Our number one goal is to provide you with a fantastic climbing experience.
We are Chicago’s locally grown, world-class, community-focused climbing gym. Simply put: we love climbing – it’s a super fun way to stay active, challenge yourself, and meet new people.
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Been a while since you went climbing? New to climbing? Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting on the wall.
If you’re a confident belayer, we can get you belay checked and climbing in no time.
Climbing is a super fun family activity, and we look forward to hosting your Family at First Ascent!
Here are the rules and guidelines for First Ascent.
Everyone who enters a First Ascent facility must sign a waiver. Fill your waiver out now and save time at check in!
3516 N Spaulding Ave Chicago, IL 60618
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