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Joe Rockhead’s Climbing Gym. More good, less suck. “Eating glazed donut bracelets off the right arm of Jesus.” 29 Fraser Ave. Toronto, Ontario M6K 1Y7; (416) 538-7670; Toronto.

The Rock Oasis 27 Bathurst Street, Toronto: 15,000 sq.ft., 60’ high plus bouldering. (416) 703-3434; Ajax Community Centre: 3,000 sq. ft., 25’ high plus bouldering. (905) 231-3434;


ARIZONA Phoenix Phoenix Rock Gym. Arizona’s largest climbing gym. (480) 921-8322;

ARKANSAS Little Rock Little Rock Climbing Center. (501) 227-9500;

CALIFORNIAAnaheim Hills RockCity Climbing Center. (714) 777-4884;

El Cerrito (Berkeley/East Bay) Bridges Rock Gym. Extraordinary bouldering, stellar two-story cave, 18-ft top-out boulders, indoor & outdoor slackline arenas, yoga, fitness, childcare, & café. (510)525-5635

Huntington BeachClimbX. Toprope, bouldering, lead. For information call (714) 843-9919;

San DiegoMesa Rim Climbing and Fitness Centre. The nation’s newest and largest climbing facility. 52’ pillar, 80’ overhanging routes, 300+ expertly set and frequently changing climbing routes, multiple cracks and incomparable bouldering and traverse, all rounded off with yoga and fitness center. Mesa Rim – Where climbing higher is just the beginning… Opening Spring 2010. Mesa Rim; 10110 Mesa Rim Road; San Diego, CA 92121 – Ph. (858)348.4593

SolidRock Gym. Three locations: Downtown, Poway and San Marcos. 30-foot walls, 35-45+ ropes per gym. Hundreds of clearly marked, frequently changed, expertly set routes. Toproping, bouldering and lead climbing. New topout bouldering at our downtown location. (619) 299-1124;

Vertical Hold Sport Climbing Center, Inc. The largest in southern California. Over 20,000 sq. ft. of superbly textured climbing surface. Colossal 40 ft. lead cave, 250+ toprope and lead routes, 2 awesome bouldering areas, and cracks! 9580 Distribution Ave., San Diego, CA 92121; (858) 586-7572;

San FranciscoPlanet Granite. 25,000 sq ft of indoor climbing. 45ft high walls. Leadable cracks, off-widths, and lots of steep terrain. Tons of bouldering with topout boulder. Full fitness center, two yoga studios, pro shop, views of the bay and GG Bridge! 924 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94129; 415.692.3434;

San Jose/SunnyvalePlanet Granite. 25,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor climbing. 60 ft. high. Cracks, chimneys, off-widths and lots of steep climbing. Huge bouldering area. Extensive weights & fitness, Yoga & spinning, pro-shop. 815 Stewart Drive, Sunnyvale, CA; (408) 991-9090;

Belmont/San Mateo Planet Granite. 20,000 sq. ft., 50 ft. high, cracks! Extensive weights & fitness, yoga, pro shop. 100 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA; (650) 591-3030,

Santa CruzPacific Edge. Indoor climbing at its finest! (831) 454-9254;

Santa RosaVertex Climbing Center. 3358 A Coffey Lane; (707) 573-1608;

Thousand Oaks/Boulderdash Indoor Rock Climbing. 10,000 sq. ft. climbing terrain. (805) 557- 1300;

VictorvilleBullet Hole Training Center. High desert’s only indoor rock climbing gym. 15315 Cholame Road, Unit D., (760) 245-3307;

COLORADODenverRock’n & Jam’n. Denver area’s premier climbing gyms with the tallest and steepest walls. Routes and problems for all abilities. Air conditioning and filtration. Two locations: 9499 Washington St, Thornton; 7390 S. Fraser St, Centennial. (303)CLIMB99 Become a Fan!

Fort CollinsInner Strength Rock Gym. 5,800 sq. ft. 3713 S. Mason; (970) 282-8118;

CONNECTICUT Manchester Stone Age Rock Gym. 195 Adams St.; (860) 645-0015;

FLORIDAMiamiX-treme Rock Climbing. Florida’s Premier Climbing Facility. 14,000+ sq. ft. of state of the art, fully textured walls. Fitness Facilities and yoga programs 13972 SW 139 Ct., 33186; (305) 233-6623;

GEORGIAAtlantaAtlanta Rocks! Intown is the most popular indoor rock climbing gym in the Southeast, featuring more than 12,000 square feet of professionally- designed, seamless climbing surface. With more than 50 top-rope stations, crazy overhanging lead routes, and hundreds of climbs, Atlanta Rocks! has plenty of challenging routes for climbers of all skill levels. Lead routes up to 85 linear feet, bouldering features, aerobic and weight training equipment, computerized rotating climbing wall, locker rooms, and showers. Group rates, daily instruction, equipment sales, and rentals: 1019 Collier Road NW, Ste A, Atlanta, GA 30318; 404-351-3009;

Wall Crawler Rock Club. Atlanta’s neighborhood climbing gym. Where the climbers hang out. (404) 371-8997;

Peachtree City Bouldering, lead climbing, and toprope in the South Metro Atlanta area. 678-870-1400;

LLINOISBloomingtonUpper Limits. Over 20,000 sq. ft., 65’ silos, wave wall, bi-level cave, large outdoor bouldering area and 110’ routes. Climate controlled! Just off I-55 and I-74; (309) 829-TALL (8255);

ChicagoLakeshore Athletic Club IL Center 100’ Wall Private/group instruction. 211 N. Stetson (312) 616-9000;

Lakeview Athletic Club. Stunning, fully featured 50’ wall & bouldering cave in glass enclosure, expert instruction. 3212 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60657. (773) 529-2024.

