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The River Rock

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Excellent climbing gym

There's an excellent variety of climbing here, with plenty of roped and bouldering routes at all... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Roanoke, Virginia
Good cold rainy day activity

Spent a cold rainy spring break day here with our kids on a recent visit to Roanoke. Unique... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
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We hope to be the hub of the Roanoke region's climbing community by providing incredible climbing, instruction, and service to complete beginners and seasoned experts alike. Whether you are an avid climber with years of experience or someone who has...more
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806 Wasena Ave SW, Suite 100, Roanoke, VA 24015-5350
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

There's an excellent variety of climbing here, with plenty of roped and bouldering routes at all grades of difficulty. It's both family friendly and well worth a lengthy visit for an experienced climber. Friendly staff and awesome location, too!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Spent a cold rainy spring break day here with our kids on a recent visit to Roanoke. Unique location with some great climbing walls. Instruction for my teens was perfect before letting them climb. They were challenged and safe. Had wonderful lunch in Tavern next...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

I'm not an expert rock climber, but have done some wall climbing for fun. This location and these walls area perfect for all skill levels. The orientation is helpful as a reminder of safety and good practice. The equipment felt very well maintained and we...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Jared R, General Manager at The River Rock, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2017

Monica, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to our facility.

Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Brought my daughter and her friend here for her birthday outing. They had an absolute blast. Stayed for a couple hours and they had a ball climbing. I would definitely recommend this place to families. Friendly, upbeat staff was a bonus as well.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed October 16, 2015

I am, by no means, a climbing expert. However, my 13 year old son and I decided to try this out one weekday before school started. What a pleasant surprise! We were greeted warmly and introduced to the facility. On your first visit, you are...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

We took our extended family here over the 4th of July weekend. This place is professionally operated. First time visitors must sign waivers, be photographed, and take a tour of the facility. Then a trained staff member watched as each visitor does a short practice...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank ErnieB286
Reviewed April 22, 2015

River Rock provides some very top quality routes that make for an experience that will delight beginner to more advanced climbers. There are constantly new top-rope & bouldering routes every few weeks and they provide a lot of good classes from yoga to beginner and...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

I've been a member here for over a year and go a few times a week. It's great! The bouldering and top rope areas are both sizable, and they change out the holds often to keep things interesting. The staff is always helpful and engaging....More

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Reviewed February 4, 2015

I would definitely recommend this place. Clean, well run, safe environment for kids and adults to climb!

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Mom2945
Jared R, Manager at The River Rock, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2015

Glad you had a great time! Be sure to stay tuned to our website for upcoming programs and specials.

Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Our 8 yr old daughter has always enjoyed climbing...we finally realized we had a climbing gym here and she loves it! Great gym with plenty to do. Staff are all very helpful and friendly. Homeschool day once a month is affordable and good to get...More

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Jared R, General Manager at The River Rock, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2015

We are glad you found us too! Hope to see you again soon.

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