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Retirees scale climbing wall as part of Active Aging Week

Mary Donovan didn’t come here to climb. But there she was Tuesday finding the next hand hold as she reached out her shaking hand on the climbing wall at Wild …


UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019

More than a decade after being hit by a drunken driver, Spokane climbing coach launches generations of young climbers from his wheelchair

On the night of July 27, 2007, Josh Jackman finished a shift at Gordy’s Sichuan Cafe, stopped briefly at Wild Walls – at the time Spokane’s only climbing gym – …


Hidden Talent: Wild Walls manager Todd Mires expresses true self through painting

Todd Mires, a former competitive climber, has been painting consistently for the last five or six years, thanks in part to yoga.


Downtown Spokane offers much more than just bars, nightclubs

A closer look at downtown will reveal a few out-of-the-box options for a night on the town.


Courageous Kids Climbing helps children reach new heights

Local children will get a chance to reach new heights – literally – when Wild Walls hosts Courageous Kids Climbing on Saturday.


Special needs kids enjoy learning to rock climb in Spokane

Some couldn’t speak. Others eagerly asked for another turn. But all the disabled kids who came to a free rock wall climbing event at Wild Walls Saturday seemed to have …


Local EMT, rock climber dies in fall

Andrew Bower was preparing to do the two things he liked to do best, rock climbing and helping people, when he fell off a cliff in the Dishman Hills Natural …


Wild Walls has been business with plenty of ups and downs

If your New Year’s resolution involves exercise, you may want to set your goal high – 40 feet high. That’s how far above the ground you’ll reach when you summit …


Climbing The Walls After Four Years At The Top Of Her Sport, Robyn Erbesfield Is Climbing Down To Earth

Champion climber Robyn Erbesfield tackles Wild Walls on a recent visit to Spokane. Photo by Rich Landers/The Spokesman-Review