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Join the Industry Practices Committee

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Join the Industry Practices Committee

The CWA is excited to open recruitment for the Industry Practices Committee! This group of industry professionals will help rewrite the current “Industry Practices: A Sourcebook for the Operations of Manufactured Climbing Walls.” Despite the immediate troubles of the COVID-19... Continue Reading

by Garnet Moore
03/8/2021


Updated Maxim Rope Disinfection Guidelines

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Updated Maxim Rope Disinfection Guidelines

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, Maxim ropes shared a procedure for infrequently disinfecting climbing ropes. This protocol was based on work that Teufelberger, Maxim’s parent company, had done in 2015 for ropes that are used in pest-infested areas. Arborists and cavers often... Continue Reading

01/11/2021


Triangle Rock Club Appoints New Leadership

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Triangle Rock Club Appoints New Leadership

Triangle Rock Club has appointed Mike St. Laurent as Chief Operating Officer, effective as of Jan. 1st, 2021. St. Laurent’s history with Triangle Rock Club extends to the company’s founding. He was hired as the company’s first employee after offering to volunteer during the... Continue Reading

01/11/2021