-life integration allows you to blend all your responsibilities, from caring for children to attending a webinar. But why should those things remain in separate boxes, particularly if you’re working from home? The lines between personal and professional time have been blurred, due in part to the lasting effects of the pandemic.” Read the full article here

LATEST JOB OPENINGS

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Career Centers of Climbing Industry

NAMETYPELOCATION
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https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/wi-adventure-rock.pngAdventure Rockhttps://adventurerock.com/jobs/facilityUSA - WI
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/alpine-climbing-adventure-fitness.pngAlpine Climbing Adventure Fitnesshttps://climbatalpine.com/about/careers/facilityUSA - CA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/american-alpine-club.pngAmerican Alpine Clubhttps://americanalpineclub.org/jobsorganizationUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/ascend.pngASCEND Climbinghttps://www.ascendclimbing.com/ascend-jobsfacilityUSA - OH, PA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/ascent-studio.pngAscent Studiohttps://ascentstudio.com/employment/facilityUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/bonfire-collective.pngBonfire Collectivehttps://thebonfirecollective.com/team/serviceUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/bouldering-project.pngBouldering Project (pick location)https://boulderingproject.com/facilityUSA - MN, TX, UT, WA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/ab-calgary-climbing-centre.jpgCalgary Climbing Centrehttps://calgaryclimbing.com/employment/facilityCanada - AB
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/central-rock-gym.pngCentral Rock Gymhttps://centralrockgym.com/careers/facilityUSA - CT, FL, MA, NY, RI
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/delire-1.pngDelirehttps://www.delirescalade.com/en/carrieresproductCanada - QC
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/eldorado-wall-company.pngEldorado Climbinghttps://eldowalls.com/pages/careersproductUSA - CO - Louisville
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/entre-prises-1.pngEP Climbinghttps://epclimbing.com/na/en/ep-usa-careersproductUSA - OR - Bend
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/Logo-Everlast-Climbing-square.jpgEverlast / Kumiki / Groperz / eXpressionhttps://everlastclimbing.com/pages/careersproductUSA - MN
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/fa-climbing.pngFA Climbinghttps://faclimbing.com/careers/facilityUSA - IL, PA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/on-guelph-grotto.pngGuelph Grottohttps://www.guelphgrotto.com/careersfacilityCanada - ON - Guelph
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/trublue.pngHead Rush Technologies // TRUBLUEhttps://trublueclimbing.com/about/careersproductUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/high-point-climbing.pngHigh Point Climbing & Fitnesshttps://www.highpointclimbing.com/employmentfacilityUSA - AL, TN
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/impact.pngIMPACThttps://impactclimbing.com/careers/productCanada - ON - Milton
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/junction-climbing-center.pngJunction Climbing Centrehttps://www.junctionclimbing.com/employment-opportunitiesfacilityCanada - ON - London
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/metolius.pngMetoliushttps://www.metoliusclimbing.com/job-openings.htmlproductUSA - OR - Bend
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/metro-rock.pngMetroRockhttps://metrorock.com/facilityUSA - MA, NY, VT
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/momentum-1.pngMomentumhttps://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/df699b76-9e67-4daa-9236-27d597e75dbf/Momentum-LLCfacilityUSA - TX, UT, WA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/movement-2.pngMovement Gymshttps://movementgyms.com/careers/facilityUSA - CA, CO, IL, MD, OR, TX, VA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/Logo-OLC-jpg.jpgOLC Architecturehttps://www.olcdesigns.com/about-us/#teammemberserviceUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/Logo-OnSite.pngOnSitehttps://www.theonsite.com/careersproductCanada - QC
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/organic.pngOrganic Climbinghttps://organicclimbing.com/pages/employment-opportunitiesproductUSA - PA - Philipsburg
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/peak-experiences.pngPeak Experienceshttps://www.peakexperiences.com/employmentfacilityUSA - VA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/salon-de-lescalade.pngSalon de l'Escaladehttps://www.salon-escalade.com/vertical-jobs/recruteurs/organizationFrance
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/va-sportrock.pngSportrockhttps://www.sportrock.com/join-our-teamfacilityUSA - MD, VA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/stone-age-climbing-gym.pngStone Agehttps://climbstoneage.com/employment-staff/facilityUSA - NM - Albuquerque
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/ut-the-front.pngThe Fronthttps://thefrontclimbingclub.com/careers/facilityUSA - UT
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/the-gravity-vault.pngThe Gravity Vaulthttps://gravityvault.com/careersfacilityUSA - CA, NJ, NY, PA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/the-north-face.pngThe North Facehttps://www.thenorthface.com/en-us/about-us/careersProductUSA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/the-pad.pngThe Padhttps://www.thepadclimbing.org/employment/facilityUSA - CA, NV
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/co-the-spot.pngThe Spothttps://www.thespotgym.com/careersfacilitiesUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/trango.pngTrango // Tenayahttps://trango.com/pages/careersproductUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/treadwall-fitness-1.pngTreadwallhttps://treadwallfitness.com/careers/productUSA - MA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/nc-triangle-rock-club.pngTriangle Rock Club (choose location)https://www.trianglerockclub.com/morrisville/about/employment/facilityUSA - NC, VA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/co-ubergrippen.pngUbergrippenhttps://ugclimbing.com/jobs/facilityUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/UK-Climbing.pngUKC (jobs in UK)https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/job_finder/organizationUnited Kingdom
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/vertical-solutions.jpgVertical Solutions // Habit // Proxy // Pebblehttps://vsclimbinggyms.com/company/careersproductUSA - UT
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/vertical-world-1.pngVertical Worldhttps://verticalworld.com/facilityUSA - WA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/VITAL.pngVitalhttps://www.vitalclimbinggym.com/careersfacilityUSA - CA, NY, WA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/walltopia-1.pngWalltopiahttps://careers.walltopia.com/productsBulgaria
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/zenith.pngZenith Climbinghttps://zenithclimbing.com/employment/facilityUSA - MO
RECENT/TOP JOB POSTS AT CBJ LOCATION TYPE
Facilities Manager at Sender One Los Angeles and Orange County, CA FT – manufacturing, front desk, manager
Operations Manager at High Altitude Truckee, CA FT – manager
Human Resource Specialist at The Spot Colorado FT – other
Assistant Manager at The Campus Boulder, CO FT – manager
Coach at The Campus Boulder, CO FT – coach
Head Coach at ABC Kids Boulder, CO FT – coach
Routesetter at The Campus Boulder, CO FT – routesetter
Director of Routesetting at Climb Iowa Des Moines, IA FT – routesetter
Head Coach at VITAL Brooklyn, NY PT – coach, manager
Facilities Associate at Movement New York, NY FT – manufacturing
Assistant Coach at Multnomah Athletic Club Portland, OR FT – coach
Retail Specialist – prAna at Columbia Portland, OR FT – other
Routesetter at Bouldering Project Austin, TX FT – routesetter
Site Manager at Mesa Rim Austin, TX FT – manager
Youth Team Manager/Head Coach at Movement Carrollton, TX FT – coach, manager
Regional Facilities Manager at Movement Dallas, TX FT – manufacturing
Head Routesetter at Half Moon Seattle, WA FT – routesetter

