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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


Association News
Wednesday, April 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Restructuring Announcement From the CWA Board »
Dear Members and Stakeholders,   After much deliberation, we, the CWA Board of Directors, have decided to restr...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CWA Welcomes New Membership Manager to the Team »
The CWA is happy to introduce our new Membership Manager, Alexandra Wojcicki. A creative and driven membership maven, Alex...
Monday, October 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Garnet Moore Joins CWA as Director of Operations »
The CWA is pleased to introduce our new Director of Operations, Garnet Moore. Garnet brings more than a decade of experien...
Monday, October 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
170 Climbing Gyms Unite to Launch Large-scale Survey »
Industry-wide Effort Will Yield New Understanding of Growing Indoor Climbing Community In a surveying effort led by th...
Thursday, September 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arnaud Delaittre Joins CWA Board of Directors »
The Climbing Wall Association is excited to announce that Arnaud Delaittre has joined our Board of Directors. Arnaud is th...
Monday, August 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CWA Meetings: Calgary Recap »
Photo by Matthew Huitma , commissioned by Calgary Climbing Centre Last week, the Climbing Wall Association team launc...
Monday, August 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Upcoming CWA Certification Trainings »
We are happy to announce several upcoming training opportunities to earn valuable technical certifications. Certifications...
Monday, June 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bob Angell Rejoins CWA Board of Directors »
The Climbing Wall Association is pleased to welcome Bob Angell back to our Board of Directors. Bob is the principal and fo...
Friday, January 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet the CWA's Research Advisory Committee »
The Climbing Wall Association is pleased to announce the roster of the Research Advisory Committee: Chair: Dou...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apply to Join the CWA's Research Advisory Committee »
The CWA is currently seeking committee members to serve on the Research Advisory Committee (RAC). Submit your application...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CWA Announces New Membership Director »
The CWA is happy to introduce our new Membership Director, Anne McConnell. Anne has nearly 20 years’ experience in marketi...
Monday, August 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
#SafeOutside Survey - Join Us in Taking a Stand Against Sexual Assault and Harassment »
#SafeOutside is an independent grassroots initiative designed to combat sexual harassment and sexual assault (SHSA). Organ...
Thursday, June 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recap: 2018 CWA Summit »
2018 was my first CWA Summit – and I have to admit that my expectations, though already quite high, were exceeded in a big...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The 2018 Indoor Climbing Industry Report Will Be Available Soon »
We are very excited to release the CWA’s 2018 Indoor Climbing Industry Report, which will become available in August, 2018...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New ClimbSmart! Posters Have Arrived! »
25 years ago, a small ad appeared in Climbing magazine and Rock & Ice magazine announcing a new public awareness campa...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The CWA Routesetting Committee is Being Formed »
As a result of the indoor climbing industry's growing need for qualified routesetters and training resources, the CWA is...
Thursday, March 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Our Community Is Growing! New Conference Speakers and New Industry Vendors at the 2018 CWA Summit »
As the CWA's new Events Manager, I have lived and breathed the CWA Summit since joining the team in November. Every day, I...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CWA Announces Indoor Climbing Industry Study »
How big is the indoor climbing market? How much has the industry grown, and how much is it projected to grow? What are the...
Monday, March 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kenneth Cronin Joins the CWA Board of Directors »
The Climbing Wall Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth Cronin to the CWA Board of Directors. Kenn...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Introducing the New CWA Events Manager »
Hi, I'm Emily! Originally from New Hampshire, I got my professional start in Washington, DC managing digital products and...
Monday, December 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Certification Summit Recap »
This past November, the CWA held its annual Certification Summit at the Petzl Technical Institute in Salt Lake City, UT. T...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
CWA Releases Draft Work-at-Height Standard »
For Immediate Release   Contact : Bill Zimmermann, CEO Phone : 720-838-8284 Email : bill...
Monday, November 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
2016 Climbing Wall Summit Call for Proposals. BOULDER, Colorado (November 17, 2015) »
2016 Climbing Wall Summit Call for Proposals. BOULDER, Colorado (November 17, 2015) We invite you to present at the 20...

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