What to Expect

Crimper's the place to learn, practice,train, and perform the sport of climbing. Crimper's is a gym, not an amusement park, and climbing is hard.
Crimper's is a climbing gym where all are welcome. We are experts in our sport, which we think is the best in the world. We love what we do and we want everyone who comes to Crimper's to gain insight, appreciation and respect for this sport.


Younger children are welcome at Crimper's to try hard at the sport of climbing.

  • Minimum Age to climb: 5
  • Minimum Age to Boulder: 10(This is un-roped climbing)
  • Climbing can be intimidating or down-right scary, some people need a little more time


Climbing is an excellent sport for all levels of athletes, or just people looking for a fun activity.

  • Youth 14 and under require adult supervision
  • Minimum age for hooking yourself to the Auto-belay is 14
  • Minimum age to use the training area/Training equipment is 16
  • Some rules for Climbing Team members are different


We are located at 100 Central Ave in Christiansburg VA. From the 460, follow signs for Historic Cambria.

  • Less than 8 miles from Virginia Tech campus
  • 2 hours from the New River Gorge
  • 5 hours to the Red River Gorge
  • 2 hours from Grayson Highlands

Regular Hours

Hours are subject to change based on Holidays and special events.

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100 Central Ave.
Christiansburg, VA 24073