Before mountain goats began delivering groceries door-to-door, humans were required to scale cliffs and castle walls to gain access to wild cabbage and meatloaf. Prepare yourself to snatch nature’s bounty with today's Groupon: for $15, you get one introductory Learn the Ropes indoor-rock-climbing course (up to a $30 value) and a complimentary two-week trial membership to Peak Experiences, located in Midlothian.
Catering to indoor-wall ascenders of all skill levels, Peak Experiences is a spacious rock-climbing facility carefully monitored by a group of friendly, expert employees. The Learn the Ropes belay course teaches techniques such as knot-tying and anchoring, as well as proper belay technique (a $30 value). Groupon holders are also entitled to a two-week trial membership, which includes gym entry, a harness, and shoes.
To create Peak Experiences, the dedicated staff set more than 125 top-rope routes and bouldering problems for climbers of all skill levels. Climbing difficulty ranges from as simple as climbing a ladder to advanced competitive routes up to 50 feet in height. Peaks knowledgable and energetic staff helps climbers with any of their needs, from gear in the retail shop, to classes, teams, youth programs, memberships, and the always popular Passages Summer Camp.