Thanks to local climber Rob Turan and Gold’s Gym, Camp Vesper Point in Soddy- Daisy has enough equipment to build a stellar climbing gym.
When the Southeastern Climbers Coalition took out an $80,000 loan from the Access Fund to buy Hospital Boulders in November 2012, the goal was to pay it back by January 2015.
Rockery Press is debuting its second guide book in a series of local guidebooks.
Countless climbers have come from near and far to make their homes in Chattanooga’s sandstone crags.
Why do you love to climb?
Chattanooga is filled with breathtaking nature from picturesque mountains to countless wildflowers—perfect to enjoy on a summer day. Unfortunately, the city’s scenic locales are also filled with some other things that are not as pleasant: poison ivy, oak and sumac.
Your bicep, calf or even a few fingers feel tight during a climb. So what do you do?
Yes, we know it's hot outside, but there are ways to beat the heat and still enjoy Chattanooga’s prime climbing.
Castle Rock, just 3 miles outside of Jasper, Tennessee, is named for its majestic turret-like structure.
and conquered the boulders of Stone Fort. Perhaps you’ve even traveled out to Colorado or to a hidden cave deep in the heart of South America to test your climbing limits. But have you mastered a table?
The Jackal is off the beaten path and thus hasn’t been heavily trafficked in the past couple of decades.
“Hey, it’s Monday and the weather looks good. Where are we climbing?”
There’s nothing like a little competition to motivate an athlete, and the sport of rock climbing is no exception.
It happens every year at various levels, even here in the Southeast. Creaking, expanding, sparkling in the sunlight—the ice comes.
Chattanooga’s rock climbers regularly witness some of the most breathtaking vistas while scaling the region’s countless climbing routes.