Sunday, November 29, 2020
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The CWA has concluded that spotting is unnecessary and can actually hamper the effectiveness of the padding leading to more injuries than would otherwise occur.
Eldorado Climbing Walls, is reporting the completion of the world’s largest man-made rock climbing structure. The wall is part of the Boy Scouts of America's sports village in West Virginia.
A study indicates that an estimated 40,282 individuals were treated in U.S. emergency rooms for climbing-related injuries between 1990 and 2007. The most common climbing injury is Climber's Finger.
Pregnant rock climbers of the world rejoice! Mountain Mama, Inc, now offers a full-body climbing harness specially designed for the unique geometry of pregnant bodies.
As parks and recreation departments look for more ways to lure people into green spaces and get them active, many are finding solutions in climbing and bouldering structures.
Central Saanich has recently been named the "Competition Climbing Capital of Canada."
Vital Bouldering Gym will open it's doors in Bellingham, WA to the public this July 13th.
The IFSC has just announced new rules governing the how world records are set at international championship events.
Video of this years SCS Youth National Championships.
Brooklyn Boulders is slated to open a second gym in Somerville, Massachusetts this summer. The location will be a unique combination of climbing gym, retail and community spaces.