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New Name Same Values

New Name Same Values

New Name Same ValuesWe’ve been in this business for 25 years, so we started with that old school, laid back, hand-made climbing wall crag. And then the sport exploded, it was added to the Olympics, people were telling us how great that “Free Solo” movie was, and bam,...

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12 Ways to Tell If You’re a Climbing Mom

12 Ways to Tell If You’re a Climbing Mom

To start off, I LOVE climbing. I was lucky enough to start climbing at a young age. My parents noticed my passion and skill and signed me up for a climbing team. Passion turned to love, and I was hooked. As I got older, I kept climbing and eventually started coaching...

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The Real Dangers of Rock Climbing

The Real Dangers of Rock Climbing

As a wife, mom of 4, grandmom of 1, world traveler, professional belay slave, part owner and general Cat Herder at Vertical Adventures, I’ve spent a lot of time around climbers, the climbing community and industry. Our investment in the business, coupled with my...

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5 Reasons My Kids Rock Climb

5 Reasons My Kids Rock Climb

My name is Megan, and I am an avid (if recreational) rock climber.  I am also the proud mom of two climbing kiddos.  I have an eight-year-old daughter who climbs competitively and an almost six-year-old son who climbs recreationally right now.  I began climbing about...

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We are serious.

Climbers of Ohio, Rejoice, because the ground is officially broken on the most groundbreaking development in the Columbus climbing scene since January 1994 when Vertical Adventures first opened. When open this fall, VA513 will have 44' tall walls, with a maximum route...

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Work on VA513 continues!

Plans for VA513 continue apace. This week we met with the architects and builders to finalize everything for submission to the city. Who knew how many different choices for lighting fixtures there are or that it costs nearly $10,000 to have tankless toilets? In spite...

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VA 513 Announced!

After 19 years in the current location on Busch Boulevard, Alexis, Carrie & the whole VA team are proud to announce that Columbus is getting more Vertical. As many in the community know, we have been working on bringing a new facility to Columbus. This summer, we...

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Team Vertical at Live Vertical ’14 Comp!

We had a great turnout on September 28th at the Vertical Adventures ABS15 Local--we had 25 climbers from Intermediate, Advanced, and Team Vertical participate! Some shout-outs go to Teyah C. (2nd, FYB), Julianna S. (4th, FYB), Ezri W. (6th, FYB), Amira E. (4th...

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