Leaderboard Top Ad

add new leaderboard top ad
Home Blog
ABD infographic from Ascent Studio
It was recently announced that all locations of The Front Climbing Club in Utah would be enacting a new belay policy. “Starting on December 1, 2019, The Front will require all belayers to use assisted braking devices ,” a public post on the company’s website noted.In lead-up to that December date, The Front gyms have started giving top-rope and...
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 lead wall, bouldering, a speed wall, as well as weightlifting, fitness, and yoga. The gym is to be located in the heart of Virginia Beach Town Center and will serve as a sister facility...
Long Beach Rising
Don’t miss news from this week: Long Beach Landmark Gets a Gym Makeover Colorado Gym Offers Diverse Challenges for Kids Get Your Brand In Front Of Climbing GymsHave news to share with CBJ readers? Please reach out and let us know!
Advertise with CBJ it works!
Since 2013, CBJ has filled a gap in climbing media as the only publication focusing exclusively on the business side of the climbing industry. Our independent, data-driven coverage wouldn’t be possible without our advertising partners. We are proud to report much progress since new management took over six months ago:New website - fresh design, better access to our library of...
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 elements (rings, bars, warp wall). Adjustable angled system walls are also forthcoming, all designed "to help kids excel at movement, coordination and confidence."Walls: Eldorado Climbing Walls (large freestanding boulder due in January, previously residing...
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 an automotive showroom. The space also features weights, two studio spaces, and an aerobic area. Training boards, lockers, showers, and saunas also fill out the facility—with a cafe planned for inclusion in the front...
Don’t miss news from this week: Movement Joins the El Cap FamilyUsing Data to Make Connections in Climbing Gyms Idaho To Get a New Gym With a ViewHave news to share with CBJ readers? Please reach out and let us know!
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 stories of climbing, including 65-foot roped walls, a 15-meter speed wall, bouldering walls, a kids’ climbing area, and a training area. Additionally, Vertical View will be a full fitness facility with dry saunas, weightlifting equipment,...
According to the State of Climbing Report 2019 published by the American Alpine Club, 65% of climbers are between the ages of 18 and 35, based on data provided by the Outdoor Industry Association. In other words, “OIA’s demographic data suggests that if you head to the nearest gym or crag, you’ll see a lot of Millennials.” Forbes reports...
Movement Joins El Cap
It was recently announced that El Cap, among the largest national networks of climbing gyms, has acquired Movement Climbing and Fitness. Other gym chains already under the El Cap network include Earth Treks and Planet Granite.The news of Movement’s joining of El Cap spread through an email titled “The Next Horizon,” which was sent in the form of a...

News Side Large

add news side large ad

News Side Large

add news side large ad