Climbing (magazine)

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Climbing
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Cover of the magazine, October 26, 2015
FrequencyNine times a year
PublisherB. Dunaway/Cruz Bay
Year founded1970;51 years ago (1970)
Company Outside
Country United States
Based in Boulder, Colorado
Language English
Website climbing.com
OCLC 4040888

Climbing is a major US-based rock climbing magazine first published in 1970. [1] In 2007, it was bought by Skram Media, the publisher of Urban Climber Magazine. [1] The headquarters of the magazine is in Boulder, Colorado. [1] [2] It is published nine times a year. [3] Climbing was purchased by Outside in 2021. [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Christian Beckwith (January 8, 2007). "Newswire: Urban Climber Magazine buys Climbing". Alpinist.
  2. Mick Ryan (May 2002). "Rock & Ice magazine sold, Climbing magazine's future unclear". UKC News. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
  3. Eric Horst (December 4, 2012). Learning to Climb Indoors. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 187. ISBN   978-0-7627-9274-0 . Retrieved March 21, 2016.
  4. "Santa Fe-based 'Outside' magazine sold to Pocket Outdoor Media of Colorado". Santa Fe New Mexican. February 21, 2021. Retrieved February 22, 2021.

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