Climb Insider: we know who’s going to Paris

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Just a few thoughts

It’s gonna be hard to focus on much else this next month. Yes, we need to run our gyms, continue building our new ones, take care of our staff and customers, and all that. But… climbing’s second Summer Olympic appearance is nearly here. The last qualifier in Budapest was awesome, with household names earning their ticket like Brooke Raboutou, Adam Ondra, and Alex Megos. Who’s gonna get gold? See The Freshest Job Posts Here

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Head Coaching for Team ABC – Climbing Jobs Weekly 2024 June 27

header image of team abc CBJ hosts the most active job board for climbing businesses and organizations. Below are the latest posts from this past week…
Head Coach ABC Kids Climbing Boulder, CO “The Team ABC Head Coach (HC) works closely with the Team ABC Director and the company Leadership Team to lead, mentor, develop and inspire a talented staff of Team ABC Coaches, a robust climbing team of ABC youth athletes and a diverse community of ABC children and families. The Head Coach proactively oversees, organizes, trains, and supports Foundational, Exploratory, and Select team programs, coaches and athletes. This person also instills, upholds, and evolves Team ABC philosophies, principles, and standards while personifying a healthy climbing team and company culture.”
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Show Multiple Positions at the Same Company on a Resume By Matthew Zane “To show multiple positions that you have held while at the same company, you can either stack your entries, split them, put them in the prior experience section, or put them in the reverse-chronological format. If you have been at the company for a while and have moved up pretty far, you may not need to include as many entry-level positions.” Read the full article here

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RECENT/TOP JOB POSTS AT CBJ LOCATION TYPE
Operations Supervisor at Alta Boulders Chandler, AZ FT – front desk
Head Coach at ABC Kids Boulder, CO FT – coach
Youth Programs Coordinator at Ascent Fort Collins, CO FT – manager
Head Routesetter at Metrorock Boston, MA FT – routesetter
Marketing Manager at Climb So iLL St. Louis, MO FT – mktg/sales
Head Coach/Team Manager at Spire Bozeman, MT FT – coach, manager
Level 2 Coach at Mesa Rim Reno, NV PT – coach
Assistant Coach at Multnomah Athletic Club Portland, OR FT – coach
Installation and Repair Technician at Walltopia Pittsburgh, PA FT – manufacturing
Assistant General Manager at The Climb Nashville, TN FT – manager
General Manager at Bouldering Project Austin, TX FT – manager
Routesetter at Bouldering Project Austin, TX FT – routesetter
Traveling Carpenter at Vertical Solutions Salt Lake City, UT FT – other
Youth Programs Director at Edgeworks Bellevue, Seattle, Tacoma, WA FT – manager
Head Routesetter at Half Moon Seattle, WA FT – routesetter
Gym Manager at Uplift Seattle/Shoreline, WA FT – manager

