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OUTDOOR CLIMBING: Sport climbing, bouldering and multi-pitch routes
Digital, detailed climbing guidebooks, with over 133,000 routes and boulders. Topos accessible online and offline. Local authors and publishers ensure continuous updates and accuracy of climbing topos. A portion of our revenue is allocated to supporting local developers.
INDOOR CLIMBING: Follow your home gym
Free climbing gym content at your fingertips, including indoor topos, rankings, and circuits. View all indoor gym features, get updates on new routes, and meet climbers in your area.
PERSONALIZED TRAINING: Train more efficiently and improve your climbing
Get closer to sending your projects with personalized plans by professional coaches, tailored to your level and interests, matched to the routes and boulders in your gym. Free, individualized, single-day workouts are also available to spice up your gym sessions.
FRIENDS & COMMUNITY: Join the worldwide community
Follow friends and climbers from all over the world. Share your accomplishments, motivate each other, and climb as a team for your local gym.
CHALLENGES & ACHIEVEMENTS: Keep motivation high
Participate in local and global challenges and rankings with your friends. Reach new goals, unlock climbing achievements, and win great prizes!
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Exclusive access to thousands of climbing topos, free updates, offline access, and browse and search tools. All premium content developed with local guide book authors and publishers.
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Outdoor Topos and Training Plans - the full climbing and training experience with Vertical-Life.
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Ratings and Reviews
Please give me my guidebook back
With the latest app update, I no longer have access to the topos and the digital download I paid for. Very disappointed and feel stolen from. Please reinstate the Yosemite Valley topos.
Developer Response ,
Hello, you can find your unlocked guidebook and crags by going to the My Content section in the app.
Unfortunately, the author of the Yosemite Valley guidebook chose to remove their content from the app. We're working on getting other content from the region in the app soon.
I agree with others, the app is not easy to use or find routes. Very poor database. I'm living in Kenya and wasn't too surprised that it had no routes. When I checked the Red River Gorge in Kentucky, low and behold, no routes. That is crazy since it's a huge internationally known climbing spot. Well, maybe it's better elsewhere. P.S. make it easier to add your own climbing areas to build the community.
Developer Response ,
The reason we don’t allow user-generated topos is our close collaboration with guidebook authors and locals. It’s a longer process to add new areas, but it’s our ethical principle: authors are able to sell their well-developed topos, they can earn something and reinvest in maintaining the crags.
There will be an integration of 8a.nu, which will allow to show user-generated information and routes.
Like many said navigation of the app is extremely unintuitive. I just downloaded the app and the app tutorial was very short and didn’t cover much, but a good app shouldn’t need a tutorial.
One thing that sticks out to me is the headers of the page just kind of blend in, it took me 15 minutes to find the list of Boulders in my gym because when I clicked “topos” I did not even see there was a header that said “Boulders” that I had to switch to.
The training programs although a little quirky sometimes due to the automation are pretty awesome, it’s nice on a day I need a little more motivation to just be told what to climb and when.
I’ve been waiting for a mountain project replacement, mountain project could be soooo much better, but getting people to do the initial switch will be tough.
Developer Response ,
Thank you for your comment. We are working on an app redesign that should be released soon. However, we appreciate any feedback you might have. Please send us your thoughts here: https://x.zlag.it/service_desk
Best regards, George
- Vertical Life srl
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Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
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