The Best Places To Go Rock Climbing In Columbus

Rock climbing is genuinely one of the most fun ways to get a workout in.

As long as you’re not too afraid of heights, you’ll likely fall right in love with scaling walls and reaching your climbing goals. Here in Columbus, there are some fantastic places to get climbing, perfect for all skill levels.

Some of these spots require your own equipment, while others provide equipment rentals for everything you could possibly need. So hop into that harness and get ready to climb, friends.

Chambers Purely Boulders
1165 Chambers Road, Columbus, OH
614-237-2377

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This modern bouldering gym is perfect for climbers of all skill levels. You can take a class or participate in community events. Tickets can be purchased for individual sessions or you can book a climbing subscription.


Kinetic Climbing & Fitness
717 Hadley Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43228
614-674-6402

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Kinetic is a great option for all of those night owls out there, because you can have access to the gym 24/7. Climbers of all levels are welcome and even those very experienced climbers will find something at Kinetic to challenge them.


Scioto Audubon Metro Park Climbing Wall
395 W Whittier Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
614.891.0700

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Rock climbing at Scioto Audubon Metro Park is free. The structure is 35 feet high and this may not be the best place to start out if you’re a beginner. Climbers will need to bring their own ropes and equipment. All climbers must be age 13 or older (accompanied by an adult if they’re 13-16). There are 10 foot boulders that have no age restrictions and are perfect for the younger climbers out there.


Vertical Adventures
6513 Kingsmill Court, Columbus, 43229
614-888-8393

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Vertical Adventures is a great place to visit when the whole family wants to climb. Their indoor facility has over 6,000 square feet of rock-climbing terrain and there’s legitimately something fun to climb for every skill level.


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