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General – Great climbing in a friendly environment. I've heard from many out of state visiting climbers that this is one of the cleanest gyms in the country, especially since we got rid of the wood chips and put in a padded carpeted floor.

Phone number – 816-228-9988

Parking - abundant

Hours – M-F 2-10; Sat 10-6; Sun 12-6

Height of Wall – about 35 ft TR and Lead area, about 12 ft bouldering area

Size of Wall – 6800 sq ft.

Range of difficulty – 5.5-5.13

Number of routes – usually about 40-50, plus bouldering problems

Type of Wall – texture painted plywood, with features such as flakes and aretes

Leading – yes, must take lead class or test out

Bouldering – yes

Other training options – campus board, campus ladder

Other bonuses –

Age limitations – any can climb with a waiver, but under 18 MUST have a GUARDIAN sign IN PERSON or with a notary

Requirements to certify – TR belay: 13 years old and $25, includes whole day climbing; Lead class: be solid on 5.9 and working 5.10, usually offered one Thursday per month

Rental equipment – Shoes: $4; Harness: $3; Shoes and Harness: $6; Chalk: $2

Hidden costs – None

Hidden savings – Thursday is LADIES NIGHT; There is also usually a coupon in the phone book.

Daily costs - Belay Safety Class for 1st timers: $25; Day entry: $13; Just Bouldering: $10; Kids Entry (12 and under): $10; Kids Bouldering: $8

Punch cards – 5 visit: $55; 5 visit with gear: $70; 10 visit: $95; 10 visit with gear: $125; 10 visit bouldering: $80

Memberships – Month: $65; 3 month: $170; 6 month: 260; 1 year: $450

Classes – Technique 1, Technique 2, Leading, Private Lessons

Competitions – yes

Other - Adult parties, After-hour parties, Team building, Birthday parties, Boy scout overnight and merit badge

Getting There 

Location – 801 NW South Outer Road
Blue Springs, MO 64015

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 7.0 miles from here

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