Career Centers of Climbing Industry

NAMETYPELOCATION
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/access-fund.pngAccess Fundhttps://www.accessfund.org/inside-access-fund/careersorganizationUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/wi-adventure-rock.pngAdventure Rockhttps://adventurerock.com/jobs/facilityUSA - WI
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/alpine-climbing-adventure-fitness.pngAlpine Climbing Adventure Fitnesshttps://climbatalpine.com/about/careers/facilityUSA - CA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/american-alpine-club.pngAmerican Alpine Clubhttps://americanalpineclub.org/jobsorganizationUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/ascend.pngASCEND Climbinghttps://www.ascendclimbing.com/ascend-jobsfacilityUSA - OH, PA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/ascent-studio.pngAscent Studiohttps://ascentstudio.com/employment/facilityUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/bonfire-collective.pngBonfire Collectivehttps://thebonfirecollective.com/team/serviceUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/bouldering-project.pngBouldering Project (pick location)https://boulderingproject.com/facilityUSA - MN, TX, UT, WA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/ab-calgary-climbing-centre.jpgCalgary Climbing Centrehttps://calgaryclimbing.com/employment/facilityCanada - AB
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/central-rock-gym.pngCentral Rock Gymhttps://centralrockgym.com/careers/facilityUSA - CT, FL, MA, NY, RI
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/delire-1.pngDelirehttps://www.delirescalade.com/en/carrieresproductCanada - QC
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/eldorado-wall-company.pngEldorado Climbinghttps://eldowalls.com/pages/careersproductUSA - CO - Louisville
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/entre-prises-1.pngEP Climbinghttps://epclimbing.com/na/en/ep-usa-careersproductUSA - OR - Bend
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/Logo-Everlast-Climbing-square.jpgEverlast / Kumiki / Groperz / eXpressionhttps://everlastclimbing.com/pages/careersproductUSA - MN
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/fa-climbing.pngFA Climbinghttps://faclimbing.com/careers/facilityUSA - IL, PA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/on-guelph-grotto.pngGuelph Grottohttps://www.guelphgrotto.com/careersfacilityCanada - ON - Guelph
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/trublue.pngHead Rush Technologies // TRUBLUEhttps://trublueclimbing.com/about/careersproductUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/high-point-climbing.pngHigh Point Climbing & Fitnesshttps://www.highpointclimbing.com/employmentfacilityUSA - AL, TN
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/impact.pngIMPACThttps://impactclimbing.com/careers/productCanada - ON - Milton
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/junction-climbing-center.pngJunction Climbing Centrehttps://www.junctionclimbing.com/employment-opportunitiesfacilityCanada - ON - London
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/metolius.pngMetoliushttps://www.metoliusclimbing.com/job-openings.htmlproductUSA - OR - Bend
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/metro-rock.pngMetroRockhttps://metrorock.com/facilityUSA - MA, NY, VT
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/momentum-1.pngMomentumhttps://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/df699b76-9e67-4daa-9236-27d597e75dbf/Momentum-LLCfacilityUSA - TX, UT, WA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/movement-2.pngMovement Gymshttps://movementgyms.com/careers/facilityUSA - CA, CO, IL, MD, OR, TX, VA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/Logo-OLC-jpg.jpgOLC Architecturehttps://www.olcdesigns.com/about-us/#teammemberserviceUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/Logo-OnSite.pngOnSitehttps://www.theonsite.com/careersproductCanada - QC
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/organic.pngOrganic Climbinghttps://organicclimbing.com/pages/employment-opportunitiesproductUSA - PA - Philipsburg
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/peak-experiences.pngPeak Experienceshttps://www.peakexperiences.com/employmentfacilityUSA - VA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/salon-de-lescalade.pngSalon de l'Escaladehttps://www.salon-escalade.com/vertical-jobs/recruteurs/organizationFrance
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/va-sportrock.pngSportrockhttps://www.sportrock.com/join-our-teamfacilityUSA - MD, VA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/stone-age-climbing-gym.pngStone Agehttps://climbstoneage.com/employment-staff/facilityUSA - NM - Albuquerque
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/ut-the-front.pngThe Fronthttps://thefrontclimbingclub.com/careers/facilityUSA - UT
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/the-gravity-vault.pngThe Gravity Vaulthttps://gravityvault.com/careersfacilityUSA - CA, NJ, NY, PA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/the-north-face.pngThe North Facehttps://www.thenorthface.com/en-us/about-us/careersProductUSA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/the-pad.pngThe Padhttps://www.thepadclimbing.org/employment/facilityUSA - CA, NV
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/co-the-spot.pngThe Spothttps://www.thespotgym.com/careersfacilitiesUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/trango.pngTrango // Tenayahttps://trango.com/pages/careersproductUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/treadwall-fitness-1.pngTreadwallhttps://treadwallfitness.com/careers/productUSA - MA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/nc-triangle-rock-club.pngTriangle Rock Club (choose location)https://www.trianglerockclub.com/morrisville/about/employment/facilityUSA - NC, VA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/co-ubergrippen.pngUbergrippenhttps://ugclimbing.com/jobs/facilityUSA - CO
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/UK-Climbing.pngUKC (jobs in UK)https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/job_finder/organizationUnited Kingdom
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/vertical-solutions.jpgVertical Solutions // Habit // Proxy // Pebblehttps://vsclimbinggyms.com/company/careersproductUSA - UT
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/vertical-world-1.pngVertical Worldhttps://verticalworld.com/facilityUSA - WA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/VITAL.pngVitalhttps://www.vitalclimbinggym.com/careersfacilityUSA - CA, NY, WA
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/walltopia-1.pngWalltopiahttps://careers.walltopia.com/productsBulgaria
https://www.climbingbusinessjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/zenith.pngZenith Climbinghttps://zenithclimbing.com/employment/facilityUSA - MO

