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Bringing Diversity To Social Media

Happy February, climbers! Every February, we celebrate the many contributions Black people have made to the rich tapestry of American history. It is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the many ways in which black histories and experiences add to the growing narrative of what it means to be an American. It is also a…

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Celebrating Diversity This February

Happy February, climbers! Every February, we celebrate the many contributions Black people have made to the rich tapestry of American history. It is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the many ways in which black histories and experiences add to the growing narrative of what it means to be an American. It is also a…

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Meet The Non-Profits Supporting Our Climbing Communities

It’s easy to fall in love with the sport of climbing. So easy, in fact, that both indoor and outdoor climbing have grown vastly over the last decade due to the thrill, user-friendliness, and the support provided by its community members. People of all ages and abilities around the nation have a large variety of…

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5 Reasons To Include Yoga In Your Climbing Regimen

Is yoga ideal for climbers?                                                      Yoga and climbing are inherently complementary. While looking at the basic biomechanics that is required to climb, yoga provides a variety of dynamic movements that translate perfectly to the climbing wall. One of the most effective ways that one can improve their overall health and range of motion is…

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Eateries, Breweries, and More!

Where to satisfy your post-climb cravings!

There is nothing more satisfying than finding that perfect post-climb snack to re-charge. Whether it’s a morning cup of coffee, mid-day lunch, or a late evening beer, the communities around Vertical Endeavors are great for finding those local culinary gems. Here are some of our favorite spots around your Vertical Endeavors to try next time: VE–Glendale Heights…

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Climbing Full Circle

Alex Johnson’s Story

By Alex Johnson I grew up in the small town of Hudson, WI, about half an hour from the original Vertical Endeavors in St. Paul. I first climbed on a portable wall at a local fair and got hooked immediately. After that, my mom looked into places where I could go to get the full…

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All VE Locations Will Be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day See Holiday Hours