Our mission is not just to introduce kids to climbing, but to welcome them into our space + our community for the long-term. Once kids enter ClimbUp at school age, we aim to keep them around—as youth team climbers, summer campers, and in many cases, as Cliffs staff members!—and see them through to college.Read More
The recipient of our Color the Crag Festival Scholarship, Maryam Adamu, shares stories from her weekend in Alabama. "All day and into the next, I hear us reach for language beyond burn, crush, and stoke. Too much chalk on the holds? They’re ashy. A group of spotters with their arms hoisted up? Praise hands. A climbing festival built for and by people of color? The family reunion.Read More
We all climb, we try hard, we fail, we push ourselves, but it's not often that we see someone doing all these things while climbing for two! Cliffs member Ayelet shares her personal journey of climbing through her pregnancy, and the surprising challenges and bonuses along the way.Read More
Attention boulderers! Your routesetters have a message for you. Take a second to read it over!
tl;dr Goodbye grades!Read More
"It was three days of harmony. It was three days of seeing everything that I wish the climbing community to be." Our Lady Crusher Scholarship winner recounts her time at the 2nd annual Women's Climbing Festival, held by Flash Foxy in Bishop, CA.Read More