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Unique climbing experiences for over 29 years

We are Asheville’s original indoor climbing gym and one of the oldest climbing facilities in the entire country, bringing the spirit of the mountains into the heart of the city. For over 29 years, we have provided climbers of all abilities access to indoor terrain, expert instruction, and quality equipment. Specializing in varied and unique bouldering terrain, we’re the perfect place to begin your climbing journey or hone your strong skills. 

What to expect on your visit

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Climbing rates & policies

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Professional climbing instruction

We have a roster of AMGA-certified instructors.

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Enjoy the benefits of strengthening your body and mind alongside other like-minded, inclusive climbers. Join us at The River and ascend as an integral part in our wonderful climbing community.