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NEW TO CLIMBING?

NEW TO CLIMBING?

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ELEVATE YOUR SKILLS

ELEVATE YOUR SKILLS

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CLIMBING FOR KIDS

CLIMBING FOR KIDS

Get your kids involved. All ability levels welcome.

NAMASTE

NAMASTE

Daily Yoga for our members and visitors too!

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FIRST ASCENT FITNESS

FIRST ASCENT FITNESS

State-of-the-art equipment and world-class trainers.

Four great locations. One membership. Let’s climb, Chicago!

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Today at First Ascent Avondale

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From The Blog

How to Give Back to the Climbing Community March 14, 2019

How to Give Back to the Climbing Community

We talk about it all the time at First Ascent: at the heart of it all, [...]

Member Spotlight: Diane Wee March 4, 2019

Member Spotlight: Diane Wee

We're spotlighting FA member Diane Wee, who logged 279 visits to FA in 2018. That's incredible!! [...]

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