Climb Nittany Ground Breaking

Climb Nittany Ground Breaking

Climb Nittany Ground Breaking We have exciting news: we are BREAKING GROUND on a new climbing gym in State College, PA. This will be the 4th gym in the 5.Life family and we’re thrilled to announce our expansion to Happy Valley.   Climb Nittany will be built from the...
New Name Same Values

New Name Same Values

New Name Same Values We’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,...
The Real Dangers of Rock Climbing

The Real Dangers of Rock Climbing

Mother Crushers Adventures in Climbing and Parenthood 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....