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Holiday gifts for your climbing gym staff

Holiday Gifts for Your Gym Staff

By Zoe LeibovitchDecember is here, the holiday season has arrived, and you still need to get your employees holiday gifts. Don’t worry, it’s not...

More Americans Qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

At last weekend’s IFSC Olympic Qualification Event in Toulouse, France, two members of Team USA provisionally qualified for the Olympic Games. Specifically, Americans Nathaniel...

Community Happens Fast: Behind the Desk with Andrew Andress

Behind the Desk…is an ongoing series that profiles people influencing and advancing the industry in gyms around the country. This time CBJ heads down...

For the People, by the People: Why Co-Ops Survive

By Aaron GerryFrustration can be a powerful motivator, in climbing and in business. For some climbers, existing climbing gym options don’t meet their needs,...
The Front Millcreek is under construction

Utah Mainstay Introduces a Third Location

The Front Climbing Club Millcreek UT Specs: 45,000-square-foot facility (27,000 of which are to be climbable surface) will feature rope climbing (up to 60 feet high), an...
ABD infographic from Ascent Studio

Gyms Change Belay Policies to Make ABD the Requirement

It was recently announced that all locations of The Front Climbing Club in Utah would be enacting a new belay policy. “Starting on December...

Popular Virginia Gym Gets a ‘Sister Facility’

Latitude Climbing and Fitness Virginia Beach, VA Specs: Brand new 16,000 square-foot facility (with over 13,000 square feet of climbing surface) will feature top ropes, a...
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Since 2013, CBJ has filled a gap in climbing media as the only publication focusing exclusively on the business side of the climbing industry....

Colorado Gym Offers Diverse Challenges for Kids

EVO Kids Louisville, CO Specs: Nearly 7,000-square-foot space combines climbing walls (bouldering and top-roping, with additional walls to come) and ninja equipment with various obstacle course-style...

Long Beach Landmark Gets a Gym Makeover

Long Beach Rising Long Beach, CA Specs: 17,000-square-foot bouldering gym located inside a historic landmark building (constructed in 1926) known as "The Packard,” originally used as...