Pitfalls to Building Community in Commercial Climbing Gyms
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.
Why Chris Sharma Loves TRUBLUE Auto Belays
There’s a good chance that is not the first word that pops into your head when you think about auto belays. One argument that we hear from gym owners against using auto belays is that they are counter-productive to building a tight-knit climbing community. But that’s not the way that pro climber and gym owner Chris Sharma sees it.
Technology to Improve the Accessibility of Your Facility
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.
The Role of Auto Belays in Self-Care
Even for an expert climber and adventurer like Sara Aranda, stepping into a climbing gym can be an intimidating experience. In her recent article, she reflects on the role that auto belays play in creating a more diverse, inclusive, and accessible climbing community.
Auto Belays Encourage More Students to Try Your Campus Rec Climbing Wall
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 beginners the opportunity to get on the wall without prior knowledge safely.
Climbing for Change Partners with Stone Summit and 1Climb to Bring New Wall to College Park
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 ongoing climbing programs to further connect new climbers to the climbing community. Learn more about this incredible team up and heartwarming story inside the blog.
Learn How These Climbing Gyms Got Featured on EPIC TV
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.
5 Ways Auto Belays Can Build a Stronger Climbing Community
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.
How to Use an Auto Belay: Step by Step Instructions
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.
What is Adventure Tourism?
Adventure tourism is a tourist activity that includes a physical activity, a cultural exchange, or activities in nature. Read this blog for examples and to learn more!