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The Head Rush team took a field trip down to the Edge Zipline & Adventure Park to find out what one of Colorado’s top adventure parks had to offer. What better way to underst
Team USA’s John Brosler talks about his journey to becoming the fastest American man in climbing, the upcoming 2024 Olympics Games, and how his training changes between different
We’ve hand-picked four of the most innovative applications of our equipment in Family Fun Centers and FECs. Browse our favorite signature adventure attractions.
Whether you’re looking for a better workout plan, blowing off steam, or you just think that climbing is fun, every person has their own reasons for climbing.
From minimizing risk to maximizing performance, learn how you can get the most out of your Head Rush devices by servicing them on an annual basis.
How the updated features of our next generation auto belays benefit users, as well as operators.
2x Paraclimbing World Champion, Maureen “Mo” Beck, explains how the catch-and-hold feature of iQ+ can help make training more accessible to more climbers.
TRUBLUE is thrilled to announce that we've been selected to sponsor Emma Hunt. Emma is one of the fastest climbers on the planet, an extraordinary person, and a USA Climbing teamma
Campus rec centers looking to invest more into new training opportunities for collegiate climbers can do so with the addition of auto belays on the climbing wall.
Campus rec centers worldwide can attest to the benefits that come with hosting a climbing wall. However, the most significant value comes from a climbing wall with auto belays. Lea
Campus rec centers looking to attract more members of the climbing community to their climbing wall can do so in more ways than one. For example, auto belays are a beneficial addi
Auto belays are the product of choice for many campus rec centers all over the nation that want to bring more students to their climbing walls. These tools proactively attract new
We’re only days away from the first climbing event at this year’s Tokyo Olympics. Don’t miss Men's and Women's Sport Climbing in a combined event comprised of three disciplin
A climbing wall has the potential to bring value to any campus rec center that wants to extend its communal support to those who enjoy the sport of climbing. As the popularity o
Campus rec centers and their student members have the ability to get more out of their climbing wall with auto belays. Auto belays are a proactive climbing tool that grants beginne
Campus rec centers across the nation are benefitting from the addition of auto belays by TRUBLUE. Auto belays enhance the offerings at climbing walls for athletes of all ages. Fo
Don’t miss the excitement around this year’s USA Climbing Paraclimbing National Championships, hosted by Momentum Millcreek in Salt Lake City, June 19-20. This championship wil
From minimizing risk to maximizing performance, learn how you can get the most out of your Head Rush devices by servicing them on an annual basis.
Need help choosing the right zip line brake for your course? In this blog, we compare the four most common zip line brakes, including how each will affect your business's operation
Kai Lightner's Climbing for Change partners with Atlanta-area climbing gym Stone Summit and Kevin Jorgeson's 1Climb to bring not just a new climbing wall to College Park, but ongoi
In this video Chris Sharma explains how he uses TRUBLUE Auto Belays to train at his newly opened state of the art climbing gym, Sharma Climbing Madrid, including these three main t
USA Climbing enters a multi-year contract with TRUBLUE by Head Rush Technologies, as the Official Auto Belay Sponsor of USA Climbing.
From sending Yosemite's Dawn Wall to starting 1Climb — a nonprofit dedicated to introducing kids to climbing — Kevin Jorgeson is an inspiration both on and off the rock. In thi
In this blog, we cover the top three benefits of installing the QuickFlight, including the QuickFlight's redundant webbing system, flexible mounting and CE certification.
In this blog, we’ll explore how three climbing gyms managed to land a spot in the recent Epic TV episode, You Won't BELIEVE These 3 Climbing Wall Features.
What does it mean to have a strong climbing community? In this blog five climbing gyms share how auto belays help create and foster resilient climbing communities.
In this conversation with Maureen Beck, aka "Mo" Beck, we cut through any confusion that may be out there surrounding the sport of adaptive climbing.
