Welcome to First Ascent Uptown!

Get on up in Uptown. Let's climb!

First Time Climbers

CrossTown Bouldering League is back!

Join us for 8 weeks of fun, fierce team competition starting February 4th!

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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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Prepare for your adventure with Basecamp!

Join us for a free Basecamp Small Group Training session to see what the program is all about.

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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

Join the First Ascent Family. The benefits are awesome.

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

Journey to Multi-pitch: Part 2 January 20, 2020

Journey to Multi-pitch: Part 2

This is Part 2 of FA member James Dunn's story about preparing for his first multi-pitch [...]

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Climbing Podcasts to Get You Psyched

FA member Saul Boast shares the beta on his favorite climbing podcasts. Thanks for contributing, Saul! [...]

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