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 at either of our two facilities 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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  • Come practice your backflag with a new set on the 3 degree boulder wall (bet you didn't know it was an overhang) by @thedrewgatlin @houndsgrin and @branancole.
  • Come check out the new set on the 40 and the Barrel upstairs!  Here's routesetter @yurkillinmesmalls on the first route on the wall, a surprisingly moderate climb with a tricky crux.  #gymclimbing #pullingplastic #wnc #bouldering #828isgreat #routesetting
  • Climbmax's @rohwederkm can find a groove in any belay

#justdance #getdown #belay #climbnc
  • Big things are coming to SMAC... Stay tuned!

#roadtrip #asheville #streetstopeaks #whatsinthebox
  • New set on the 20! Also pictured we have the Hitchcock brothers crushing some @egripsholds bubble wrap climbs! Its been really great watching these boys become stronger climbers since joining our climbing team!

#gymclimbing #pullingplastic #wnc #828 #bouldering #climbing #routesetting #kidcrushers
  • Climbmax team member @connor.parton sizing up a ridiculous bicycle on the sit start project to The Prow at the secret spot in Marshall. #bouldering #climbing #toehook #shoulderboulder
  • We're excited to have @boulderdenim at the SMAC Thursday, April 12th from 5 to 9pm demoing their climbing jeans which repel chalk, have a lifetime warranty, are super stretchy, and have a stylish tailored cut for men and women. Come out next Thursday to demo them on the wall! #craftedfortheclimb #bdroadtrip #climbing #bouldering #asheville
  • @rohwederkm flexing his way up one of our lead routes... This one goes at 5.12+!! Photo: @5.fun
#climbing #climbnc #pullingplastic #ashevillefolk
  • New set on the barrel and the 40! Here’s some sneaky beta for this @kiltergrips V6!
#climbmaxnc #climbmax #asheville #climbing #bouldering #climb #rockclimbing #fit #gym #fitness #northcarolina

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We had a grand time sharing food with so many of our members at the Climbmax Member Potluck! We'll have to do it again sometime! ... See MoreSee Less

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Don't forget gang! Tomorrow evening is our potluck! Head on over to SMAC at 3pm for food and community! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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What better honeymoon activity than climbing!? Here is Marjorie being belayed by her new husband, Tyler, at the South Side of Looking Glass! Congrats to the newlyweds!
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Climbmax Downtown

43 Wall Street
Asheville NC, 28806

(828) 252-6669

Tue - Fri:  Noon - 9:30pm
​​Saturday:  10am - 9:30pm
​Sun - Mon:  Noon - 6pm

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Climbmax River Arts

173 Amboy Road
Asheville NC, 28806

(828) 505-4446

Monday:  8am - 8pm
​​Tue - Sat:  8am - 10pm
​Sunday:  10am - 8pm