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2014 BEST Rock Climbing

Go Vertical

Adventure junkies love the variety here: top-roping galore, the bouldering wall (with a cave), the freestanding tower, the series of lead-climbing routes. Aspiring adventure junkies love the beginner classes, held daily.

950 Penn Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-928-1800 | Website

2014 BEST Rock Gym

Go Vertical

950 North Penn Street, Philadelphia, PA

The secret to this Delaware Riverfront facility’s popularity is that it makes rock climbing so stinkin’ accessible to beginners, with daily intro classes, friendly staff, and climbing routes more than four stories high. If (when?) you get hooked, enroll in the gym’s climbing school, with sessions covering everything from lead climbing to route setting. It’s… Read more »