Lincoln Park Athletic Club. Outdoor climbing on 70’ fully featured wall plus simulated ICE. Automated climbing wall indoors. Expert instruction beginner to lead. Located on El Line at 1019 W. Diversey at Sheffield; (773) 529-2022;

Crystal Lake North Wall. 824 S. Main St.; (815) 356-6855;

EvanstonEvanston Athletic Club. Two fully featured walls with bouldering cave. Championship youth programs. Expert instruction beginner to lead. Located on El line at 1723 Benson Ave; (847) 866-6190;

WarrenvilleVertical Endeavors. 18,000 sq. ft. of climbing on 40 ft. walls. 19 Auto Belays. Programs and outdoor guiding for all ages. (630) 836-0122;

INDIANAEvansville Vertical Excape. (812) 479-6887;

LOUISIANA LafayetteRok Haus. 109 Grand Ave., Lafayette, LA 70503; (337) 981-8116;

MARYLANDColumbia/Timonium/RockvilleEarth Trek Climbing Centers. Three locations in the Baltimore-D.C. Metro Area. State-of-the-art indoor climbing gyms, among the largest in the country with 15,000+ sq. ft. each. Indoor and outdoor accredited instruction, mountaineering expeditions. (800) CLIMB-UP; www.

MASSACHUSETTSBostonMetroRock. Boston’s premier climbing gym. (617) 387-ROCK (7625);

Rock Spot Climbing 67 Sprague St. Boston, Ma 02136

Newburyport. MetroRock North. New England’s premier climbing north of Boston. (978) 499-ROCK (7625);

New BedfordCarabiner’s Indoor Climbing. 32,000 sq. ft. of climbing; 65 foot climbs! (508) 984-0808;

MINNESOTASt. Paul & DuluthVertical Endeavors. The Twin Cities’ expanded facility, (651) 776-1430, offers 18,200 sq. ft. of climbing while Duluth, (218) 279-9980, offers 14,000 sq. ft. of climbing up to 42’. Auto Belays, Top Ropes, Bouldering, & Lead Climbing. Programs and outdoor guiding for all ages. 855 Phalen BLVD St. Paul MN 55106

MISSOURI St. LouisUpper Limits. 10,000 ft., Bouldering, Climate Controlled, Auto Belays! Located off I-64/40 behind Union Station, Free Parking. (314) 241-ROCK (7625);

NEVADALas VegasRed Rock Climbing Center and Outdoor Guide Service 8201 W. Charleston Blvd. Showers!!! (702) 254.5604;

NEW JERSEYUpper Saddle RiverThe Gravity Vault. 13,000+ sq. ft. of the best indoor climbing in New Jersey. (201) 934-7625

Chatham The Gravity Vault. 14,000 sq. ft of the best indoor climbing in New Jersey. (973) 701-7625

NEW MEXICOAlbuquerqueStone Age Climbing Gym. N.M.’s largest! Topout bouldering, 2 lead caves, guiding, complete climbing shop. (505) 341-2016;

Santa FeSanta Fe Climbing Center. 825 Early St., Ste. A, Santa Fe, NM 87505;

NEW YORKAlbanyAlbany’s Indoor Rock Gym Inc. 4C Vatrano Rd. (518) 459-ROCK;

New York CityMPHC Climbing Gym 40’ lead roof, dedicated bouldering room and 100+ quality routes. 482 West 43rd St @ 10th Ave 212-563-7001

The Sports Center at Chelsea Piers. 10,000+ sq. ft., 100+ routes, overhang competition roof and separate bouldering wall. Day use and membership. 18th St. and Hudson River; (212) 336-6083;

OKLAHOMAOklahoma City. Rocktown Climbing Gym. 200 SE 4th Street; OKC, OK 73129; 405-319-1400;

PENNSYLVANIA Doyles townDoylestown Rock Gym. 8,000 sq. ft., lots of features, retail and guide service. (215) 230-9085;

ReadingReading Rock. Indoor rock climbing. (610) 374-6007;

Wind GapNorth Summit Climbing Gym. Large, all extremes, professional walls and routes. Easy access from Eastern PA, NY, and NJ. (610) 863-4444.

RHODE ISLANDLincolnRock Spot Climbing.

TEXAS AustinAustin Rock Gym. Two Locations! (512) 416-9299;

Harker HeightsBoulders. Near Fort Hood. (254) 690-9790. www.climbboulders.comt

UTAHProvoThe Quarry. 12,000 sq. ft. of bouldering, cracks. 2494 North University Parkway. (801) 418-0266.

VIRGINIA AlexandriaSportrock Climbing Centers. (703) 212-ROCK;

SterlingSportrock Climbing Centers. (571) 434-ROCK;

RichmondPeak Experiences. 11421 Polo Circle, Midlothian, VA 23113; (804) 897-6800;

Virginia Beach Virginia Beach Rock Gym. 5049 Southern Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA 23462; (757) 499-8347;

WASHINGTONSeattleStone Gardens. Big & friendly. Tons of bouldering. Lots of TR & lead too. 2839 NW Market St., Seattle; (206) 781-9828;

TacomaEdgeworks Climbing. (253) 564-4899;

WISCONSINMadison Boulders Climbing Gym. (608) 244-8100;