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Earth Treks Climbing Center

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Address: 725 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852-1174
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+1 240-283-9942
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Earth Treks' Climbing Centers are state-of-the-art indoor climbing gyms...

Earth Treks' Climbing Centers are state-of-the-art indoor climbing gyms located in Columbia, Timonium and Rockville, MD. Each climbing gym is among the largest in the country, with plenty of climbing for every ability level.

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A lot of boldering variety (and top-rope).

I'm a beginner but there were still a lot of routes accessible to me. They also have an adequate fitness center with treadmills, a couple of cyles, an erg, some weights, a slack... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2016
John H
Pacific Grove, California
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Pacific Grove, California
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205 reviews
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Reviewed November 9, 2016

I'm a beginner but there were still a lot of routes accessible to me. They also have an adequate fitness center with treadmills, a couple of cyles, an erg, some weights, a slack line, and rings (almost a XFit box as they have bumper plates). The locker room has one shower and bring-your-own-lock&towel. There are more lockers than there is... More 

1 Thank John H
Rockville, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

My daughter started climbing on the ET Rec team when when was 10, She moved up to the Elite team and is now 18 and can not see life without climbing. She loved being a part of the team, and is now a member. She keeps in amazing shape and made tons of friends at the gym. ET is a... More 

2 Thank Patty S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2016

There are several climbing walls with varying degrees of difficulty. There is ample staff to help you, in particular to check the equipment. Safety is critical, but they do an excellent job. It can get busy, so you can get more turns in if you go when it first opens. It seems that 12 year olds want to have 3... More 

Thank Zachary L
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016

I cannot say enough good things about this gym. For first time climbers, try open climb - you will get equipment and a staff member to belay and give you tips. As your experience grows, you will have no trouble finding routes at every level. Gets crowded on weekends and after 6 pm, but it is a huge space so... More 

Thank HfromMD
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10 reviews
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Whenever I have a friend visiting from out of town, I always put Earth Treks on my itinerary. It is one of the coolest gyms I've been to, staff is super friendly, and always makes for a really unique experience!

Thank Jessica J
Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed July 27, 2016

My spouse won some passes, so we took the day off work and drove to Rockville. Very clean and well designed climbing center, we truly enjoyed the challenges each setup provided. The walls are well marked for each level and we always felt safe. Register online prior to going so you save time at the entrance. They had kids camps... More 

Thank Swedes21
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13 reviews
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Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Can't review this from the perspective of a seasoned climber, but as newbies we were completely impressed. Staff was welcoming, friendly, and helpful. We dropped in on a Sunday morning with our 4 and 14 year old. We were assigned a staff member (thanks, Dixon!) who assisted all of our climbs and was as comfortable with the 4 year old... More 

Thank Theschecks
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Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I always wanted to try rock climbing. My wife and I saw a introductory to climbing class and had no idea the gym even existed as it is hidden behind Marlo Furniture. When we arrived we were amazed and the gym had bouldering, top rope, lead climbing and even a few crack climbs. Everyone was super nice and helpful. After... More 

Thank Mark M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed May 13, 2016

This is a huge gym with great amenities. The walls are well layed out and there is a ton of space for bouldering. The only thing I don't like is that most of the climbs are on slanted walls, which are not good for beginners.

Thank Aspen E
new york
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261 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed February 29, 2016

In the world of rock climbing gyms, this one is in the top 5%. It is the 2nd or 3rd largest in the world, which means that there is a great variety in style and difficulty of climbs. The facility is well-appointed and their shop is well curated as well.

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