$39 for an Intro to Climbing Lesson and a One-Month Climbing Pass at The Crux Climbing & Bouldering ($106.66 Value)

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Allison D. · 7 reviews TOP REVIEWER
· August 12, 2018
The lesson was awesome. Very informative and a good amount of time to learn. You have to do a climbing test before they will let you climb on your own the next time you come in. You also have to pay to rent the harness, shoes (optional), and belay device each time you come back after the lesson. The hours are semi irregular so watch the hours and they don’t do a great job of Informing you when hours change due to holidays - but, that being said, we often had the whole place to ourselves!


Amy K. · 1 review
· July 13, 2018
I usually went weekday evenings, and it wasn't very busy at those times. The staff were always friendly and helpful.


Laura C. · 2 reviews
· May 28, 2018
The staff there were very friendly and nice! We had an awesome time climbing and will definitely come back in the future to climb. The course routes were fun and challenging.

What You'll Get

Contrary to what one might assume, rock climbing is not the opposite of rock tumbling, though it is still inadvisable to enjoy both activities concurrently. Learn to tumble upward with today's deal: for $39, you get an introductory climbing lesson and a one-month climbing pass (a $106.66 value) at The Crux Climbing & Bouldering, located off Barlow Trail and the Trans-Canada Highway. The two-hour lesson includes all necessary rental equipment and an all-day pass for the remainder of the day, but climbers without their own equipment will have to pay the $10 rental fee every time they use their month pass.

Featuring 72-foot-high lead climbing routes, The Crux Climbing & Bouldering offers vertical aspirants more than 12,000 square feet of clambering walls and 3,000 square feet of bouldering space. During the two-hour introductory course ($40), ascending amateurs learn the ropes, knots, basic belay techniques, and communication methods necessary for indoor or outdoor climbing success. Once class is dismissed, students are let loose to scale the spacious confines on their own steam, equipped with rental equipment, a full-day pass, and the adrenaline rush familiar to anyone who's ever dived into a pool of pudding-soaked money. The next day, a one-month unlimited climbing pass ($66.66) begins, unleashing newly experienced climbers on the two multi-pitch routes, rappelling station, and thousands of feet of climbing walls studded with multicoloured arm and footholds. Print and sign the waiver before class to save time.


The Calgary Herald reviewed The Crux Climbing & Bouldering. More than 170 Facebookers are fans.

  • We took a two-hour private lesson ($60) every three to five days, and followed up with an unsupervised climbing session between each lesson to practice our new moves. Both of us progressed faster than we could have believed, and we were able to enjoy our time on Railay Bay. – Trent Edwards, Calgary Herald

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jun 7, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 add'l as gifts. Must activate membership by 6/6/11, membership expires 1 month from activation date. Lesson must be booked 24-hours in advance. Waiver required. No cash back. Not valid w/ other offers. GST included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About The Crux Climbing & Bouldering

Self-proclaimed as one of North America's tallest indoor climbing gyms, The Crux Climbing & Bouldering challenges participants of all ages and proficiency levels with 72-foot walls peppered with colour-coded holds and routes. Internationally and nationally certified staff members strap patrons into all necessary rental gear before releasing them to explore more than 12,000 square feet of climbing space. The Crux Climbing & Bouldering's courses—ranging in difficulty from introduction to advanced—instill climbers with the strength and skills to rappel down an 80-foot tower, manoeuvre through a 3,000-square-foot bouldering area, and ascend up multi-pitch routes with their mouths.

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