33 Brands From the CWA Summit 2024 Expo Hall

CWA Summit 2024 The Expo Hall was the center of attention at the 2024 CWA Summit in Portland, Oregon. At the contemporary Oregon Convention Center, over 80 climbing industry brands unveiled their latest innovations and services. From eco-friendly holds and recycled materials to advanced training board systems, multiple CRM options, new fiberglass macros and elegant wood volumes, this special edition Buyer’s Guide captures a glimpse of the cutting-edge gear and timeless classics that might be arriving at a gym near you this year. BRANDS INCLUDED BELOW: ApproachAsanaBeta ClimbingBold ClimbingCapitanCascade SpecialtyClimbing Business JournalDollamur – DreamwallElevate Climbing WallsEP ClimbingEssential Climbing – FlashedGriptoniteGrizzly HoldsHead Rush TechnologiesHMH Outdoors –  IMPACT ClimbingKilter GripsMaverick – Midnight Lightning – Monument Sports GroupRockcityRock Gym ProRockwerxSo iLLStrati ClimbingThe Hold RoomTrangoTreadwall FitnessUCS ClimbingVertical Solutions & Proxy – Walltopia SEE OTHER BUYER’S GUIDES HERE
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Approach

Approach helps climbing gym operators manage the core elements of a gym’s operations. From the point-of-sale system to membership and waiver management and comprehensive calendaring, Approach’s platform was designed to streamline gym operations and help gym businesses grow. The unified platform—used by more than 130 gyms around the world—also comes with customizable business intelligence tools, as well as reputation management tools focused on amplifying a gym’s presence online. CWA Summit 2024 Approach booth  

Asana

Asana Climbing is a versatile padding source for climbers and climbing gyms that offers custom padding solutions for projects big and small. Asana also supplies a range of climbing gear, such as chalk, chalk buckets, and packs. In 2024, the company featured its new collaboration collection with The Grateful Dead. Asana is based in Garden City, Idaho. CWA Summit 2024 Asana booth  

BETA Climbing

BETA Climbing is a climbing gym management and customer interaction software, with creators based in Malta. In powering gyms with a point-of-sale solution, waiver repository, route management tool, event booker and more, the BETA software acts as an engagement platform between climbers and gym management. Beta’s migration team sets up gyms on BETA—including passes, participants, etc.—for free, helping make it a smooth transition to BETA’s software. Their system runs on the web with customer-managed accounts, so there’s no need to worry about complicated installs or buying special hardware. CWA Summit 2024 BETA Climbing booth  

Bold Climbing

Bold Climbing is a North American distributor of climbing holds, macros, volumes and a suite of other gym products, from setting hardware to air filtration systems. The company distributes grips from a robust lineup that includes 360 Holds, Artline, Blocz, Bluepill, CCE, Chapter, Formik, Menagerie, Rockcity, Rustam, Simpl. and Unit. During the Summit week, Bold featured new creations from several brands at the latest CBJ Grip Showcase. CWA Summit 2024 Bold booth  

Capitan

Capitan is an automated CRM system focused on making it easier to manage and grow a climbing gym business. The company’s web-based platform—designed to be flexible and mobile-friendly—includes a climber-specific CRM, memberships and passes, check-in/check-out and PIN tracking, document and event management, reporting and more. Capitan’s platform also has an Associations feature, for automating discounts across subgroups of customers, and this year Capitan unveiled its new automated membership referral system. CWA Summit 2024 Capitan booth  

Cascade Specialty

Cascade Specialty specializes in climbing gym flooring. With beginnings in Everett, Washington, dating back to 1999, Cascade Specialty now provides roped and bouldering wall flooring to indoor climbing gyms throughout North America. The flooring company—winner of the Climbing Gym Floor Installer of the Year award last year—offers open-cell foam, carpet-bonded foam, vinyl-coated fabric, as well as carpet options. CWA Summit 2024 Cascade Specialty booth  

Climbing Business Journal

Climbing Business Journal is an independent news outlet dedicated to informing, connecting and empowering the professionals of the climbing industry. CBJ’s coverage— articles, podcasts, webinars, etc.—spans breaking news, gym developments, industry best practices, business planning, risk management, routesetting, coaching and more. CBJ also equips the industry with a popular jobs board, comprehensive gym map, data-driven reports and other tools. At the Summit, the CBJ team highlighted their latest data products—including a new interactive dashboard in the works—as well as a growing list of member benefits. CBJ also organized the CBJ Grip Showcase in Portland, hosted by Portland Rock Gym, and was the CWA Summit’s official media partner for a second straight year. CWA Summit 2024 Climbing Business sJournal booth  

