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Top 5 Tips for Maintaining Your Climbing Holds

By Annie Berquist | Jan 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Top 5 Tips for Maintaining Your Climbing Holds

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 straightforward question, but there are several things you need to consider when taking care of your climbing…

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2018 Recap: ICP Headquarters Build

By Annie Berquist | Dec 22, 2018 | Comments Off on 2018 Recap: ICP Headquarters Build

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 finished (because let’s be honest, there will always be a few things we want to keep changing and improving!) The space gave us the opportunity…

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2018 Recap: Route Setting in China

By Annie Berquist | Dec 22, 2018 | Comments Off on 2018 Recap: Route Setting in China

We’ve had a few trips this year, but none quite as big as our trip to China. In April, ICP’s route setters hopped on a plane to Tianjin in northeastern China to set at Over Rock, a brand new 2200sqft bouldering and roped climbing gym. Setting the gym took almost 3 weeks, with the help…

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2018 Recap: ICP Route Setting Masterclass

By Annie Berquist | Dec 21, 2018 | Comments Off on 2018 Recap: ICP Route Setting Masterclass

  What a year! We rounded off our year with our very first Route Setting Masterclasses, held at Adrenaline Vault and our brand new ICP Headquarters in Brisbane. Simon and Katja from 360Holds visited Australia for 2 weeks, teaching everything they knew to route setters from all around Australia.   The Masterclasses were held over…

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2018 Recap: ICP BoulderFest

By Annie Berquist | Dec 20, 2018 | Comments Off on 2018 Recap: ICP BoulderFest

2 days, 556 competitors, 76 volunteers, over 2500 spectators, and countless cups of coffee made for one massive BoulderFest this year. As main sponsor of the weekend, it was exciting to be able to see all of the action up close!   This year’s BoulderFest was a slightly different format to previous years, with Urban…

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2018 Recap: ICP’s 9th Birthday

By Annie Berquist | Dec 20, 2018 | Comments Off on 2018 Recap: ICP’s 9th Birthday

We’ve celebrated a few milestones this year, and one of them was our 9th birthday! It was wonderful to have a night to celebrate with everyone who has helped ICP grow into what it is today, and to reflect on how far we’ve come. We’re passionate about growing the climbing community and we’re grateful that…

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