Health Benefits of Rock Climbing

We may be partial, but at Kendall Cliffs we believe that there are many health benefits of rock climbing! Not only is it a social sport for friends and families to enjoy together, but it also improves health in a variety of ways: Physical Strength Flexibility Cardio Mental Alertness Not to mention the beautiful

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Bouldering in the sunset.

Monthly Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Now Available

You can now pay for your climbing pass through monthly electronic funds transfers. No more scraping up hundreds of dollars to purchase an annual climbing pass. We have four EFT plans available to choose from: Individual adult monthly plan – $55/month + Setup Individual youth (<18 years old) monthly plan – $30/month + Setup

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College ID Night At Kendall Cliffs

Are you a college student looking for a rock climbing gym in Cleveland where you can blow off some studying steam? Visit us at Kendall Cliffs on our special college ID night! We offer a special evening just for college students every Tuesday night. Any Experience Level Whether you’re an experienced rock climber or

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Sharon Conglomerate at Whipps

Hinckley Hills Outdoor Climbing

Are you looking for a way to train for the Spring Angle? The Sharon Conglomerate rocks at Hinckley Hills’ Whipp’s Ledges is the perfect starting place. Hinckley Reservation Geology Whipp’s Ledges at Hinckley Hills is located in Northeastern Ohio and is settled on over a mile of shale and sandstone layers. Over 300 million

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Sunset Paddle

Northeastern Ohio Kayaking

Kayak Techniques Kayaking looks simple – you hop in and paddle, right? That technique will work, but if you want to gain the most from your kayaking experience, here are some helpful techniques. When you reach to your paddle, place your hands about shoulder-width apart. Practice good posture. Slouching comes naturally in a kayak,

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For a Healthy Summer Visit Farmer’s Market at Howe Meadow

Are you thinking of ways to plan for an active, healthy summer? Start at the Countryside Farmers’ Market at Howe Meadow. It’s more than a place – it’s a community. Not only do they sell great food, but they also host a variety of workshops and events. With over sixty different vendors, it’s the

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The Great Blue Herons Are Back!

The Great Blue Heron is one of the most majestic birds in our area. Our local Cuyahoga Valley National Park, which is 33,000 acres in total, is a favorite habitat for these fascinating animals. Blue Heron in flight at CVNP Beaver Marsh (photo credit: Brad Shorb) Where Can I Find Great Blue Herons? Keep

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Exploring the Trails in the Allegheny National Forest

While opportunities for backpacking are somewhat limited in northeast Ohio, there are some great trails within a day’s drive. This past week the opportunity presented itself for me to take a short overnight trip, so I decided to check out a trail that was new to me. I headed out to the Allegheny National

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