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Find a Climbing Gym in Southern California

Did you know that California has the highest number of climbing gyms of any state? Here I thought it would be Colorado because of the climbing culture or Texas because of its size, but California is nope! California to over 90 rock gyms. So, I’m happy to inform you that if you are looking a…

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Did you know that California has the highest number of climbing gyms of any state? Here I thought it would be Colorado because of the climbing culture or Texas because of its size, but California is nope! California to over 90 rock gyms. So, I’m happy to inform you that if you are looking a climbing gym in California, there is defintely one for you

With so many climbing gyms, we’ve divided this post into three parts to make it more digestible: “Find a Climbing Gym in Southern California” (this article), “Find a Rock Gym Near Me in Northwestern California” and “Find a Rock Climbing Gym in Northeastern California“.

Hanger 18, LA Boulders and the RockReation Sport Climbing Center are just a few of the many climbing gyms of Southern California. Be sure to read to the end to discover all 46 of them.

Movement – Fountain Valley, California

This climbing gym is located in Fountain Valley, California at 18030 Newhope Street. Some amenities of this 30,000 square foot facility include 155 bouldering problems, 4 different forms of yoga, private coaching and general fitness equipment.

Day passes at this rock gym can be purchased for $29, a 7-punch pass for $182, a monthly membership for $92 (plus a $49 initiation fee) and an annual membership for $1056 (plus a $49 initiation fee). Reduced pricing is available to students, seniors, first responders and teachers.

Some benefits of opting for one of Movement’s memberships include unlimited climbing at all Movement locations, 2 free first-time guest passes per day, free yoga and fitness classes, discounted climbing classes, discounted gear and much more.

Climbing Gym
Source: Movement Website

You can find this climbing gym’s out of state locations when you read one of these articles:

The Stronghold Climbing Gym – Los Angeles, California

The Stronghold Climbing Gym is located at 650 South Avenue 21 in Los Angeles, California. Some features of this climbing gym include hundreds of bouldering problems, hundreds of roped routes, a moon board, a tension board, yoga classes, a sauna and general fitness equipment.

The pricing for this facility is as follows; as little as $25 for a day pass, $280 for a 10-punch pass, $95 (plus a $75 initiation fee) for a monthly membership and $1,045 for an annual membership.

When you opt for a membership you gain access to a free guest pass every month, unlimited yoga classes, unlimited fitness classes, a free month of rental gear, up to 20% off of gear purchases and more.

Hanger 18 – Arcadia, California

The Arcadia location of Hanger 18 can be found at 305 North Santa Anita Avenue. Their facility sports over 7,000 square feet of climbing terrain which accommodates top-rope climbing, auto-belay stations and bouldering.

A day pass is $22, a 10-punch pass is $180, a monthly membership is $54 and an annual membership is $525. Discounts are available to youth and families.

Some perks of choosing a membership over a pass include unlimited access to all Hanger 18 facilities, a free guest pass every month, a free intro to rock climbing class, a free intro to bouldering class and a 10% discount in their gear shop.

Hanger 18 (East Riverside)- Riverside, California

Hanger 18 in East Riverside can be found at 2111 Iowa Avenue Unit A in Riverside, California. Some amenities of this climbing gym include over 100 bouldering problems, over 20 roped routes, a kilter board, 8 auto-belay stations and general fitness equipment.

To view this location’s pricing and list of member benefits, please reference the Arcadia location found on this list.

Hanger 18 (High Desert) – Victorville, California

The High Desert location of Hanger 18 can be found at 15315 Cholame Road in Victorville, California. A few features of this rock gym include over 7,000 square feet of climbing space, over 75 bouldering routes and over 25 auto-belay routes.

The pricing for this location reflects its sister gym in Arcadia which can be found on this list.

Hanger 18 (Long Beach) – Signal Hall, California

Hanger 18 in Long Beach is located at 2599 East Willow Street in Signal Hall, California. Some amenities of this facility include over 12,000 square feet of climbing space, over 50 top-rope and auto-belay stations, over 100 bouldering problems, a kilter board and yoga.

Pricing for this climbing gym is the same as their Arcadia location.

Hanger 18 – Mission Viejo, California

The Mission Viejo location of Hanger 18 can be found at 23812 Via Fabricante Suite A4. Their over 7,000 square feet of climbing space is able to accommodate over 100 bouldering problems, a kilter board, campus boards and more.

For the pricing of Hanger 18 in Mission Viejo please view the Arcadia location found on this list.

Hanger 18 – Orange, California

The Orange County location of Hanger 18 can be found at 1547 West Struck Avenue Suite A. A few amenities of this rock gym includes over 9,000 square feet of climbing terrain, over 150 bouldering problems, and general fitness equipment.

This Hanger 18’s pricing is the same as their Arcadia location which can be viewed on this list.

Hanger 18 – Rancho Cucamonga, California

Hanger 18 in Rancho Cucamonga is located at 9004 Hyssop Drive. A few features of this rock-climbing gym include over 100 bouldering problems, a kilter board, introductory bouldering classes and general fitness equipment.

Pricing for this location is the same as their brother gym in Arcadia which can be found on this list.

Hanger 18 – Riverside, California

The largest Hanger 18 location can be found at 6935 Arlington Avenue in Riverside, California. This facility houses over 13,000 square feet of climbing terrain which accommodates over 75 top-rope routes, and over 50 lead climbing routes. Hanger 18 in Riverside offers multiple classes such as an intro to top-rope climbing class, an intro to lead climbing class, an intro to auto-belay class and an intro to bouldering class.

This location’s pricing is the same as their Arcadia location which can be found in this list.

Hanger 18 – San Clemente, California

The San Clemente location of Hanger 18 can be found at 1031 Calle Trepadora Unit A. Some amenities of this rock gym include over 75 bouldering problems, a kilter board, an introductory bouldering class and over 30 youth friendly boulder problems.

The San Clemente location’s pricing is the same as their sister gym in Arcadia. To view their pricing, scroll up.

Hanger 18 (South Bay)- Hawthorne, California

Hanger 18 in Hawthorne, California is located at 4926 Rosecrans Avenue. A few features of this climbing gym include 12,000 square feet of climbing space, over 50 top rope routes, over 30 lead climbing routes, a kilter board, and several introductory climbing classes.

The pricing for this location can be found on the Arcadia listing of this post.

Hanger 18 – Upland, California

The first ever Hanger 18 is located at 256 East Stowell Street in Upland, California. Some amenities of the rock climbing gym include over 12,000 square feet of climbing space, over 100 bouldering problems, auto-belays and several classes for begginer climbers.

The Upland locations pricing reflects the Arcadia location which can be found on this list.

Top Out Climbing – Santa Clarita, California

Climbing Gym
Source: Top Out Climbing Website

Top Out Climbing is located at 26332 Ferry Court in Santa Clarita, California. Some amenities of this nearly 12,000 square foot facility are their auto-belay stations, bouldering walls, yoga classes and general fitness classes.

Pricing for this climbing gym is as follows: $23 for a day pass, $140 for an 8-visit pass, $85 for a monthly membership and $850 for an annual membership. Discounts are available for youth and family.

Some benefits of opting for a membership include unlimited climbing and yoga, a 10% discount in their gear shop, a free climbing fundamentals course and one free guest pass per month.

Boulderdash Climbing – Thousand Oaks, California

The Thousand Oaks location of Boulderdash Climbing can be found at 880 Hampshire Road Suite A. This facility sports 10,000 square feet of climbing space which accommodates several forms of climbing including bouldering, top-roping and lead.

The rates for this facility are as follows: $25 for a day pass, $195 for a ten-punch pass, $80 for a monthly membership (plus a $50 initiation fee). Discounted pricing is available to youth and families.

When you opt for a membership, you gain access to unlimited climbing at all Boulderdash Climbing locations, 10% off in their gear shop, free yoga classes and more.

Boulderdash Climbing (San Fernando Valley)- Chatsworth, California

Boulderdash Climbing in San Fernando is located at 19801 Nordhoff PI Unit 110. This facility has over 13,000 square feet of bouldering, top-rope climbing and lead climbing.

The pricing of this location is the same as their sister gym in Thousand Oaks, California which can be found on this list.

Boulderdash Climbing – Ventura, California

The Ventura location of Boulderdash Climbing can be found at 2879 Seaborg Avenue #101. Some amenities of this facility include; bouldering walls, top-rope climbing, lead climbing a gear shop and general fitness classes.

For pricing, please view the Thousand Oaks location which can be found on this list.

Aesthetic Climbing Gym – Lake Forest, California

The Aesthetic Climbing Gym is located in 26794 Vista Ter in Lake Forest, California. A few features of this rock gym include hundreds of bouldering routes, 5,000 square feet of top-rope climbing terrain with around 75 routes, over 40 lead climbing routes, and general fitness equipment.