Dependability and durability are key attributes of our products, and this starts with our commitment to quality throughout the development and manufacturing process. Read this blo
The TRUBLUE Auto Belay is the #1 Auto Belay in the world, and every Head Rush Device leverages the same technology to be the best product in its class. Read on to see how we have t
Get tips for rock climbing strength training using a TRUBLUE Auto Belay to help make you stronger, improve your grip, master those difficult moves and tiny holds.
The TRUBLUE Auto Belay is great for skill development of all types including climbing techniques and other skills such as learning to belay or improving footwork.
Take a look behind the curtain of the Head Rush research and development process and see what the engineering design process looks like for adventure products.
Auto belays have many benefits, but rock climbing training is what auto belays are made for. Learn how auto belays help with endurance, strength and more.
There are three main types of auto belays and each type works a little differently and has a different mechanism of how they protect climbers as they ascend.
Get step by step instructions of how to use an auto belay including how to prepare before your climb, what to do while climbing and how to get down from the top.
Thinking about installing a rock climbing wall at your school? Here's everything you need including types and benefits of school rock climbing walls and more.
At Head Rush, we work in the outdoor industry because we are outdoor enthusiasts. Join us as we recap our summer adventures in the mountains and around the world
The new TRUBLUE Speed Auto Belay takes the most widely used and trusted auto belay in the world and adds an extra dose of speed for speed climbing comps.
Learning while doing is a powerful teaching tool! Get ideas for your next activity with these examples of experiential learning activities for adults.
Learn more about zip line trolley retrieval systems and how to eliminate the problem of rider rescue from zip liners stopping short of the platform.
The LightSpeed Trolleys are designed specifically for zip lines and are the fastest, most durable compact trolleys on the market.
Get a look behind the curtain of the engineering design process that went into developing the state of the art LightSpeed family of zip line trolleys.
Make sure that your operators have mastered the standard operating procedures for QUICKflight and FlightLine Free Fall Devices with the help of this video.
You might have a lot of questions about what to expect during you first time zip lining. We help you prepare for your zip line experience by answering these FAQs.
Learn all about bearings and why the high-performance bearings inside Head Rush's new zip line trolleys help them last longer.
Skydiving is an adrenaline rush, but how does it compare to the FlightLine? We analyze the differences and similarities of these two free fall adventures.
Speed climbing will be making its Olympic debut at Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020, so here are the details you need to be in the know about speed climbing.
Is your latest adventure element not attracting the crowds? Five tips on how to attract more customers to your new attraction without spending tons of money.
There are a number of different auto belays for sale, so how do you choose? Learn the most important qualities for choosing the best auto belay.
The FlightLine Free Fall Ride has all the key elements of extreme thrill rides and is one of the highest free fall drop rides with true free fall.
Learn how to enhance the guest experience and take your business above and beyond their expectations; you'll increase loyalty and earn more referrals.
Do you want to add your first auto belays to your climbing wall but are unsure where to start? Take these first steps — your climbers will thank you for it!
Take a private climbing lesson with Chris Wall on how to lead climb, including tips for learning to lead climb with the help of TRUBLUE Auto Belays.
You'd be surprised at how versatile Head Rush adventure activities can be. If you're wondering if Head Rush products are right for your business this is the article for you.
Challenge courses are designed for team- and character-building activities. Learn how to make the most out of your program with your free fall device.
Learn about three key elements of business strategy that will take your rock climbing gym's business plan to the next level.
As a company of outdoor enthusiasts, we are driven to engineer, and manufacture the best adventure products for those who want to climb, zip, and jump.
Chris Wall from the Boulder Rock Club gives professional advice for rock climbing endurance training in the gym. The auto belay is one tool he recommends.
You finish climbing, head out for dinner together, and your friend is now gushing about how much fun they had climbing. You've set the hook, and now it's time to reel them in.
Have you ever wondered how do eddy current brakes work? This video demonstration will show you the science behind eddy current magnetic brakes.
The terms and logistics of climbing can get over complicated, but we've covered the basics of belay device, belay lines and belaying to get you started.
Head Rush Technologies announces hiring of Rich Reynolds, a proven leader in life safety products, as Director of Engineering.
