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Pro Tips for Climbing Ridiculously Fast

Training tips from three of the world’s best speed climbers on how to get started, get better, and get insanely strong at speed climbing.

Get to Know Sam Watson: Speed Climbing World Record Holder

Speed climbing world record holder Sam Watson is the newest member of Team TRUBLUE! By the time you're reading this, Sam has probably already broken his own world record pace, but,

Providing Climbing Access to the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford

The Boys & Girls Club of Stamford offers a variety of youth programs for around 1,600 kids in the community. Last fall, with the help of 1Climb, it added a new activity to the list

How TRUBLUE Can Improve Firefighter Training at Height: An Interview with Arvada Fire Engineer Wyatt Koeniger

How Arvada Fire uses TRUBLUE to train for realistic ladder bailouts, victim removal exercises, combat challenges, CPAT, and any other training exercises where they need a safety li

Tips for Hosting a Successful Speed Climbing Competition

We caught up with representatives from two climbing gyms that have hosted major speed climbing competitions in the past year to find out their thoughts on the growth of the sport,

Free Fall Product Comparison

When it comes to free fall devices, we have three models to help you customize your free fall experience: the QuickFlight, the QuickFlight XL, and the Flightline.

How to Choose Your TRUBLUE Auto Belay

We engineer and manufacture three different models of auto belays for climbing facilities to choose from: the TRUBLUE iQ, the TRUBLUE iQ+, and the TRUBLUE SPEED. All three TRUBLUEs

zipStop Product Family

Breaking Down the Different zipSTOP Models

What are the key differentiators between the zipSTOP zip line brake, the zipSTOP IR, and the zipSTOP Speed? The zipSTOP product comparison video lays it all out.

How to Modernize Your Zipline Braking System

A remarkable amount of planning, design, and creativity that goes into building a modern commercial zip line course. These are just a few of the trends that we see in modern zip li

Training Linemen How to Safely Climb and Self-Arrest with TRUBLUE Auto Belays

With its excellent safety record and reliable performance, TRUBLUE allows students to focus on their climbing abilities and developing the muscle memory to self-arrest so they can

How to Replace the Webbing in a TRUBLUE iQ or iQ+ Auto Belay

Replacing the webbing on your TRUBLUE iQ or iQ+ Auto Belay is quick and easy. You can do it yourself! The process does not require any technical skills and only takes a couple of m

5 Essential Steps for Clipping into a TRUBLUE Auto Belay

Once you’ve learned the basics, it’s easy to climb on a TRUBLUE Auto Belay. By following these five simple steps, you can get started quickly and keep climbing safely, route af

Climbing on Auto Belay: What You Need to Know

Answering the most pressing questions about proper auto belay usage and how to maximize safety across a variety of climbing facilities.

Emma Hunt USAC Speed Climbing Featured

How Speed Climbing Impacted Overall Scores at the 2020 Olympics

Rescoring the 2020 Olympic Sport Climbing competition based on the updated 2024 standards. Winners and losers of the combined scoring format.

Facility Spotlight: A Day at the Edge Ziplines and Adventures

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

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