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Idaho To Get a New Gym With a View

Vertical View, Meridian, ID Specs: 32,000-square-foot facility (18,000 of which is climbable surface) is being built completely “from the ground up.” The gym features four...

Using Data to Make Connections in Climbing Gyms with Klimbz

According to the State of Climbing Report 2019 published by the American Alpine Club, 65% of climbers are between the ages of 18 and...
Movement Joins El Cap

Movement Joins the El Cap Family

It was recently announced that El Cap, among the largest national networks of climbing gyms, has acquired Movement Climbing and Fitness. Other gym chains...
CBJ Gym Map

CBJ Gym Map Is Back (And You Can Win Free Holds)

CBJ is proud to announce that its gym map has been updated and redesigned. The map features a detailed listing of every climbing gym...
Ascent Studio

Where Computers and Climbing Meet: Behind The Desk With Jon Lachelt

Behind the Desk…is an ongoing series that profiles people influencing and advancing the industry in gyms from coast to coast. For this installment, CBJ...

Oregon’s New Bad Weather Alternative

Brimstone Boulders, Hood River, OR Specs: 4,800-square-foot facility in the Columbia River Gorge area of Oregon will feature bouldering walls and yoga classes. The gym...
Emily Moore

Finding Time To Volunteer: Behind The Desk With Emily Moore

Behind the Desk… is an ongoing series that profiles people influencing and advancing the climbing industry across the country. This month, CBJ heads out...

Ask A Lawyer: Are All Climbing Gyms At Risk Of Being Shut Down?

Word quickly spread around the global climbing world about an article recently published in The Irish Times. The article reported that all gyms in...

New USA Climbing Hire to Oversee Collegiate and Paraclimbing Series

The main governing body of American competition climbing, USA Climbing, recently announced that Rachel Owens has been hired as the organization’s new Collegiate and...

Stop Use Issued For Some Perfect Descent Auto Belays

The following press release was sent yesterday by Perfect Descent Climbing Systems:Littleton, CO - C3 Manufacturing, maker of Perfect Descent Auto Belays, today announced...