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St. George Gets First Climbing Gym

“St. George doesn’t really have a community center for climbers to meet up or have competitions. We’re looking forward to helping strengthen those ties,” Chris said. “We want people to meet more partners while also giving back to the community through things like conservation efforts. The Front Climbing Club is a great example of community development, and we want to help along those lines, as well.” To help facilitate community connections and encourage visitation, Contact Climbing Gym will offer a yoga studio, strength and conditioning space and machines, a retail store, an outdoor hangout space as well as summer camps, after-school programs, a competitive climbing team, indoor and outdoor clinics and more, in addition to the climbing walls...

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Long Beach Rising is Now Open!

Life was going well for Grayston Leonard - he was a route setter at a popular gym ten minutes from his house in L.A. Things were easy, but he saw an opportunity, and took the bold step into gym ownership...

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The Front South Main Update

​A recent update from the new Front Climbing Club on South Main in Millcreek, Utah. Good things are coming!​

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Introducing Brimstone Boulders

It was a Wednesday afternoon and the sounds of rain pitter-pattered on rooftops across town. Like any other rainy day in Hood River, an Oregon town of 7,600 which borders Washington on the Columbia River, most people were at home or work, or any number of the eateries, breweries or coffee shops around town. Except for Conor Byrne and Jen Altschul. They weren’t sipping IPAs or a dark roast. They were touring history...

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Method Climbing - Newark, New Jersey's First Climbing Gym

We believe rock climbing gyms can help positively shape a community, which is why we're excited to partner with Method Climbing by helping them build Newark, New Jersey's first rock climbing gym.

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Never The Same

A brief video capturing why our clients choose to work with us, and what we bring to the table.

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ATP: The next generation in climber training boards

The new Adjustable Training Platform (ATP) from Vertical Solutions is the first product in the forthcoming Optimatrix series of training products specifically for climbing.

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Longmont Climbing Collective is NOW OPEN!

The VS Team worked crazy hard to get this gorgeous bouldering gym ready in time for owners Mack and Bryan to throw their grand opening. No stranger to successful climbing businesses, Mack and Bryan also own and operate Butora USA, so this gym had to be top notch to match their brand. Check out the drone fly-through to get a good scope of how unique this project is!

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Home, School, and Corporate Climbing Wall Popularity Increasing with National Commercial Gym Growth

Commercial Indoor Climbing Gyms are still growing at an exceptional rate; 10% according to the latest Climbing Business Jornal analysis. Just as popular, and perhaps slightly more popular, are families building climbing walls and training gyms in their homes, and businesses incorporating them into their office interiors as employee perks.

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Nashville's most impressive indoor climbing gym is now open!

This drone fly-through video will give you a glimpse into yet another super-unique project from Vertical Solutions, and one built to last for decades of hard usage.

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New must-read guide for climbing gym owners looking to maximize their investment in bouldering floors is available now

We just published a white paper comparing the performance of common bouldering floor materials, and it's available as a completely free download. Sifting through pros and cons of bouldering floor materials and choosing the right one for your climbing gym can be intimidating. Flooring systems for bouldering usage require that a very specific set of criteria be met. Until now, this research could take you weeks to accomplish and even with that, you would be missing a lot of comparison info.

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Rush Funplex debuts new VS Single Layer Modular Wall System

We've been busy, and our new ultra cost-effective SLM system is partially responsible. We're going to share the details very soon, but in the meantime we thought this photo set and drone video would speak best for us. The latest large-scale SLM project to be completed, The RUSH Funplex received a ton of special treatment, by way embedding UV-reactant coatings on the walls and in the holds to create a unique climbing experience for youths.

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Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge location is the epitome of complex and creative climbing wall design.

BKB Queensbridge is the brand's fourth facility, so it's easy to say they know what they are doing. This climbing facility is in a very unique location and as such, had to conform to some complex design criteria. This walk-through video shows how space was maximized to boast over 13,000 square feet of climbing.

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New Drone Video of Ground Up Climbing Centre Shows Why it's a True Climbers Gym

Drone vid #7 comes from a climbers mecca: Squamish, British Columbia. Take a quick look into what this facility built by Vertical Solutions is one of the best out there.

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How To Start A Climbing Gym

VS just launched a new must-read guide for aspiring climbing gym entrepreneurs.

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