Monthly Archives: April 2017

One to Follow: Alex Megos 

Instagram –  Facebook Alex Megos is from Erlangen, Germany and started climbing at age 5 and has since added to the laundry list of accomplishments under his belt. He got his start competing in his first competition as part of the Bavarian Sportclimbing Cup in 2006. Just a few years later, he went on to […]

WW: Michaela Kiersch

Michaela Kiersch is a 22 year old full-time college student and youth climbing coach from Chicago, IL. With her busy schedule, Michaela finds time to train and week in and week out she makes a 7-hour drive to Kentucky to attempt sending The Golden Ticket. “Part of the thing about The Golden Ticket, this big stigma, is that it’s […]

Member Spotight: Nick

Nick has been climbing with Vertical Rock since March 2013. “At that time I had driven by vertical rock a bunch of times and always thought ” I need to check that out” . So I would always tell my dad that I was thinking about going to this climbing gym and the following weekend he’d […]

The Domino Effect

Taylor McNeill has been pretty busy the past few weeks. With what seemed to have been countless attempts to climb Spreadin’ Razor (V13) in North Carlina, McNeill finally did it. He describes Spreadin’ Razor (V13) as “…one of the thinnest, hard climbs I’ve done. All of the feet and hands are just barely there.” But once he finished the […]