Rock climbing provides a great foundation for problem solving, relationship building, and reaching new heights.
From our tiniest preschoolers who are just learning how to grab holds, to our competitive athletes representing Team Vertical at national championships, we aim to guide kids in building their confidence both as climbers and as individuals.
And we have a great recipe for success: start with a family-friendly facility, add a bunch of super encouraging coaches, and sprinkle with a whole lot of fun.
Adventures in Climbing and Parenthood
“By himself?” –Someone I just met. “Yeah.” –Me. Every two weeks or so, I find myself saying, “Yeah, alone” to someone I just met, and though the story that leads us to that point in the conversation has nothing to do with climbing, it really has everything to do with...
As parents, sometimes it’s easy to think we are the experts on climbing (and life in general!) compared to our kids. After all, we’ve often been climbing longer, and have the benefit of adult-world experience. But I am here to tell you that my kindergartener has...
My name is Kristen, I started climbing when my now 10-year-old daughter took her first climbing class (4 years ago). She instantly fell in love with the sport. As a parent, I wanted to support my daughter, so my husband and I took the Rope 101 class and our adventure...
Hours and Location
6295 Busch Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43229
Monday - Sunday
Scheduled Programming Only