Pricing for this facility is as follows: $30 for a day pass, $250 for a ten-punch pass, $145 (plus a $50 initiation fee) for a monthly membership and $1068 (plus a $50 initiation fee) for an annual membership. Reduced pricing is available for students, military, teachers and climbing teams.

Some benefits of choosing a membership include 2 guest passes per month, a gym t-shirt, members only events and a free course.

Rock Fitness Climbing – Wildomar, California

Rock Fitness Climbing can be found at 24305 Prielipp Road Suite 107 in Wildomar, California. Some amenities of this 20,000 square foot facility include roped climbing, bouldering, a slackline, general fitness equipment, yoga and more.

Day passes for this facility are $24, a 10-punch pass is $175, a monthly membership for $65 (plus a $50 initiation fee) and $950 for an annual membership. Discounts are availiable to military, fire, police, EMS and student.

Cliffs of ID by Touchstone Climbing – Culver City, California

Cliffs of ID by Touchstone Climbing is located at 2537 South Fairfax Avenue in Culver City, California. This facility sports 16,000 square feet of bouldering space, 11,000 square feet of roped climbing terrain, a moon board, a spray wall, a campus board and more.

The pricing for this facility is as follows: $30 for a day pass, $270 for a ten-punch pass and $95 per month (plus a $100 initiation fee) for a monthly membership. Reduced pricing is offered for families, seniors, youth, teachers, college students, and military.

Some benefits of opting for a membership include unlimited climbing at all Touchstone Climbing gyms, free yoga classes, free fitness classes, and access to members-only events

Climbing Gym
Source: Darin Rogatsky YouTube

MetalMark by Touchstone Climbing – Fresno, California

MetalMark by Touchstone Climbing is located at 4042 North Cedar Avenue in Fresno, California. Some amenities of this facility include over 70 top-rope routes, over 50 lead climbing routes, over 75 bouldering problems, yoga classes, general fitness classes and fitness equipment.

Pricing for this location is the same as their Cliffs of ID location which can be found on this list.

Hollywood Boulders by Touchstone Climbing – Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Boulders by Touchstone Climbing can be found at 1107 North Bronson Avenue in Los Angeles, California. Some amenities of this facility are their 11,000 square feet of bouldering space, a campus board, hang boards, a dry sauna, general fitness equipment and a gear shop.

To view the pricing for this location, please view the Cliffs of ID location which can be found on this list.

The Post by Touchstone Climbing- Pasadena, California

The Post by Touchstone Climbing is located at 1100 North Fair Oaks Avenue in Pasadena, California. A few features of this facility include nearly 23,000 square feet of climbing terrain, a moon board, a tension board, a touchstone board, and general fitness equipment.

Pricing and membership perks can be views on the Cliffs of ID location. Scroll up to learn more!

L.A. Boulders by Touchstone Climbing – Los Angeles, California

L.A. Boulders by Touchstone Climbing can be found at 1375 East 6th Street #8 in Los Angeles, California. This location accommodates 11,500 square feet of climbing space, over 200 bouldering problems, yoga classes and more!

Prices for this location is the same as their sister gym Cliffs of ID in Culver City, California which can be found on this list.

Verdigo Boulders by Touchstone Climbing- Burbank, California

Vertigo Boulders is located at 266 East Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank, California. A few of this facility’s amenities include 7,000 square feet of climbing space, over 160 bouldering problems, a campus board, a peg board, a kilter board, hang boards, and general fitness equipment.

To view the pricing for this location, view their Cliffs of ID location which can be found on this list.

You can view the other Touchstone locations when you read our article “2024 Climbing Gyms Near Me: Northwestern California” or 2024 Climbing Gyms Near Me: Northeastern California – Bouldering with Joel“.

Rockreation Sport Climbing Center – Los Angeles, California

Rockreation
Source: Rockreation Website

The Los Angeles location of the RockReation Sport Climbing Center can be found at 11866 La Grange Avenue. Some features of this rock gym includes a lead climbing arch, bouldering walls, lead climbing walls and a yoga studio.

The pricing for this facility is as follows; day pass ($25), 10 punch pass ($225), monthly memberships ($80) and annual memberships ($880). Youth are eligible for reduced pricing.

Some benefits of opting for a membership over a day or punch pass include unlimited climbing at all Rockreation locations, discounted rentals, discounted classes, discounts in their gear shop, free yoga classes, free fitness classes and access to member only events and clinics.

Rockreation Sport Climbing Center – Costa Mesa, California

The Costa Mesa Location of the RockReation Sport Climbing Center can be found at 1300 Logan Avenue. This gym accommodates several disciplines of rock climbing including bouldering, top-top climbing, and belay climbing.

