Asheville’s Calling – Fun Adventures For Kids

landonclimbKids love to climb. We direct their natural urge to scramble up things (trees, furniture, etc.) into an activity that will build their confidence and play a positive role in their lives.

At ClimbMax Climbing we are committed to offering fun and rewarding youth climbing programs for a broad range of ages and ability. We employ guides and instructors who share their passion for climbing and treat every class as a move up in the children’s climbing progression. After all, climbing is all about upward momentum!

 

We start here:

yt 3Bouldering:    $10.00 Day pass / $6.50 for 5 yrs. and younger (1/2 hr.)
Unroped climbing anywhere in the facility below an established line.  All of our walls are tied together making the sideways traverse a fun challenge. Great exercise while having fun !

One Hour Staff Belay: $25.00
Includes one hour of bouldering (below the line) and climbing higher on the ropes with assistance and belaying provided by one of the personable staff members of ClimbMax . Includes harness.

A BIT LESS . . . . 2 Climbs and Bouldering: $18.00 
1/2 hour of bouldering accompanied by 2 belay-assisted climbs with a ClimbMax staff. A great introduction to climbing. Includes harness.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
We run several age-specific after school programs throughout the school year. Climbers can start as young as six years old in these focused programs.  Please click here to find more information and to register – or call us at 828 252 9996 for more information

SUMMER CAMPS

We run 4 age specific climbing summer camps every summer. Please click here to find more information and to register – or call us.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES
Birthday at ClimbMax! (not just for kids). Click here for more info and please contact us for details, or call us with questions or to book your party.

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A couple of Climbmax's competitive Team rockstars "suffering" through their core work out. Enrollment for Team is now ongoing so if you have a young climber who might be interested give us a shout! ... See MoreSee Less

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Learn to overcome your fear of falling from the man who wrote the book on overcoming your fear in climbing! Falling and Commitment instructed by Arno Ilgner at the Smoky Mountain Adventure Center! Register today to ensure your spot. ... See MoreSee Less

Warrior's Way; Falling & Commitment

January 27, 2017, 5:00pm - January 27, 2017, 10:00pm

A workshop offered by Arno Ilgner and Jon Richard. "This training addresses falling directly to help improve commitment. We do progressive falling practice, followed by movement, breathing, resting, and body/mind awareness exercises. Finally, students apply everything to a goal route. Students leave understanding how to take appropriate risks and how to commit to those risks." You’ll learn how to: Fall safely Give a dynamic (cushioned) belay Break a climb into smaller risk events Assess risks effectively Distinguish between no- and yes-fall zones Engage no- and yes-fall zones appropriately Make appropriate risk decisions Improve body and mind awareness Rest effectively Improve breathing Create flow and momentum Deal with climbing stress Commit more deliberately Reduce fear, and more – Pre-requisites: Able to toprope 5.8 in a gym with no falls Climb indoors/outdoors at least 1-2 times per week At least 6 months of continuous climbing experience within the last year If climbers want to practice Lead exercises they must be lead certified through the gym before the day of the event. $99 for gym members/ $119 for non-members. Maximum of 8 participants. Pre-registration is required. Call 828-505-4446 for more information.

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Don't forget that we're hosting a fundraiser to help end human trafficking in North Carolina tonight @ 6:30pm at the SMAC! ... See MoreSee Less

Climb for Courage

January 20, 2017, 6:30pm - January 20, 2017, 9:30pm

Climb for Courage is a friendly competition to help raise money for Project Fight, an organization that seeks to combat Human Trafficking in North Carolina. Climbers can purchase their Scorecard for $5 cash or check required. Donations are welcome! All checks can be made payable to "Salvation Army of Buncombe County".

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Hey y'all, we're hosting a Warrior's Way clinic on Falling & Commitment taught by Arno Ilgner and Jon Richard! Space is limited so sign up today to ensure your space. ... See MoreSee Less

Warrior's Way; Falling & Commitment

January 27, 2017, 5:00pm - January 27, 2017, 10:00pm

A workshop offered by Arno Ilgner and Jon Richard. "This training addresses falling directly to help improve commitment. We do progressive falling practice, followed by movement, breathing, resting, and body/mind awareness exercises. Finally, students apply everything to a goal route. Students leave understanding how to take appropriate risks and how to commit to those risks." You’ll learn how to: Fall safely Give a dynamic (cushioned) belay Break a climb into smaller risk events Assess risks effectively Distinguish between no- and yes-fall zones Engage no- and yes-fall zones appropriately Make appropriate risk decisions Improve body and mind awareness Rest effectively Improve breathing Create flow and momentum Deal with climbing stress Commit more deliberately Reduce fear, and more – Pre-requisites: Able to toprope 5.8 in a gym with no falls Climb indoors/outdoors at least 1-2 times per week At least 6 months of continuous climbing experience within the last year If climbers want to practice Lead exercises they must be lead certified through the gym before the day of the event. $99 for gym members/ $119 for non-members. Maximum of 8 participants. Pre-registration is required. Call 828-505-4446 for more information.

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