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Petra Cliffs Climbing Center and Mountaineering School

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Address: 105 Briggs St, Burlington, VT 05401
Phone Number: 866-657-3872
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Activities: Rock climbing
Description: PETRA CLIFFS CLIMBING CENTER & MOUNTAINEERING SCHOOL focuses on climbing...
PETRA CLIFFS CLIMBING CENTER & MOUNTAINEERING SCHOOL focuses on climbing and mountain-related education and recreation, accessible to all ages and abilities. We seek to offer premium instruction and services through experience-based education, uncompromising attention to safety and customer satisfaction, growth with empowered employees, and an inspiring atmosphere for families and friends to gather for challenge and fun.
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Great Private Guided Climbs

We had a great privately guided rock climbing adventure with Tim from Petra Cliffs. A first class professional climber, he was a great guide for our family of four. A great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
Jon B
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Connecticut, United States
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Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We had a great privately guided rock climbing adventure with Tim from Petra Cliffs. A first class professional climber, he was a great guide for our family of four. A great learning experience of how to tie into the climbing ropes, how to belay the climber, and he went through each step with us as beginners. We did three great... More 

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Andrea C, Owner at Petra Cliffs Climbing Center and Mountaineering School, responded to this review

Hi Jon, Thank you very much for leaving a review! I'm glad you enjoyed your day with Tim; we are lucky to have him. I'll pass this along to him. Thank you again for climbing with us, and we hope to see you again in the future! Andrea Charest Owner, Petra Cliffs Climbing Center & Mountaineering School Burlington, VT andrea@petracliffs.com More 

Newton, Massachusetts
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387 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Brought the kids here on a bitterly cold day. Staff couldn't have been more helpful and kids had a great time with several levels of difficulty.

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Tampa, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My 3 teenagers and husband tried their hand at indoor rock climbing at Petra. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They gave my family initial instruction and let them go! My family had a great time.

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Andrea C, Owner at Petra Cliffs Climbing Center and Mountaineering School, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and for leaving us a great review! We're glad you enjoyed your time being active indoors! Cheers ~ Andrea Charest More 

Williston, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

When my doughter and her friend went to the summer camp they had so much fun! By the time the week was over she was begging me to go for the rest of the summer!

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Edinboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I've only ever climbed in an indoor gym in pittsburgh, (I'm from Erie) and this gym far surpassed it! The staff are super friendly and laid back, and everyone is always ready to welcome you with a smile. It is a bit pricy if you don't have your own equipment or are a beginner, but overall it's worth it for... More 

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Attlanta, GA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

When I saw the price I thought it wasnt bad, but then they added for shoes, chalk, and belts....it was expensive for 3 boys to climb....

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Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

This is a well supervised indoor climbing area. My kids have spent may of their weeks at the summer camps and loved it all.

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Burlington, Vermont, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

My son has attended this camp 5 years in a row now. He has learned so much about outdoor sports. Climbing, ropes courses, sailing, caving, etc. Totally worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Great instruction gets you up to speed quickly. Then it's all about challenging yourself on various courses up the walls. The equipment they use here is easy and convenient compared to other climbing walls I've experienced. Highly recommended for a family outing, or a personal workout or challenge.

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Milton, Vermont
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

over 300 dollars for my kid to ride in a van to Bolton for hours - swim in dangerous locations, hit his head on the metal staircase, and almost fall over the second floor banister. no thank you. better summer camps out there for half the price

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