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2021 Best Place to Channel Your Inner American Ninja Warrior

The Factory at Reach Climbing

This 20,000-square-foot center is stacked with resistance equipment, a kids’ “Boulder Island” with slide and tunnels, rock-climbing walls, and tension, kilter and campus boards. Really looking to prove your skills? Don’t skip the 4,000-square-foot obstacle room. Read More »

401 East 4th Street, Bridgeport, PA Website

2019 Best Indoor Rock-Climbing Gym

Reach Climbing & Fitness

Owner Michael Feinberg’s real estate career and competitive climbing background are the perfect marriage for an outrageous rock-climbing gym: 22,000 square feet of skyscraping walls, padded bouldering space, elite training rooms — plus the only regulation speed-climbing route in the region. Read More »

401 East 4th Street, Bridgeport, PA | 484-704-7612 | Website

2014 Best Rock Gym

Go Vertical

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 no wonder so many drop-ins become regulars. Read More »

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

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. Read More »

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