Beirut Community Fights to Keep Climbing After Explosion

  On August 4, 2020, Beirut was hit by a gigantic double explosion which wiped ...

When Gym Members Come to the Rescue

  On a sunny 70-degree April afternoon in Kannapolis, North Carolina, Josh Faggart walked ...

The World’s Tallest Climbing Wall

  Nope, it’s not in a gym. It’s on the outside of the world’s ...

Leap of Faith: How a Baptist Church Became a Climbing Gym

  Bloomington, Indiana. A small college town 50 miles southwest of Indianapolis, sprinkled with ...

Windy City On Ice

What do you do when you’re desperate for vertical ice, live near Chicago, and ...

World’s Tallest Indoor Wall

Since our publication of this article in Gym Climber, an opening date of November ...

Quarry Climbing in Edinburgh International Climbing Arena

One of Europe’s largest indoor climbing facilities resides in a diabase quarry. On warm ...

The Castle Climbing Center: A Gym For the Environment

  Sandpaper-colored bricks, plunging wells and fortified towers—The Castle Climbing Center, in London, earns ...

First Bouldering Gym in the Caribbean Opens

  After Hurricane Maria struck in September, 2017, the already suffering economy of Puerto ...

Chattanooga’s Take on Buildering

Chattanooga, Tennessee, known for its sandstone bouldering and single-pitch climbing, is now home to ...

The Tallest Artificial Climbing Wall in the World: Diga di Luzzone

  541 feet of plastic pullin’ was made possible with the construction of the ...

Tokyo’s Fairytale Climbing Gym

  That the Illoiha fitness club is located in Omotesando, Tokyo makes sense: Omotesando ...

How We Went from This to This

In 1968, John Syrett, an 18-year-old novice, stepped up onto the slick rocks cemented ...

2018: The Year of Small Bouldering Gyms

With the inclusion of climbing in the Olympics, more people than ever are strapping on ...

Free For All

In July of 2018, Chris Dean, a 26-year-old African American from South Memphis, was ...

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