“Bigfoot” Arrives in North Carolina

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Bigfoot Climbing Gym
Morganton, NC

Specs: 10,000-square-foot bouldering gym shares its building with a health-conscious grocery store. The gym also features a “party room.” Youth climbing team programming, monthly climbing competitions, and Indoor to Outdoor Climbing transition clinics are also part of the gym’s offerings. According to the gym’s owners, Morganton was chosen as the location for the facility because of the city’s proximity to substantial outdoor crags and because the next nearest climbing gym was one hour away. The owners also note that Morganton is particularly supportive of small business growth and is “a great place to raise a family.” (Note: The gym recently posted an opening for a routesetter/co-manager on the CBJ jobs board).

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Walls and Flooring: Rockwerx
CRM Software: Rock Gym Pro
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Bigfoot-Climbing-Gym-638488619960125/

In Their Words: “Bigfoot Climbing Gym will provide residents with a place to pursue adventure, seek new challenges, mingle with other active people and exercise while having fun and building confidence. Our gym will offer customers affordable access to high quality climbing walls as well as supporting programs and amenities, including climbing lessons, youth programs, special group programs, competitions and a pro shop. These services will help introduce new climbers to the sport and give all of our customers a fun and memorable experience so they will tell their friends and return often.”
— Julie Cross, co-owner