Dollamur Sport Surfaces

Dollamur Sport Surfaces creates bonded mats for indoor climbing environments. As an international manufacturer of climbing flooring, the company showcased at the Summit its 1 3/8-inch to 2-inch foam cushioning, available in eight colors. Dollamur can provide multiple surfaces throughout a gym, from carpet-bonded foam to vinyl floors. CWA Summit 2023 Dollamur booth  

Dreamwall

Dreamwall is a team of experienced professionals specializing in the design, manufacturing and installation of climbing walls. The company’s design process begins with an analysis of the unique space, then moves into engineering structures that meet international and local safety and quality standards, followed by an installation that brings all the pieces of the puzzle together. Dreamwall has completed projects in over a dozen countries worldwide. CWA Summit 2024 Dreamwall booth  

Elevate Climbing Walls

Elevate Climbing Walls is a custom climbing wall manufacturer. Elevate not only has its Legacy Panel system—hand-sculpted with a focus on quality and durability—but now the Evolution Panel, a smooth panel designed with routesetting in mind and a modern finish. Elevate can assist with the design, build and operations of a climbing wall and facility. CWA Summit 2024 Elevate booth  

EP Climbing 

In addition to building walls equipped with Mozaik XP Surface Technology, EP Climbing provides remodels, consultations, routesetting, staff training, maintenance and inspections that help gym operators keep their climbing facilities operating safely and successfully. EP also produces holds, macros and volumes, with an improved hold material that’s now more wear resistant. EP’s dual-tex macros were in action on boulder #6 at the CBJ Grip Showcase, and so was the Titan Boulder that will be seen at the upcoming Paris Olympics. CWA Summit 2024 EP booth  

Essential Climbing

Essential Climbing is a distributor of Axis, Captain Crux, Chapter, eXpression, Kumiki Climbing, Lapis, Squadra and Vezi climbing holds, macros and volumes. At the Summit, the company showcased fresh grips from each brand, including shapes in Vezi’s Otium range and dual-tex eXpression creations. Essential also brought Squadra fiberglass macros and a selection from Axis’s Easy Rider and Disc Fiberglass lines, among other shapes. CWA Summit 2024 Essential booth  

Flashed

Flashed is a homegrown, Calgary-based brand selling products for climbers—crashpads, chalk, chalk bags and other climbing accessories—as well as padding systems for climbing gyms. This year, in Portland, the Flashed team highlighted their Mg2+ seawater chalk—a by-product of the salt industry designed to be eco-friendly—samples of their commercial flooring solutions, and stylish crashpads from the Artist Crash Pad Collaboration Project. CWA Summit 2024 Flashed booth  

Griptonite

Griptonite is growing a climbing gym ecosystem that uses wireless route tags, smart hangboards, digital and print signage, and an accompanying app—all engineered to help inspire new climbers, retain regular customers, and take care of a gym’s bottom line. Griptonite’s technology includes an events platform—with live leaderboards, digital scorecards, and functionality for comps and leagues spanning one or more gyms—as well as training and community engagement tools and a complete gym analytics dashboard. CWA Summit 2024 Griptonite booth  

Grizzly Holds

Grizzly Holds, a Canadian climbing hold company that hit the ground running in 2018, featured in Portland some of their latest new sets of grips poured by Aragon: the Ripple Effect Macros, the Carbons and Flakes series, among others. The Ripple Effects, in particular, were featured at the CBJ Grip Showcase and are now available to order online. CWA Summit 2024 Grizzly booth  

Head Rush Technologies

Head Rush Technologies produces and distributes magnetic braking auto belays from their factories in Colorado, France and the UK. At the Summit this year, Head Rush displayed the TRUBLUE iQ+ Auto Belay with catch-and-hold technology, their TRUBLUE SPEED Auto Belay, as well as the No Delay Belay Service Plan. The TruBlue iQ+ Auto Belay is currently $4,399-4,599; the TRUBLUE SPEED Auto Belay is currently $2,799-2,899. CWA Summit 2024 Head Rush booth  

HMH Outdoors

HMH Outdoors is a brand-building network that handles distribution, sales and marketing for industry businesses serving climbers and climbing gyms. The HMH family of brands includes 8B+, Butora, Climb Lab, Harness Consulting & Marketing and Maxim Climbing Ropes, equipping climbing facilities with rental shoe fleets, ropes, air filtration and hold cleaning technology, HVLS fans, and other essential products for gyms and climbers.
 

IMPACT Climbing

IMPACT Climbing is an Ontario-based climbing wall builder that designs and constructs all types of walls, from full climbing gym builds to single walls. IMPACT supports gym owners at every step of a project, helping them craft a business plan (with a business planning calculator), providing guidance on the best design for their unique space, and offering advice all the way through construction, so the gym can be opened with confidence. CWA Summit 2024 IMPACT booth  

Kilter Grips

Kilter Grips—a climbing hold and training board company that’s been a longtime staple in the CBJ Grip List, with over 20 awards in ten years—exhibited at the Summit their vacuum-thermoformed comp set macros, dual-tex Kaijus, and a variety of other new shapes from Kilter and Urban Plastix. Their fresh grips were also on display in Portland at the official Summit afterparty. Kilter is based in Colorado, with holds distributed internationally. CWA Summit 2024 Kilter booth  

