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It’s All About The Adhesive

It’s All About The Adhesive

There are lots of tapes that can be used for marking routes on climbing walls. We’ve seen duct tape, vinyl tape, paper tape and electrical tape used for that purpose. All of them are wrong! Duct tape leaves a sticky residue and has no “grippability”. Paper tape is not very durable and does not like […]

Ready To “Up” Your Game?  How About Attending A Clinic

Ready To “Up” Your Game? How About Attending A Clinic

Even the best route setters need inspiration from time to time. Working on your own or with the same small group day after day can make you stale. How about attending a clinic? Lots of climbing centers host them, and this will give you a great way to integrate into the local community. Don’t be […]

It’s Not Route Setting Tape, But It Is A Tape Every Route Setter Needs

It’s Not Route Setting Tape, But It Is A Tape Every Route Setter Needs

Lots of route setters use rolls of colored cloth tape to map out routes on a climbing wall.  Different colors for different routes and the ability to quickly change a route. There is another tape that should be part of every route setters tool kit. That tape is barricade tape, commonly known as caution tape, […]

Earth Treks To Open New Climbing Gym

Earth Treks To Open New Climbing Gym

East Coast climbing gym company, Earth Treks, has announced a major expansion of their presence in Columbia, MD. 2017 will see the opening of a new 38,000 square foot facility, located in the same building where they are currently located. The new facility will replace the currrent gym and will have the added feature of […]

Climbing Business Journal Announces Their 2017 Grip List Awards

Climbing Business Journal Announces Their 2017 Grip List Awards

Those who follow the climbing wall industry have long turned to the Climbing Business Journal for the latest news and analysis of the industry. For the fourth year, CBJ has announced its list of the top brands of the year among companies that serve climbing centers and their patrons. Click here to see this years […]

Rock City

Rock City

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