Last weekend I was in Reno for the grand opening of one of the most unique climbing facilities I have ever seen. The building, CommRow hosts the world tallest outdoor climbing wall. Formally a casino called The Fitzgerald, CommRow renovated the building into an entertainment facility complete with multiple restaurants, bars, coffee shops and even a venue for music. On the second floor there is large room filled with two high quality freestanding boulders built by Vertical Solutions, the same company who constructed the walls for the UBC and ABS National competitions. The lead wall was...
This past weekend I traveled up to Reno, Nevada to attend the grand opening of a new gym called CommRow. Boasting one of the best bouldering areas in the country, (thanks to our good friends over at Vertical Solutions) the only official 15 meter speed climbing wall in North America, and the tallest climbing wall in the world, (over 165 feet of vertical climbing) this gym definitely lives up to its expectations as one of the top climbing gyms in the world.
RENO, Nev. - Presenting the world’s tallest climbing wall on Saturday, October 1 is just one component of the Grand Opening celebration for CommRow, Reno’s first “Urban Adventure Destination”. Downtown’s first nonsmoking, nongaming, pet-friendly property will showcase many entertainment facets, full schedule below. Please Note: North Virginia Street will be closed between 2nd Street and Commercial Row between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. Saturday, October 1
Five Ten athletes Dave Graham and Jon Cardwell give a little climbing instruction in Rifle, CO, in this first behind the scenes look at The Island.