Maverick

Maverick Climbing was recently launched by Jerad Wells and helps gym owners access high-quality climbing wall design and construction services. The Maverick team has over 75 years of combined industry experience in climbing gym and wall design, engineering, manufacturing and installation. Maverick works with gym owners at each step of the process, with a focus on matching the wall design and build to their unique space and business plan, and also offers operational and marketing consulting post-build. CWA Summit 2024 Maverick booth  

Midnight Lightning Climbing

Midnight Lightning, a Squamish-based chalk, accessories and soft-goods brand, manufactures its line of products to be eco-conscious. At the Summit, the Midnight Lightning team displayed their Seawater Sourced chunky and powder chalk. They also brought their new Approach Hat, Low Waste Liquid Chalk, Chalk Socks and the Chalktopus—a cute, octopus-looking product that fits inside a chalk bag, similar to a chalk sock.

CWA Summit 2024 Midnight Lightning booth

 

Monument Sports Group

Monument Sports Group provides professional insurance services for sporting and recreational facilities and events. As the provider of general liability and other CWA insurance programs, Monument helps operators understand the unique risks that come with running a climbing gym, while negotiating the best pricing for climbing facilities. CWA Summit 2024 Monument booth  

Rockcity

Rockcity is a climbing hold brand manufacturing PU and PE grips, fiberglass macros, and plywood volumes. The company is well-known for supplying grips that have been set at many an IFSC event of late as well as the Olympics in Tokyo and (soon) in Paris. Based out of the United Kingdom, Rockcity is distributed by Bold Climbing in North America. CWA Summit 2024 Rockcity booth  

Rock Gym Pro

Rock Gym Pro—which has won the Climbing Gym Management Software of the Year award for three years straight—is a longstanding, all-in-one CRM/POS software that enables gyms to integrate digital waivers, manage memberships, check in customers, book events online and create advanced reports. In Portland, the Rock Gym Pro team led the “Unlocking the Value of Customer Data” presentation, which delved into some of the latest industry insights in payments and check-ins and presented methods for analyzing customer data. CWA Summit 2024 Rock Gym Pro booth  

Rockwerx

Rockwerx, based in Barre, Massachusetts, has long been installing durable, custom climbing walls across North America, providing indoor and outdoor walls for projects big and small. Rockwerx offers a full-suite of climbing products and services that includes custom climbing walls, modular panels, Kidwerx, volumes, consulting and flooring. CWA Summit 2024 Rockwerx  

So iLL

So iLL is a North American climbing shoe, hold, apparel and training gear company. At the Summit, the company showcased its new climbing shoe line, following years of design and testing. They also shared a glimpse of their LED system board—with translucent holds shaped by Jason Kehl—as well as a selection of macro grips from their various hold lines. CWA Summit 2024 So iLL booth  

Strati Climbing

Strati Climbing produces safety flooring for commercial gyms, home climbing walls, recreational facilities, and colleges and universities. Strati also offers re-covering services focused on breathing new life into gym flooring, with cordura/ballistic, vinyl and carpet-over-vinyl options. In addition, the Albuquerque-based company produces rubber fitness flooring roles and tiles; training area mats; and padding for posts, railings and walls. CWA Summit 2024 Strati booth  

The Hold Room

The Hold Room is a one-stop shop for routesetting gear and climbing grips, with a lineup that includes over nine makers of climbing holds, macros, volumes and setting tools. Their booth in Portland showcased lines from Elevation, SupRThrive Climbing and Unleashed Climbing. SupR, in particular, won the CBJ Grip Showcase for a second time in a row. CWA Summit 2024 The Hold Room booth  

Trango

Founded in 1991, Trango is a company of climbers who design products for several climbing disciplines. Trango distributes gear like training equipment, climbing shoes and their new crashpads, in addition to a wide variety of grips under the Trango Holds name, following the Trango-eGrips merger two years ago. Trango Holds exhibited their dual-tex Loaves line at the CBJ Grip Showcase in Portland. Trango distributes Tenaya products, as well. CWA Summit 2024 Trango booth  

Treadwall Fitness

Treadwall Fitness, based just outside of Boston, produces rotating climbing walls and other training equipment. They recently announced the Treadwall Flow, which combines their longstanding Treadwall and grips from Kilter. Other products by Treadwall Fitness include the Boulderboard Training Stations, Laddermill Ascenders and Ledgewall Climbing Panels. CWA Summit 2024 Treadwall booth  

UCS Climbing

UCS Climbing is a sports flooring provider based in Lincolnton, North Carolina. Their division of roped and bouldering flooring offers padded surfaces for indoor and outdoor walls, in addition to drag pads and training wall flooring. With digital printing capabilities, UCS can customize most equipment to fit a gym’s brand and color-scheme needs. CWA Summit 2024 UCS booth  

Vertical Solutions & Proxy

Vertical Solutions was started in 2007 in Salt Lake City, Utah, where its flagship The Front Climbing Club gyms are located. The company offers a variety of services for new climbing gym projects, providing its signature walls, flooring, holds through Proxy Climbing, training boards and gym furniture. Additionally, Vertical Solutions equips new builds with hardware and staff training through its partnership with Petzl USA, as well as workout equipment selection assistance and pricing through its partnership with Freemotion Fitness. CWA Summit 2024 Vertical Solutions booth  