Get all of the information that you need to find us at the IAAPA 2016 Conference in Orlando, Florida and get a sneak peak of what we'll have at the booth.
One of the most unique outdoor gift ideas for kids, climbers, or the family, the Arboreal Tree Climbing set creates fun climbing adventures
Advice from professional route setters on how to set climbing routes with 6 tips for setting routes under your auto belay device.
Climbing can be about more than exercise. Whether a climbing gym or a university climbing wall, use these 6 tips on how to build a community at your wall.
As we celebrate the last day of summer and the official start of fall, we are sharing some of Head Rush staff's summer adventures.
Born with one hand and preparing to defend her title at the Paraclimbing World Championships, Maureen Beck shares her experience climbing and training.
As makers of adventure products for activities with inherent risk, Head Rush works to abide by all the safety standards that are applicable to our products.
Find out which Head Rush Technologies free fall device is right for your tower with this helpful infographic about free fall height, orientation and more!
Get a sneak peek into the physics behind our magnetic braking technology with a look at Faraday's Law and Lenz's Law. It's physics without the lecture.
Tips from an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist on choosing the best climbing trees for your Arboreal Tree Climbing System.
We check our belay partners, so we should also check our auto belay partners. Annual service is the essential partner check for TRUBLUE Auto Belays.
Get to know your tree climbing holds with this glossary of terms. Click for vocabulary that describes climbing hold difficulty, type and orientation.
Read about active and passive zip line brakes and the benefits and disadvantages of each type. Which of these zip line braking methods is right for you?
A bad system for zip line trolley return could be cutting your profits in half. See how you can drastically increase the profitability of your facility.
Take a look at these 10 cool tree house ideas that will set your tree house apart from the rest. Create something your kids will always remember.
These ropes course elements are great for getting your adrenaline pumping and building team dynamics. Click to see the full list of ropes course elements!
Learn how creating value for customers by having auto belays can increase your profitability and keep climbers coming back again and again.
We use auto belays as examples to explain how price elasticity of demand can help you your tweak your climbing gym pricing strategy to maximize revenue.
Learn how to identify and exploit your climbing gym's sustainable competitive advantage to gain market share from your competitors with these examples.
Head Rush Announced 3 new innovative products at IAAPA 2015. Click to read about the QUICKjump XS, Arboreal Climbing System and the FlightLine.
Head Rush Technologies announces availability of FlightLine, the ultimate commercial free fall ride for amusement operators looking for extreme thrills.
Get the most out of your zip line platforms and double down on the excitement and adventure with these amazing tips to get the most out of your structures.
Head Rush Tech announces the Arboreal Climbing system, their new recreational tree climbing device. Click to read more about this innovative new product.
The fun camp activities you loved have been taken to a whole new level. These 6 summer camp activities have improved by incorporating technology.
Diversify your revenue streams at your ski resort so a bad snow season doesn't completely destroy your fiscal year with these summer activities for ski resorts.
Senator Cory Gardner visited Head Rush to present us with the Export Achievement Award. Click to read about why Head Rush won the award.
Read about 3 theme park industry trends we spotted at ACCT 2015 and where we think the industry is going. Click for our industry analysis.
Are you making serious mistakes on your zip line during operation or installation? Download our white paper to see the 9 common mistakes and how to fix them.
Read about these unique fundraising ideas that are sure to raise money and increase awareness of your charity. Click for three creative fundraising ideas.
Learn more about how you can try Head Rush products risk-free before you buy. No cost or commitment. You only pay if you keep the product. Learn more here.
Click to read about the three trends we identified at the European Attractions Show (EAS) 2014, held September 23-25 in Amsterdam.
The Gorilla Rope is a high-strength nylon and polyethele rope designed specifically for zip line redirection and reduction lines for use with the zipSTOP Brake.
Read about 3 theme park industry trends we spotted at IAAPA 2014 and where we think the industry is going in 2015. Click for Head Rush's industry analysis.