Category Archives: New Gym Construction

Nice woodworking

The old gym in the new year.

If you’ve glanced in the doors of the old gym, you’ve probably noticed it’s getting pretty bare in there. After two months of work (including weekends), Mark and Connor have dismantled and removed foam, plywood, bolts, screws, concrete, and steel.

Nice woodworking

The old gym in the new year.

If you’ve glanced in the doors of the old gym, you’ve probably noticed it’s getting pretty bare in there. After two months of work (including weekends), Mark and Connor have dismantled and removed foam, plywood, bolts, screws, concrete, and steel.

The plywood walls are starting to come down. If you'd like some wood, it's yours if you help us take it off the walls.

So long…

If you’re the nostalgic type, now’s the time to drop by the old gym and say goodbye because Mark started demolition this weekend.

The plywood walls are starting to come down. If you'd like some wood, it's yours if you help us take it off the walls.

So long…

If you’re the nostalgic type, now’s the time to drop by the old gym and say goodbye because Mark started demolition this weekend.

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We’ve been thinkin’…

that we’ve had some really great times in this gym. All those Crankins’… Tuesday night barbeques, and rodeos! But we’ve been in this building almost 20 years and it’s needing some major repairs. The 4 suites at the end of

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We’ve been thinkin’…

that we’ve had some really great times in this gym. All those Crankins’… Tuesday night barbeques, and rodeos! But we’ve been in this building almost 20 years and it’s needing some major repairs. The 4 suites at the end of

A weekend of details.

I’ve spent the past 4 months dropping into the new gym, taking pictures, talking with Mark, Boz and Carter about the work, and seeing the progress. After spending the past couple of days setting routes in the new gym, watching

A weekend of details.

I’ve spent the past 4 months dropping into the new gym, taking pictures, talking with Mark, Boz and Carter about the work, and seeing the progress. After spending the past couple of days setting routes in the new gym, watching

One big bouldering pad just for you.

All the foam seams are taped a quick swipe with the mop adhesive… spread it around and bring in the carpet. Looks like the bouldering area gets first priority. New tools and skills. Elsewhere… Boz has been working more metal

One big bouldering pad just for you.

All the foam seams are taped a quick swipe with the mop adhesive… spread it around and bring in the carpet. Looks like the bouldering area gets first priority. New tools and skills. Elsewhere… Boz has been working more metal

Fooooam…

The place got a good final sweeping, the scissor lift was returned (much to the regret of the setters), the rest of the equipment got moved to the north side of the gym, and the shoes came off. At this

Fooooam…

The place got a good final sweeping, the scissor lift was returned (much to the regret of the setters), the rest of the equipment got moved to the north side of the gym, and the shoes came off. At this

The list is getting shorter.

The t-nuts are history…all 25,000 of them. And the tile work in the bathrooms and shower is done. We couldn’t find toilets that matched the tile so we settled for super water efficient models instead. Boz has been putting his

The list is getting shorter.

The t-nuts are history…all 25,000 of them. And the tile work in the bathrooms and shower is done. We couldn’t find toilets that matched the tile so we settled for super water efficient models instead. Boz has been putting his

What’s 99% of 25,000? Almost done!

The boxes full of t-nuts are almost empty thanks to Boz and Carter with help from an awesome group of volunteers including Ilan, Brodie, Eric, Imani, Shannon, Connor, Paul, Kevin, Lilly, Zoe, and Cody. And if I’ve left out your

What’s 99% of 25,000? Almost done!

The boxes full of t-nuts are almost empty thanks to Boz and Carter with help from an awesome group of volunteers including Ilan, Brodie, Eric, Imani, Shannon, Connor, Paul, Kevin, Lilly, Zoe, and Cody. And if I’ve left out your

How did you spend Labor Day weekend?

It seemed like a hot weekend for gym climbing but when I stopped by the Rocknasium on my way back into town Fish, Alex and Ferris were hard at work and the gym was full of kids, parents and boulderers.

How did you spend Labor Day weekend?

It seemed like a hot weekend for gym climbing but when I stopped by the Rocknasium on my way back into town Fish, Alex and Ferris were hard at work and the gym was full of kids, parents and boulderers.

First steel, next wood, and now…paint!

I have to admit I was pretty fascinated with the steel work and the massive I-beams, big bolts, bigger saws, and sparks flying everywhere. Then the wood really brought out all the angles and twists in the walls and it

First steel, next wood, and now…paint!

I have to admit I was pretty fascinated with the steel work and the massive I-beams, big bolts, bigger saws, and sparks flying everywhere. Then the wood really brought out all the angles and twists in the walls and it