Walltopia

Walltopia—winner of the Climbing Gym Wall Builder of the Year award for three consecutive years—is a Bulgarian climbing wall company that also creates and distributes training boards, flooring, grips, hardware, safety devices, gym software and active entertainment products. The company had another large booth at the Summit, showcasing a bit of everything on a massive screen. Holdtopia’s The Moon and The Nose macros also made an appearance in Portland, at the CBJ Grip Showcase. These macros are made of 100% recyclable thermoplastic and designed to be fully recyclable at the end of their lifespan. CWA Summit 2024 Walltopia booth  

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Climb Insider: last chance for Paris and other stuff

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Just a few thoughts

Interesting and inspiring stuff below. Community grants and data about outdoor participation. Videos about new gear, new moves, and how to block holds. A comp series expands, and keynote announced. But… what’s really on our minds… WHO IS GOING TO THE OLYMPICS??? Aspiring athletes have one more chance, and it begins today in Budapest. Boulder qualification is over by the time you read this, so get up early these next few days and watch it live. See The Freshest Job Posts Here

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Manage Austin Bouldering Project – Climbing Jobs Weekly 2024 June 20

austin bouldering project header image CBJ hosts the most active job board for climbing businesses and organizations. Below are the latest posts from this past week…
General Manager Bouldering Project Austin, TX “The General Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of operations, programming, and facilities of the Bouldering Project. The GM supervises the gyms’ management team, supporting employees at all levels of the organization in their roles and responsibilities. The GM is responsible for the continued development, improvement, and implementation of the systems, operations, and safety procedures at the gym. It is of paramount importance that the GM establishes and maintains a culture of collaboration, respect, quality-obsession, and safety among the gyms’ staff and community.”
Trango Holds Pardners

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Advice On How To Break Into The Outdoor Industry By Noto Group “In addition to pursuing internships, my recommendation is to use LinkedIn to identify and research what job titles and career paths exist within the industry. Try to look for themes and determine what things you think you would be best at doing based on your knowledge of your strengths and interests. There are many types of outdoor and sporting goods companies too, so be specific about what you are targeting.” Read the full article here

LATEST JOB OPENINGS

See all current jobs // Post your job FT = full time PT = part time
RECENT/TOP JOB POSTS AT CBJ LOCATION TYPE
General Manager at High Altitude Truckee, CA FT – manager
Head Coach at High Altitude Truckee, CA PT – coach, manager
Head Routesetter at Metrorock Boston, MA FT – routesetter
Marketing Manager at Climb So iLL St. Louis, MO FT – mktg/sales
Head Coach/Team Manager at Spire Bozeman, MT FT – coach, manager
Level 2 Coach at Mesa Rim Reno, NV PT – coach
Installation and Repair Technician at Walltopia Pittsburgh, PA FT – manufacturing
Assistant General Manager at The Climb Nashville, TN FT – manager
General Manager at Bouldering Project Austin, TX FT – manager
Gym Manager at The Front Salt Lake City, UT FT – manager
Gym Staff at The Front Salt Lake City, UT FT – other
Youth Programs Director at Edgeworks Bellevue, Seattle, Tacoma, WA FT – manager
Gym Manager at Uplift Seattle/Shoreline, WA FT – manager
Retail Buyer at Movement Remote FT – mktg/sales

Career Centers of Climbing Industry

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Climb Insider: podcasts, gear talk, revenue

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Just a few thoughts

This week has podcasts galore alongside meaningful articles and videos. We hear how a community almost lost it’s climbing wall. The third installment of invaluable advice about driving business growth. A full walkthrough the newest ABD for leading. Training board frames and award-winning holds. And… the final Olympic Qualifier next week!! See The Freshest Job Posts Here

Community & Culture

Eldorado Climbing

Comp Scene

The Gear We Use

For Managers

For Routesetters

Eldorado Climbing

Training Tips

Direct Youth Programs at Edgeworks – Climbing Jobs Weekly 2024 June 13

dream job at Edgeworks Climbing Gyms CBJ hosts the most active job board for climbing businesses and organizations. Below are the latest posts from this past week…
Youth Programs Director Edgeworks Bellevue, Seattle, Tacoma, WA “Responsible as the key director and manager of all youth instruction, program development and operations, and ensuring management and training with respect to those programs. The Youth Programs Director works in collaboration with Gym Youth Program Managers, the Owner, the Director of Operations, other senior staff, and directly with Gym Managers to ensure consistent company growth by providing the highest quality experience for program guests and students.”
Trango Holds Pardners

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101 Essential Skills to Put on a Resume in 2024 By NovoResume “Soft skills, on the other hand, are attributes and habits that describe how you work individually or with others. They are typically not job-specific but rather transferable skills that indirectly help you adapt to the work environment and company culture.” Read the full article here

