Welcome to First Ascent Uptown!

Get on up in Uptown. Let's climb!

First Time Climbers

Learn to boulder with us.

Take Learning To Boulder and get 60 minutes of instruction, day pass, and rental gear for just $29.

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CrossTown Bouldering League

Check out the latest scores and standings below!

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NEW TO CLIMBING?

NEW TO CLIMBING?

First Ascent Welcomes You! Find out what you need to know about climbing here.

CLIMBING CLASSES

CLIMBING CLASSES

Check out our climbing classes for all levels

CLIMBING FOR KIDS

CLIMBING FOR KIDS

Get your kids involved. All ability levels welcome.

NAMASTE

NAMASTE

Daily Yoga for our members and visitors too!

BECOME A MEMBER

BECOME A MEMBER

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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!

Learn more about joining the FAmily below.

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Today's Happenings at FA: Uptown

From The Blog

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Climbers

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How to Navigate the Crag, Part 4: What to Climb November 26, 2018

How to Navigate the Crag, Part 4: What to Climb

This is part 4 in our 5-part series How To Navigate The Crag. If you missed [...]

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