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National Youth Climbing Championships continue in Arlington Heights

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL – Throughout the weekend, 400 competitors from across the United States and their families will be part of the USA National Youth Climbing Championships, which will be held at the new First Ascent facility in Arlington Heights. The competition, which encompasses three climbing disciplines – bouldering, lead and speed – will crown […]

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Why are Asian Americans exploring the world of rock climbing?

As an immigrant child from Taiwan growing up in Queens, Peter Wang always had a rebellious side. While her parents ran a family restaurant in Fair Lawn, Wang dropped out of high school and eventually earned a general education degree. “I didn’t like being told what to do,” Wang, 42, said. He eventually became a […]

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‘SO MUCH HARDER than it looks’

Actress daisy ridley is a master when it comes to swinging his lightsaber, but what about climbing? Now that she’s wrapped her new Disney film, ‘The Young Woman and the Sea,’ the actress behind Rey in the Star Wars sequel trilogy is looking to try her hand at rock climbing! WATCH Star Wars alum Daisy […]

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Housing, office, retail and climbing wall for Port Moody development

The City of Port Moody is considering a new proposal that establishes a high-density, mixed-use center to frame the west end of St. Johns Street. A prior application by 100 Developments to rezone and amend the official community plan for 2115-2131 St. Johns Street — the southwest corner of the intersection of Douglas Street and […]

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Elden Ring fan finds game reference in climbing gym

An Elden Ring fan shares an unexpected reference to the game he found in a rather unlikely place; climbing holds in a climbing gym. Ring of Elden released in February 2022 and quickly became a global sensation. The game was FromSoftware’s follow-up to the popular dark souls series, which meant that the game not only […]

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Climbing Harnesses Market Forecast, Trend Analysis to 2028Petzl, Black Diamond, Mammut, Arc’teryx, Camp Usa – Journal l’Action Régionale

New Jersey, United States,- The Global Climbing Harness Market research offers in-depth analysis of the market throughout the projection period. The study includes a number of sections as well as a review of opportunities and elements that are most likely to have a major impact in the future. This study offers a comprehensive analysis of […]

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Climbing gym announces plans to expand to Hampton – Daily Press

HAMPTON — Here’s some heartbreaking news: A popular rock climbing gym that has locations in Norfolk and Virginia Beach is expanding to the Peninsula. Latitude Climbing + Fitness announced on Facebook that it plans to open a new location in early 2023 in downtown Peninsula in Hampton. The first Latitude location opened about four years […]

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Meet the 330-pound NFL lineman addicted to climbing

Escalation At 6’4″ and 330 pounds, Wes Schweitzer is built like a rock. He’s not the stereotypical rock climber body type, but his refrigerator physique isn’t exactly surprising either. That’s because the 28-year-old plays on the Washington Commanders offensive line and is entering his seventh season in the NFL. Schweitzer trained traditionally for most of […]

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Four gyms to start with

If you’re a fan of exercise but not a fan of the monotonous rut ​​of training machines, you should check out a climbing gym. Challenging yet fun, rock climbing is a full body exercise that builds strength and challenges your cardiovascular system. A 2017 study by American and German researchers suggests that the health benefits […]

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The 9 Best Climbing Shoes of 2022 | Tested

Top Considerations When Buying Climbing Shoes Type and thickness of rubber The type of rubber in your climbing shoe will determine both the grip of the shoe on the rock (or plastic) and the flexibility of the shoe. A stiff shoe typically has harder, thicker rubber (at least 4mm), while a soft shoe will have […]

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Cleveland Rocks is the city’s new rock climbing gym with a twist

CLEVELAND – If you’re looking for a great workout or meditative peace and quiet, look no further than Cleveland Rocks, the city’s newest exercise facility. Cleveland Rocks is an 18,000 square foot facility that includes 54 foot high rock climbing walls and a practice area. Watch News 5’s Nadeen Abusada tackles a rock climbing wall […]

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Fans Are Going Crazy With Kelly Ripa’s Toned Legs In Climbing Pic With Mark Consuelos

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos recently spent their first vacation together as Empty Nests. The couple ventured west to Colorado and Utah where they hiked and rock-climbed. Ripa shared a photo from their rock climbing adventure, and fans were impressed with their form and strength. When you hear the word vacation, scenes of relaxation and […]

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A great jump-off success as Simon overturns “the Everest of climbing”

A man from BUILTH Wells has admitted he ‘couldn’t believe what I had just accomplished’ after completing a daunting climb up the world’s tallest artificial wall. Simon Turner raised nearly £4,000 for charity through the climb, which saw him tackle the Diga di Luzzone – a Swiss dam that has posed a 540ft vertical climb […]

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Grand Rapids installs new climbing walls at Highland Park

The park was selected for the location of the twin rock structure primarily because of its potential to positively impact the community of Grand Rapids. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Climbing fans should start celebrating, as a new kind of structure is now open in Grand Rapids. Two block structures, located in Highland Park, were announced […]

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UKC News – JOBS: Climbing Instructors – Full and Part Time

© EICA As climbers we strive to make UKClimbing the type of website we would love to visit, with the latest news, diverse and interesting articles, full reviews of the equipment, jaw-dropping photography and an extensive and useful logbook system. As a result, an amazing community has formed […]

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Timaru’s CPlay gets $10,000 for rock climbing wall

PROVIDED An initial concept model of Timaru’s CPlay playground. A climbing wall at Timaru’s ‘destination playground’ has received a five-figure donation from the New Zealand Community Trust. The community group, CPlay Playground Upgrade Project, is the committee behind the ambitious $2.2 million playground construction project in Caroline Bay. The goal of $2.2 million was reached […]

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SIZZLIN’ SUMMER SERIES – Climbing Adventure

Adventure is calling for this weekend’s Healthy Yancey Sizzlin’ Summer Series event. The series offers 12 weeks of fun, family-friendly and free physical activities. We invite children, families, and community members of all ages and skill levels to join us on Saturday, July 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Burnsville Town Square. […]

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The indoor climbing gym is an exciting hidden gem in all three towns

Here’s a fun thing to do in all three cities Want some summer fun? There is a hidden gem in the Tri-Cities that I just discovered. facebook/the rock shopfacebook/the rock shop My wife is much more into the outdoors than me, but I would try something cool like this gym I just discovered. Located in […]

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“It took a climbing trip to remind me that bravery doesn’t have to be grand”

Photo credit: cavan images – Getty Images IAnyway, I was a little embarrassed that at 40, I had never gone rock climbing outside. This may explain why I jumped at the chance to rock climb at the aptly named Boulders Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona when I attended a conference there last year. It […]

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VetsClimb Climbing Club helps veterans overcome hardships

“It’s the mental and physical part,” said Navy and Army veteran Chris Butler. “When you’re on the wall, it’s like for me, nothing else matters.” ATLANTA — As Americans head into Independence Day weekend, many are also honoring those who have sacrificed so much for the nation’s freedom. For veterans, it’s rarely an easy road. […]