LATEST JOB OPENINGS

See all current jobs // Post your job FT = full time PT = part time
RECENT/TOP JOB POSTS AT CBJ LOCATION TYPE
General Manager at High Altitude Truckee, CA FT – manager
Head Coach at High Altitude Truckee, CA PT – coach, manager
Head Routesetter at Metrorock Boston, MA FT – routesetter
Assistant Head Coach at MetroRock Newburyport, MA PT – coach
Marketing Manager at Climb So iLL St. Louis, MO FT – mktg/sales
Head Coach/Team Manager at Spire Bozeman, MT FT – coach, manager
Level 2 Coach at Mesa Rim Reno, NV PT – coach
Head Coach at Reach Philadelphia, PA FT – coach
General Manager at Momentum Millcreek, UT FT – manager
Gym Manager at The Front Salt Lake City, UT FT – manager
Shop Carpenter at Vertical Solutions Salt Lake City, UT FT – other
Youth Programs Director at Edgeworks Bellevue, Seattle, Tacoma, WA FT – manager
Retail Buyer at Movement Remote FT – mktg/sales

Career Centers of Climbing Industry

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Grip Showcase Portland: New Climbing Holds and Volumes of Spring 2024

Grip Showcase Portland

Congrats to SupR, winner of the CBJ Grip Showcase Portland!

There’s nothing quite like an aesthetic wall in a new climbing gym with a path of fresh, colorful holds leading the way up and a community of climbers looking on, ready to crush… That was the scene at the Grip Showcase Portland for the official CWA Summit afterparty. Kudos to Portland Rock Gym for hosting a great event and space for all of us industry insiders to hang out and climb! It was awesome to see so many guest setters—many representing the sponsor brands—accompanying the ace in-house team at PRG. Everyone got to check out the first Titan Boulder in the U.S. while enjoying music, drinks, and good friends. Every hold from every brand was beautiful and professionally made, but we must congratulate SupR for winning the vote for the Grip Showcase Portland Award! Everyone loved climbing on their new Shields family of holds. SupR also won the previous Grip Showcase, so major props are due! SUPR won the 2024 Grip Showcase Portland
  1. SupR (orange) with 3.401 average and 173 5-star ratings
  2. Unleashed (white) with 3.238 average and 132 5-star ratings
  3. Ocelot (blue) with 3.046 average and 113 5-star ratings
  4. Trango (pink) with 2.914 average and 67 5-star ratings
  5. EP (black) with 2.9111 average and 105 5-star ratings
  6. Unit (yellow) with 2.884 average and 72 5-star ratings
  7. Under Blue Hold (white) with 2.873 average and 72 5-star ratings
  8. 360 (black/white) with 2.763 average and 109 5-star ratings
  9. Grizzly (yellow) with 2.761 average and 98 5-star ratings
  10. HRT (yellow) with 2.746 average and 62 5-star ratings
  11. Walltopia (blue) with 2.743 average and 83 5-star ratings
  12. Method (purple) with 2.692 average and 60 5-star ratings
  13. Digital (green) with 2.649 average and 77 5-star ratings
  14. Secret (yellow) with 2.598 average and 49 5-star ratings
  15. Vola (purple) with 2.572 average and 62 5-star ratings
  16. Binary (clear/black) with 2.565 average and 61 5-star ratings
  17. Kingdom (orange) with 2.442 average and 41 5-star ratings
  18. Escape (blue) with 2.440 average and 36 5-star ratings
  19. Rock Candy (pink) with 2.427 (tie) average and 31 5-star ratings
  20. Thrill Seeker (green) with 2.427 (tie) average and 32 5-star ratings
  21. Nicros (yellow) with 2.375 average and 28 5-star ratings
  22. Lacuna (purple) with 2.297 average and 57 5-star ratings
Special thanks to the multitude of routesetters who crafted the sweet boulders: Nickolas Gagliardi (head setter), Payton Hansen, Rob Richter, Anna Bifano, Gabe Olson, Gaby Eck, Holly Yu Tung Chen, Joey Jannsen, Gautier Supper, Nate Gerhardt, Simon Margon, Jack, Dean Privett, Anthony Richard and Tom Wojtkowiak. Don’t miss the next CBJ Grip Showcase, taking place in Salt Lake City at The Front South Main on September 12, during the Setter Summit!
Trango Holds Pardners

#1 SupR

Featured holds from SupR:

#2 Unleashed

Featured holds from Unleashed:

#3 Ocelot

Featured holds from Ocelot:

#4 Trango

Featured holds from Trango:

#5 EP

Featured holds from EP:

#6 Unit

Featured holds from Unit:

#7 Under Blue Hold

Featured holds from Under Blue Hold:

#8 360

Featured holds from 360:

#9 Grizzly

Featured holds from Grizzly:

#10 HRT

Featured holds from HRT:

#11 Walltopia

Featured holds from Walltopia:

#12 Method

Featured holds from Method:

#13 Digital

Featured holds from Digital:

#14 Secret

Featured holds from Secret:

#15 Vola

Featured volumes from Vola:

#16 Binary

Featured holds from Binary:

#17 Kingdom

Featured holds from Kingdom:

#18 Escape

Featured holds and volumes from Escape:

#19 (tie) Rock Candy

Featured holds and volumes from Rock Candy:

#19 (tie) Thrill Seeker

Featured holds from Thrill Seeker:

#21 Nicros

Featured holds and volumes from Nicros:

#22 Lacuna

Featured holds from Lacuna: