Become A Member   |   Newsletter Sign-Up   |   Print Page   |   Sign In
Association & Industry News
Filter news by category:

Read about recent events, essential information and the latest community news.


The CWA serves as the expert resource for the national media on the indoor climbing industry. We also publish industry news and press releases.

Media and PR Contact:

Laura Allured,
Marketing & Communications Manager
Climbing Wall Association, Inc.
6672 Gunpark Dr.

Suite 101
Boulder, CO 80301
Phone: 720-838-8284


Displaying page 1 of 2
1  |  2

Industry News
Monday, July 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Urgent Regulatory Challenge in CA »
If you own or operate a gym in California, or if you are a vendor that supplies gyms in California, make your voice heard!...
Tuesday, February 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Riveter Hosts Opening Day Thrown Down »
The Riveter, a new climbing gym and bike park in North Carolina, will host their grand opening celebration Saturday, Feb....
Wednesday, October 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Urgent Safety Recall Notice - Perfect Descent Auto Belays »
STOP USE AND RETURN FOR INSPECTION AND UPGRADE A revised Stop Use Notice (version 20191021.2) was issued on Tuesday, Oc...
Monday, June 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DMM Launches Expansion in North American Climbing Market »
Premium UK hardware manufacturer intensifies efforts in North America DMM, the last remaining UK-based climbing hardwar...
Monday, June 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stone Gardens Announces Third Location and Renovations »
Stone Gardens , operating in the Seattle area, has announced plans for a third facility, as well as the expansion of their...
Monday, June 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Head Rush Technologies Announces Major Investment by Pike Street Capital »
Head Rush Technologies , a leading maker of adventure and recreation equipment announced late last month a major investmen...
Monday, June 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Triangle Rock Club Opens Durham Location »
After nearly five years of working on this location, Triangle Rock Club has officially opened in Durham, North Carolina. T...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alex Honnold Joins El Cap Board of Directors »
El Cap, the parent company of Earth Treks and Planet Granite, announced today that professional, adventure rock climber Al...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
EVO Rock + Fitness Teams Up With Kodiak Real Estate to Build a New Bouldering Gym in Golden »
EVO Rock + Fitness, with locations in Louisville, CO; Portland, ME and Concord, NH celebrated its groundbreaking for their...
Monday, March 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Climb Establishes New Support Company, Hires New COO »
Formalized January 1st of 2018, Climb HQ was created as a support company for the growing Climb organization. With three...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Atlanta Rocks! Closing December 31, 2018 »
We are sad to announce that Atlanta's first indoor climbing gym will close on December 31, 2018 after nearly a quarter cen...
Friday, November 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vertical View Climbing Gym Coming to Idaho in October 2019 »
    Following the closure of Urban Ascent in April, a new four-story climbing gym is under constructi...
Monday, November 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
El Cap Announces Key Board and C-Suite Positions »
El Cap has announced the election of Topher Gaylord as an independent member of its Board of Directors. In addition, Scott...
Thursday, October 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Big Stone Publishing Launches Magazine Focused on Indoor Climbing »
Big Stone Publishing has officially launched a new publication focused on the indoor climbing community, Gym Climber . Ac...
Thursday, July 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
USA Climbing Announces New CEO »
USA Climbing is pleased to announce that Marc Norman will serve as the organization's new CEO, effective July 24, 2018...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Momentum SODO to Open September 2018 »
Momentum™ Indoor Climbing opens its sixth location and first gym in Seattle Momentum SODO Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. The 19...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Closing the Gender Gap: What Climbing Can Learn from the Tech Industry »
**Note: This article was written by Eva Kalea, Creative Director, The Cliffs Climbing + Fitness and was originally posted...
Thursday, June 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alex Puccio Takes Home Gold at IFSC Climbing World Cup »
Petzl team member Alex Puccio successfully completed all four finals problems at the International Federation of Sport Cl...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eldorado Climbing Walls kicks off fundraising campaign for adaptive climbing nonprofit »
“Everyone should climb” is more than a corporate slogan for new owner Kevin Volz.   Kevin Volz, the new owner...
Friday, May 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                        Contact:&nbs...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beta Climbing + Fitness to Open in Summer 2018 in Stamford, CT »
Beta Climbing + Fitness has announced the launch of its climbing facility in Stamford, CT. Located at 45 Harbor Drive in t...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ProjectRock Replicates Outdoor Climbing With Eldo Walls »
The largest climbing gym in Florida, ProjectRock in Oakland Park, opened on December 29, 2017, with climbing walls desig...
Thursday, January 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Movement Climbing + Fitness Location and Collaboration »
Today, Mike and Anne-Worley Moelter, founders of Movement Climbing + Fitness, and Hank Grant and Justin Riley, owners of t...
Monday, November 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Earth Treks and Planet Granite Merge »
Two of the largest climbing gym organizations in the US today announced a merger, with a focus on gym innovation, enhanced...
Friday, August 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hawaii's Newest Climbing Gym »
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE WHO: The Arch Project Climbing Center (TAPCC), owned by partners Nancy Nguyen and Nate L...
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
You want Sean McColl on that wall »
You want Sean McColl on that wall
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top climber visits Bend »
Top climber visits Bend
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special-needs kids experience rock climbing through Adaptive Sports »
Special-needs kids experience rock climbing through Adaptive Sports
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet The Maker: Organic Climbing, Made In The USA »
Meet The Maker: Organic Climbing, Made In The USA
Thursday, December 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Director of Engineering Joins Head Rush Team »
Tuesday, October 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
For Immediate Release October 11, 2016 Contact: 980-444-2650 326 Oates Road, Moor...
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Perfect Descent certified by IFSC as exclusive auto belay for Speed Climbing World Record events »
For Immediate Release Perfect Descent Auto Belay 3809 Norwood Drive Unit 4 Contact: Alicia Green Littleton, C...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sterling Debuts Advanced, Lightweight Canyoneering Equipment: CanyonLux™ Rope and Blitz™ Bag »
For Immediate Release August 16th, 2016 Sterling Debuts Advanced, Lightweight Canyoneering Equipment: CanyonLux™ Rope...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
APPROACH CLIMBING GYM TO CELEBRATE 1-YEAR ANNIVERSARY    The special all ages event features Professional...

Displaying page 1 of 2
1  |  2

Membership Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal