The Seattle Vertical World is the Puget Sound's premiere Rock Climbing, Fitness, Bootcamp and Yoga destination.


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2014 Summer Camps

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Gift Certificates

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Youth Programs

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More About Our Company

Vertical World – America’s First Climbing Gym® provides a unique training facility and specialized programs for youth and adults within our communities.

We opened the very first rock climbing gym in America in 1987 on Elliott Ave in Seattle. The gym was no more than rocks glued to painted plywood panels. Today, with more advanced facilities, the Vertical World can accommodate a variety of custom group climbing needs, including: birthday parties, school and church groups, corporate events, private parties, and youth camps.

Vertical World currently has three gyms in Washington: Seattle, Redmond and Everett. Please contact your local gym to check out the facilities, classes, programs, events or to book a party or corporate event.

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Recent Blog Posts

April 18, 2014 |

Rest Days

I have a lot of clients and members who ask me about what to do on rest days, and how many days they should be...

February 16, 2014 |

Recovery Tips

How to optimize your recovery before your next climbing session. If you are one who is training a ton this winter...

January 1, 2014 |

Happy New Year!

It’s a great time to reflect on last year and see where we can improve. Often, most people will make goals or...

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