To view this location’s pricing, please view their Los Angeles location which can be found on this list.

Mesa Rim Climbing Center (Mira Mesa)- San Diego, California

The Mesa Rim Climbing Center in San Diego is located at 10110 Mesa Rim Road. Some amenities of this rock gym includes general fitness equipment, roped climbing, bouldering.

This facility offers several levels of commitment. Some low commitment options include their day pass for day-pass for $30, or a 10-punch pass for $240. If the Mesa Rim Climbing Center is for you, you can upgrade to their monthly membership for $104 per month (plus a $100 initiation fee) or save a month of membership annually when you opt for their annual membership for $1,144. Discounts are available for military, students, and children.

Some perks of choosing a membership over a pass include unlimited climbing at all Mesa Rim locations in San Diego, discounts on classes, discounts in the gear shop, and a free belay lesson.

Mesa Rim Climbing Center (North City)- San Marcos, California

This location of the Mesa Rim Climbing Center can be found at 285 Industrial Street in San Marcos, California. A few features of this rock climbing gym includes hang boards, system boards, general fitness equipment, yoga classes and climbing training programs.

To see the pricing for this location, please reference the Mira Mesa location of this gym which can be found on this list.

Mesa Rim Climbing Academy – San Diego, California

The Mesa Rim Climbing Academy is located at 10070 Mesa Rim Road in San Diego, California. Some amenities of this facility include bouldering walls, hang boards, campus boards, system boards and plenty of general fitness equipment.

Pricing for the Mesa Rim Climbing Academy is the same as their sister gym in San Diego.

Sender One – Santa Ana, California

The Santa Ana location of Sender One can be found at 1441 South Village Way. This rock gym accomodates bouldering walls, a moon board, yoga classes, youth training programs and more!

This facility’s rates are as follows; $32 for a day pass, $289 for a 10-punch pass, $103 (plus a $59 initiation fee) for a monthly membership and $1,149 for an annual membership. Discounts are available for youth.

Some benefits of opting for a membership over a day or punch pass inlcude access to all Sender One locations, one free guest pass per month, a free introductory climbing class, discounts on classes and events, and more!

Sender One – Los Angeles, California

Sender One in Los Angeles is located at 11220 Hindry Avenue. A few features of this climbing gym include bouldering walls, roped climbing, a moon board, climbing classes, private classes, youth camps and more.

Pricing for the Los Angeles location of Sender One is the same as their Santa Ana location which can be found on this list.

Sender One (Playa Vista)- Los Angeles, California

The Playa Vista location of Sender One can be found at 12775 West Millenium Suite 4-140A in Los Angeles, California. Some amenities of this facility include over 7,000 square feet of bouldering and training space, climbing classes, yoga classes, private lessons and youth camps.

To view this location’s pricing, view the Santa Ana location found on this list.

Sender One Training Center – Santa Ana, California

The Sender One Training Center is located at 1441 Village Way in Santa Ana, California. This 7,000 square foot facility is equipped with a moon board, a kilter board, hang boards, campus boards and more.

This facility is available to members only by reservation.

Vital – Ocean Side, California

The Ocean Side location of Vital can be found at 525 South Coast Highway. This facility offers many classes some of which being climbing classes, climbing clinics, aerial classes and yoga classes.

Day passes for this facility are $24, ten punch passes are $210, monthly memberships are $80 per month (plus $5 for a member key) and annual memberships are $800. Memberships give you access to unlimited climbing and classes at all Vital locations.

Vital – Carlsbad, California

Vital in Carlsbad is located at 6102 Avenida Encicas Unit L. Like their sister gym in Ocean Side, they also offer classes for climbing, aerial, general fitness and yoga. Prices for this facility also reflect their Ocean Side location.

Vital – Murrieta, California

The Murrieta location of Vital can be found at 29990 Technology Drive Unit 22. This location of vital offers the same classes as their Carlsbad and Ocean Side locations. However, pricing for this location is slightly more affordable. Day passes are $18, a ten-punch pass is $130, a monthly membership is $60 (plus a $5 member key fee) and an annual membership is $600.

If you want to learn more about Vital’s out of state locations you can read our post “2024 Climbing Gyms Near Me: New York“.

Vertical Hold – San Diego, California

The San Diego location of Vertical Hold can be found at 2074 Hancock Street. This facility accommodates several forms of rock climbing including bouldering, auto-belay climbing, top-roping and lead climbing. Additionally, they offer several training devices such as the moon board, hang boards and campus boards.

