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Welcome to the ICP blog. With some of our team having been involved with the climbing industry for over 20 years, we have a lot to share so buckle up and let’s get to it!

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Tips for Placing Your First Climbing Hold Order

By ICP | Apr 26, 2019 | 0 Comments
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  Whether you've never ordered climbing holds before, or you still find the process a bit confusing, you're not alone! Placing an order for climbing holds is not an easy task, and it can sometimes...

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What Goes Into the Design of a Climbing Gym?

By ICP | Apr 08, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Building a climbing gym might seem like a fairly straightforward, albeit huge, job. But until you get into the process yourself, it’s hard to know exactly what goes into the design of a climbing...

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The 3 Pieces of Route Setting Equipment You Should Never be Without

By ICP | Mar 05, 2019 | 0 Comments
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 For beginner route setters, knowing exactly what you need can be confusing. There are a lot of bits and pieces out there that claim to help you become a better route setter. We feel it's best to...

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(Video) ICP Headquarters build

By ICP | Feb 05, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The ICP Headquarters build is a project very close to our heart, and we're excited to share part one in a series of videos we created to document the build. Yes, we built ourselves a climbing...

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What Every Climbing Gym Needs to Know About Wall Inspections

By ICP | Jan 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Wear and tear are inevitable and a sign of a busy, well-functioning facility. Regular wall inspections will help monitor and record this wear and tear, and offer solutions to minimise damage from...

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Top 5 Tips for Maintaining Your Climbing Holds

By ICP | Jan 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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We're starting 2019 off with a bang, and we thought it would be best to start off with a question we get asked often: what is the best way to maintain your climbing holds? It seems like a fairly...

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2018 Recap: ICP Headquarters Build

By ICP | Dec 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
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We've completed a number of builds this year, but the most personal would definitely have to be our new ICP Headquarters! After months of brainstorming, designing, and building, it's almost...

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2018 Recap: Route Setting in China

By ICP | Dec 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
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We've had made a few trips this year but our of all of them, our trip to China would've had to be the biggest!

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2018 Recap: ICP Route Setting Masterclass

By ICP | Dec 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
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2018 Recap: ICP BoulderFest

By ICP | Dec 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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2 days, 556 competitors, 76 volunteers, over 2500 spectators, and countless cups of coffee made for one massive BoulderFest this year.

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