In recent years climbing has evolved to much more than just a pastime but has now become a trending sport, so much so that it has even been introduced to the Olympic Games in 2020! This is just one instance of the evolution of the sport. It is such a widespread phenomenon, this evolution which has seen huge growth worldwide! The same can be said for the market in Spain.
FEDME (Spanish Mountain and Climbing Federation) has stated that climbing is the most practiced sport in 2022. This has led them to reporting double the members in the last 10 years, with more than 273,000 in 2021. In the last 5 years they have reported an increase of 54% of participants, which is quite impressive! In recent year, many new climbing centres have opened, from big climbing infrastructures in big cities to smaller centres in the countryside.