Pricing for this location starts at $26 for a day pass. A 10-punch pass is $210 and a monthly membership is $75 per month. Discounts are available for families, youth, college students, military members, law enforcement, fire and EMT.

Opting for a membership opens the door for unlimited climbing at all Vertical Hold locations, a free guest pass per month, discounts on private lessons, free yoga classes, free fitness classes, free gear rental for the first month and more.

Vertical Hold
Source: Vertical Hold Website

Vertical Hold – San Marcos, California

Vertical Hold in San Marcos, California is located at 992 Rancheros Drive. Some of this facility’s amenities include bouldering space, a moon board, auto-belay stations, hang boards, top-rope stations, lead climbing space, climbing clinics, outdoor climbing classes and more.

Pricing for this location is the same as their San Diego location which can be found on this list.

Vertical Hold – Poway, California

The Poway location of Vertical Hold can be found at 13026 Stowe Drive. This climbing gym offers several forms of rock-climbing including bouldering, top-rope climbing, auto-belay climbing and lead climbing. Some amenities of this facility include a peg board, hang boards, a campus boards and several different classes.

The Poway location of Vertical Hold has the same pricing as the San Diego and San Marcos locations.

The Wall – Vista, California

The Wall is located at 1210 Keystone Way Suite C in Vista, California. Some features of this rock gym include bouldering walls, a yoga studio, general fitness equipment and climbing classes.

Pricing for this climbing gym is as follows: $24 for a day pass, $175 for a ten-punch pass, $80 for an all-access monthly membership and $1,200 for an all-access annual membership. Reduced pricing is available for military, fire, police, EMS, students and youth.

Some benefits of opting for a membership include unlimited climbing, one free guest pass per month and a first-time visitor guest pass.

Sanctuary Climbing and Fitness – Seaside, California

Sanctuary Climbing and Fitness can be found at 1760 Fremont Boulevard in Seaside, California. The original Sanctuary Climbing and Fitness Gym was one of the original 100 climbing gyms in the United States. After losing their gym twice, first to development, then again temporarily due to the pandemic, Sanctuary Climbing and Fitness has again reopened their doors better than ever.

Their over 10,000 square foot facility sports some of the best equipment climbing has to offer including a CLIFT wall, a tread wall and a moon board. They also use some of the same companies for their walls and safety flooring as the Olympics. (Cool, right?).

Pricing for this facility are as follows: $25 for a day pass, $200 for a ten-punch pass, and $75 (plus a $65 initiation fee) for a monthly membership. If you are a student, military member or senior be sure to ask about what discounts are available to you!

Some benefits of opting for a membership over a day or punch pass include unlimited climbing, 2 free guest passes per month, reduced pricing for rental gear and in their gear shop, free general fitness classes, free yoga classes, free tai-chi classes and more!

Grotto Climbing and Yoga (Mission Valley) – San Diego, California

The Mission Valley location of Grotto Climbing and Yoga can be found at 4460 Alvarado Canyon Road. Some features of this facility are their spray wall, kilter board, yoga studio, moon board, campus board, finger boards and more general fitness equipment.

Pricing for the Mission Valley location of Grotto Climbing and Yoga is as follows; $30 for a day pass, $240 for a ten-punch pass, $85 (plus a $100 initiation fee) for a monthly membership and $925 for an annual membership. Reduced pricing is available for military, first responders and students.

Grotto Climbing and Yoga (Miramar) – San Diego, California

Grotto Climbing in Miramar is located at 9282 Miramar Road in San Diego, California. A few amenities of this facility include a campus board, a moon board, a training board, a yoga studio, fingerboards, a kilter board and a spray wall.

Pricing for this location is the same as their sister gym in Mission Valley.

Flowstone Climbing – Redlands, California

Flowstone Climbing can be found at 1411 West State Street in Redlands, California. Some features of this climbing gym include 4,500 square feet of bouldering, a moon board, a kilter board, a yoga studio, a competition style wall and gear shop.

Day passes are $25, a 10-punch pass is $220 and a monthly membership can be purchased for $85 per month. Reduced pricing is available for college students, couples and families.

Asylum – San Diego, California

Asylum can be found at 46 19th Street in San Diego, California. Some amenities of this outdoor climbing gym include a grasshopper board and general fitness equipment.

Pricing for this location is as follows: $22 for a day pass, $180 for a ten-punch pass and $60 for a monthly membership. Some perks of opting for a membership at Asylum includes a free guest pass every month, 10% off in their gear shop and free access to Asylum events.

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