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CWA Climbing Gym Business Plan Creation, First Edition
The purpose of this cost effective guide is to assist those interested in writing a business for a rock climbing facility. The paper will also be useful for those writing a business plan for expansion of an existing facility. The guide includes a downloadable spreadsheet, the link for which is in the guide itself. You can write a basic business plan with this guide and the advice of your accountant or other qualified professional.

Free with renewal of membership.

   X  $150.00

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A Guide To Visitor Agreements, First Edition
The Guide to Visitor Agreements will assist climbing wall owners and their legal counsel in preparing an agreement which will provide protections from certain future claims of loss. These agreements, if properly prepared, provide important information to climbers and other visitors to a climbing facility. The use of these agreements reduces the exposure of owners, officers, and staff to claims of wrongful conduct. This is only a guide, not a sample agreement. Owners are urged to seek the advice of legal counsel in drafting these documents.

Free with renewal of membership.

   X  $45.00

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Industry Practices: A Sourcebook for the Operation of Manufactured Climbing Walls, Third Edition
The Industry Practices is an outstanding risk management resource. The text represents the consensus practices of climbing wall operators throughout North America. The purpose of the Industry Practices is to raise awareness of standard climbing operations, practices, and techniques for those operating recreational climbing walls. The Industry Practices assists owners and operators of climbing walls in defining, understanding, and implementing a responsible set of management, operational, training, and climbing practices.

Free with new membership.

   X  $75.00

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General Specification for Design and Engineering of Artificial Climbing Structures, First Edition
CWA engineering standards are intended to assist architects, designers, engineers, and builders in determining adequate parameters for the design and engineering of manufactured climbing structures. CWA engineering standards relate to actual conditions of use and this specification addresses: terminology, design requirements, general requirements, live loads, marking, and conformity of artificial climbing structures in North America. The specification covers design and engineering requirements regarding the strength and stability of the structure, loads specific to climbing, as well as how and where these loads should be applied to the structure.

Free with renewal of membership.

   X  $95.00

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Specification for the Structural Inspection of Artificial Climbing Structures, First Edition
CWA structural inspection standards are intended to assist inspectors, engineers, and builders in the periodic structural inspection of manufactured climbing structures. This specification does not address requirements for inspection of personal protective equipment such as ropes, carabiners, belay devices, or harnesses. Personal Protective Equipment inspection is addressed in CWA's Industry Practices and manufacturers' instructions. The CWA structural inspection specification addresses: terminology, inspector qualifications, inspection frequency, inspection procedures, and the inspection report.

Free with renewal of membership.

   X  $35.00

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UPDATED ClimbSmart! General Warning Poster
This poster is the cornerstone of the ClimbSmart! program and includes a 5-point general warning for climbers. Ideal for placement in entryways, lounge areas, and front desks.

Includes 2 copies.

Free with renewal OR new membership.

   X  $15.00

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NEW ClimbSmart! Auto Belay Awareness Poster
Addresses the proper use and considerations of climbing with an auto belay device. The perfect addition to auto belay routes in any facility. Also useful in auto belay orientations.

Includes 2 copies.

Free with renewal OR new membership.

   X  $15.00

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NEW ClimbSmart! Bouldering Poster
Educates climbers on proper bouldering practices and the inherent dangers of bouldering. Can be used as a visual aid to complement bouldering or facility orientations and is a great addition to any bouldering area.

Includes 2 copies.

Free with renewal OR new membership.

   X  $15.00

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NEW ClimbSmart! Belay Responsibly Poster
Addresses belayer responsibility and other responsible belaying considerations. For placement at belay testing stations or any climbing wall.

Includes 2 copies.

Free with renewal OR new membership.

   X  $15.00

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NEW ClimbSmart! Poster Set (4 posters)
A must-have resource for any climbing facility. Poster topics include general warning, auto belays, bouldering, and belaying and provide coverage throughout a climbing facility.

Includes General Warning, Auto Belay, Bouldering, and Belaying posters ABOVE.

FREE to new and renewing CWA members (limit one set per year).

Free with renewal OR new membership.

   X  $30.00

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The CWA Guide to Climbing
The CWA Guide to Climbing is an introduction to climbing. The Guide can be used to educate media, members, parents, attorneys and others in the fundamentals of climbing sports. The Guide was authored by Dougald MacDonald, a well-known writer and editor specializing in outdoor adventure sports and travel. Dougald is currently the associate editor of the American Alpine Journal, senior contributing editor for Climbing magazine, and contributing editor for 5280 magazine in Denver.

Free