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The Source Climbing Center

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Small, but good!

Very helpful and friendly staff, coupled with some very challenging routes. I really enjoyed my... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2017
Erica I
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Vancouver, Washington, United States
Great Climbing in Vancouver

I live nearby and am lucky to have this as my prime climbing gym. As mentioned in other reviews the... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2016
Josull49
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Washington
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Jul 16, 2017
“Small, but good!”
Nov 25, 2016
“Great Climbing in Vancouver”
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Reviewed July 16, 2017

Very helpful and friendly staff, coupled with some very challenging routes. I really enjoyed my time here and I will definitely be back. I wish there was one closer to where I lived! :)

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Erica I
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

I live nearby and am lucky to have this as my prime climbing gym. As mentioned in other reviews the size of the gym is on the smaller side but extremely high quality per square inch. Great staff everytime I have used the gym and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Josull49
Reviewed August 29, 2016

A great place for beginners to start. Initially intimidating until you learn to trust the harnessing and equipment. It would be best for beginners to consider bringing chalk for their hands. None is provided, or if so, is provided at additional cost. The instruction given...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Jeremyka_11
Reviewed April 20, 2016

I travel frequently for work and I always check out the local climbing gym in whatever town I am in. I have to say, I was BLOWN AWAY by The Source. I didn't expect much initially (smaller than most mega gyms by today's standards), but...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed November 12, 2015

Always the best climbing ! It's true it is not a huge gym BUT the best routes that take skill and patience. Every single staff member is awesome, they really take notice to you build relationships that make you feel welcome. The top rope is...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Holly D
Reviewed June 16, 2015

In a few days, my wife and her brother will be attempting a summit attempt on Mt. Hood - but yesterday, we decided to make a stop at the Source to check out the indoor climbing scene in Vancouver. While we've climbed at bigger gyms,...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Kaisenburg
Reviewed August 28, 2014

Great place to go with the kids with very nice staff who are so gracious to my special needs kids and clients. Thanks!

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank JoannaB4
Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a small climbing gym with decent amount of top rope& lead wall and bouldering area. It is clean and well organized, great location with good parking. Very helpfully & friendly stuff !

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Doloka
Reviewed January 2, 2013

This place is owned and operated by a great group of people. Great for the entire family, or even solo; you can always get a belay from another friendly member too. Everyone is great, unlike other "Stuffy" gyms that can intimidate the first-timer, this place...More

Date of experience: January 2013
5  Thank PTrost
Reviewed November 12, 2012

We vosoted the center with a group of about 40 people. The instructors were great nad helped everyone to get his personal success.

Date of experience: November 2012
1  Thank Erhard R
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