VE Bloomington

Vertical Endeavors Set to Expand with Fifth Midwest Location

Vertical Endeavors – Bloomington
(Opening October 1, 2016)

Vertical Endeavors is proud to announce it has secured a lease on a building located at 9601 James Avenue South in Bloomington, MN. Vertical Endeavors will utilize Nicros Climbing Wall Systems’ new 5.15™ design for the construction of all climbing surfaces within the facility.

The location consists of approximately 20,000 square feet of floor surface and plans to contain 32,000–35,000 square feet of combined climbing surface. The design plan features walls of three heights for top rope and sport lead climbing. Reaching up to 63 feet in height, this site is predicted to be the tallest Vertical Endeavors location to date. VE Bloomington will include three bouldering areas, event rooms, a fitness area and a complete Pro Shop. Upon completion, Vertical Endeavors – Bloomington will be VE’s fifth Midwest location and stand as the second largest within the brand.

Vertical Endeavors looks forward to serving the Southwest Metro and offering an additional location for their existing community of members and customers. Follow Vertical Endeavors’ social media profiles for the latest drawings and photos of the new facility. Stay tuned for future updates.

Additional Expansions

Vertical Endeavors is also planning updates to its St. Paul and Minneapolis locations.

Vertical Endeavors – St Paul

Nicros is set to expand upon the popular “B2” bouldering area. Expansion is planned to begin shortly after Vertical Endeavors hosts their 23rd annual Passion for Flashin’ climbing competition on February 13, 2016. Plans include extending the 30-degree wall and adding a dedicated training area. Design plans to be released shortly.

Vertical Endeavors – Minneapolis

Nicros will also be replacing a large portion of the climbing wall in the South Mezzanine with their newest 5.15™ climbing wall system. The new design will include additional climbing features and allow for more creative routesetting. Construction is planned to begin summer of 2016 and will be a great addition to the facility! Design plans to be released shortly.

For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact:
Jason Noble
jason@verticalendeavors.com
(651) 209-0640

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