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Indoor Climbing

Canmore has an outstanding new recreation centre, Elevation Place, located on Railway Avenue. Opened April 2013 it offers a wide range of activities, including a Climbing Gym designed by World renowned Walltopia.

The Climbing Gym has features such as chimneys, cracks, ledges, corners, and a prow, as well as pockets, holes, and pinches, designed so you can make the most of your climbing experience, whether a beginner or training for international competition.

Membership is not a requirement as you can pay drop-in fees to use the centres facilities. Or you can buy varied passes, depending on your needs, time available and budget.

The Climbing Gym includes:

  • 10,000 sq.ft. of climbing surface as high as 45 ft. at its peak
  • 1,500 sq.ft. of bouldering
  • Cave-like moose-hole that connects climbing rooms
  • International Federation of Sport Climbing designed 30 ft. speed wall

Check out the Climbing Gym schedule.


Elevation Place
700 Railway Avenue
Canmore, Alberta
T1W 1P4
Tel: 403.678.8920