River Rock Climbing Gym | Roanoke | (540) 685-2360
806 Wasena Ave., Roanoke, Virginia 24015
As a family friendly gym, we offer a fully equipped climbing facility with 4,500 square feet of bouldering wall and over 4,000 square feet of top rope and lead climbing, complete with 24 hanging ropes and 6 auto-belays. The bouldering area has an average height of 12 feet with a peak of 16 feet as well as a large top-out section. We have approximately 90 roped routes and 120 bouldering problems. Some services provided are: beginner lessons, belay courses, lead belay clinics, birthday parties, lock-ins, yoga classes, pilates classes, memberships, and climbing competitions.
Charlotte Fox Climbing Wall | Hollins University
The Charlotte Fox Climbing Wall is a full-service climbing wall for the whole family. Charlotte Fox, Hollins class of 1979, was the first American woman to climb three of the world’s 8,000-meter (26,000-foot) peaks. She survived the deadly blizzard on Mount Everest in May 1996 that writer Jon Krakauer chronicled in Into Thin Air. We welcome individuals of all abilities to come and climb with us. Whether this is your first time climbing or your 50th, a trained staff member will be on hand to walk you through it top to bottom and provide belaying. With four roped climbs and a variety of routes, almost everyone can find a challenge.
Radford Climbing Wall | Radford
Open to the public and located on the campus of Radford University, the Radford Climbing Wall is about 25′ to 30′ tall and has several top-rope anchors on it. You can also boulder on the lower portion of the wall. They can supply harnesses and shoes if you need them and even have staff that will belay you so you don’t need any experience to climb there.
Wytheville Climbing Gym | Wytheville
Come experience the 33-foot high Entre Prises custom constructed climbing wall. It features a crystal plywood system that has a high friction coating and offers a flat panel surface for kids and beginners. It also has a 3-D curved imprint system that was specifically designed for our wall with a 5-foot overhang. The imprint system is constructed of polymer cement and will not polish or lose its texture. The holds used vary in size and shape. Perfect for novice or old hand! Climbing holds and routes are changed periodically to keep the experience fun and exciting.
Rise Up Climbing | Lynchburg | (434) 845-7625
Located in Lynchburg, Rise Up Climbing contains 50+ routes on 40′ walls with top ropes and lead available. The climbing wall features widely varying terrain from vertical to steeply overhung. The bouldering is extensive with over 60 problems spread over a top out boulder and a very steep 14′ wall. Over 7,000 square feet of climbing wall is available. A belay competency test is required for using the roped walls. An extensive instructional program is available.
Crimper’s Gym | Christiansburg | (540) 251-3040
Crimper’s has several types of climbing styles: a 70 ft. wide and 16 ft. high bouldering area equipped with 16 in. padded flooring; a 23 ft. top-rope section with 7 top-rope stations; and a 30 ft. lead climbing section we termed the Gravity Well. All of our walls have a variety of angles with hundreds of holds to make your climbing experience diverse and challenging.
Eastern Mennonite University | Harrisonburg | (540) 432-4439
42′ climbing gym with 5 top rope lines, and a low angle face for beginners and children.
Recreation Center Wall | Harrisonburg | (540) 568-8737
850 sq. feet of climbing gym surface. Measuring 34 ft. tall by 25 ft. wide with 5 top rope stations and 1 lead climb and bouldering cave.
ACAC ROCKS | Charlottesville | (434) 817-3800
20′ walls with some overhangs, and a range of difficulty levels represented over 7 or 8 top-ropes. An excellent bouldering for really working on your skills, and a sizable bouldering cave upstairs.
Rocky Top | Charlottesville | (434) 984-1626
A full-service gym with over 2500 sq. ft. of climbing space. Day passes and rental equipment available. Instruction included.
Clington Climbing Inc. | Tazewell | (540) 988-7001