WNC’S Premier Climbing Facilities – Two Locations

River Arts District

Downtown & Outdoors

Climbmax Climbing is the WNC region’s premiere center for rock climbing programs, educational clinics, and outdoor adventure. Whether choosing to climb indoors on one of our many varied and challenging climbing structures or outdoors on the real rock, Climbmax Climbing has something for everyone. Now with two locations, in Downtown Asheville or in the River Arts District, we are family friendly facilities offering something for everyone, from the most basic climbing to the most challenging terrain… Climbmax Climbing is the place to be!


Climbmax – Downtown Asheville

Climbmax – River Arts District

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  • Need your first pair of shoes or looking to save the rubber on your lucky shoes for epic days on rock? Our entire stock of @evolvusa Defy and Elektra are 25% off! #climbasheville #climbmax #evolv #828isgreat #climbing #bouldering #shopsmall #keepitlocal
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  • We've got a big ole stack of Rumbling Bald guides in! We've got them at both locations starting tomorrow. #climbwnc #828isgreat #rumblingbald
  • New set on the Wave Wall. #climbasheville #evolv
  • Reel Rock 11 is this Thursday! #reelrock11 #reelrock #youngguns #horizon
  • Early morning campus session at Mt. Mitchell State Park.  First snow of the season! #climbasheville #828isgreat #arcteryx #salewa

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SOOOOOOoooooooooo Close ! the downtown location of Climbmax Climbing is just about to re-open it's doors ... with a major re-model..... offering some of the BEST BOULDERING in the southeast ! Keep checking but we think either late, late today or tomorrow. YEA ! ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Downtown location will continue its closure through the weekend to facilitate the renovation of our space. We are so excited to share our new and improved space with you and appreciate your patience. You'll love the upgrade!

Keep your eyes on our Facebook page for updates regarding the closure. Thanks for the continued support!
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We will still be in the midst of renovation at Climbmax Downtown thru Friday 1/13. Stay tuned for the big reveal! ... See MoreSee Less

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New winter hours for Climbmax Downtown!

Tuesday & Thursday: 1pm- 9:30pm
Wednesday & Friday: 12pm - 9:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 9:30pm
Sunday & Monday : 12pm - 6pm
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We will be closing both of our facilities at 8pm tonight due to the winter weather. Sorry for any inconvenience and drive safe! ... See MoreSee Less

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