TRUBLUE Hosts Webinar: Reach New Heights

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Manufactured by Head Rush Technologies, the TRUBLUE Auto Belay is the only system specifically designed for the climbing industry, and has earned a reputation as being integral in any climbing wall design. The webinar entitled “Reach New Heights: Using Auto Belays to Maximize Revenue and Build Community”, targeted anyone who owns, manages, or works at a climbing wall, with an emphasis on climbing gyms, recreation centers, and universities. The engaging 1-hour online session garnered a wealth of information including ways to:

  • Effectively introduce auto belays into a facility, climbing gym construction, or climbing wall design

  • Increase programming with auto belays

  • Incorporate auto belays into climber training

  • Employ risk management best practices

  • Generate a solid return investment (ROI)

Hosted by Candie Fisher, CEO at Head Rush Technologies and VP of marketing at Eldorado Climbing Walls, panelists were comprised of a cross-section of climbing facilities and included:

  • Jason Kurten, climbing facility manager at Texas A&M University

  • Michael Lary, co-founder of the Source Climbing center in Vancouver, WA

  • Ben Wagner, supervisor at Longmont Recreation Center in Longmont, CO

  • Adrian Parker, owner of Rock’n & Jam’n climbing gyms with two Colorado locations

Topics included a lively discussion of ways the climbing culture is changing, and how the use of auto belay systems are now commonplace and welcome by gym-goers. It covered things to know about climbing gym demographics, and how the TRUBLUE system allows for expert climbers, the young, novice climbers, even families to find a balance, and harmoniously utilize their favorite climbing facility. Toward the end, the panel of experts shared some tips on marketing, managing risks, and most importantly from a corporate perspective, how TRUBLUE Auto Belay provides a solid return on investment.

In case you missed the event, you can view and listen to the webinar in its entirety at:

To read up on Head Rush Technologies’ TRUBLUE Auto Belay solutions, visit the product  website at:

To learn more about Eldorado Climbing Walls, climbing wall construction, and climbing wall designs, please call us at 303-47-0512 or visit our website at Also, make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to find out what’s new in the climbing wall industry.


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