KVH is in the House: The Scoop on Momentum’s Newest Setter

A self-proclaimed ratchet spinner and hold tightener for Momentum, Kyle Van House is the newest full-time setter in the Momentum family. Kyle, originally from Vancouver, WA has set for a variety of climbing gyms primarily in the Portland area and as guest setter for competitions throughout the Northwest. Kyle has …

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The Best Wasatch Cracks to TR: Goodro’s Wall and Bongeater

Sometimes you just want to climb cracks. If it hasn’t happen to you yet, I am sorry for your loss. However, leading some cracks can require certain technical skills you don’t have yet or require expensive gear that you don’t own. The cracks at Momentum are a great for top …

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The Youth Club Climbs Everest

Youth club members Stewart Robinson and Neve Lahy summited Everest! Well, sort of. As part of a challenge to climb as many vertical feet as there are in Everest, the youth club has been logging their climbing with the goal of climbing 29,002 feet! Here are a few numbers to …

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Throwback to Momentum’s 2012 ABS Highlights

Momentum 2012 ABS Highlights from Momentum Climbing Gym on Vimeo.

Some highlights of some of the competitors and problems from Momentum's 2012 ABS competition.

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MoTraining: Poutre Super Sets

MoTraining: Poutre Super Sets from Momentum Climbing Gym on Vimeo.

The Poutre (putR) or Beam has been used by French climbers for decades to specifically target weaknesses, develop fitness and monkey around with their friends. Noah Bigwood, long time climber, coach and Momentum’s beam craftsman will teach how best to incorporate our new beam into your training routine. This video introduces the idea of super sets which are quick training circuits which can be incorporated into your typical climbing session or used when time is limited. The routine can be tailored to all fitness and experience levels.

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MoTraining: Poutre Finger Training

MoTraining: Poutre Finger Training from Momentum Climbing Gym on Vimeo.

The Poutre (putR) or Beam has been used by French climbers for decades to specifically target weaknesses, develop fitness and monkey around with their friends. Noah Bigwood, long time climber, coach and Momentum’s beam craftsman will teach how best to incorporate our new beam into your training routine. This video introduces some finger training ideas to do on the Poutre including how to increase contact strength and the proper technique for training with one arm hangs. Always properly warm up prior to any training routine.

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