The Climbing Tower at Footsloggers

Anyone who has been to Boone has probably noticed the climbing tower at Footsloggers. Standing at about 40 feet and centrally located, the top of the tower offers a view of beautiful downtown Boone and the surrounding Appalachian Mountains. The tower has over 4000 square feet of varying climbing terrain and offers opportunities for beginners or seasoned veterans. Color coded routes on the slabs, vertical faces, and steep overhangs give climbers a new way to challenge themselves.

Climbing the tower at Footsloggers is the ideal introduction to the sport of rock climbing. Our “Tower to Rock” program combines a tower experience with climbing out on real rock all in a day! We also offer staff belays as well as belay classes and certification opportunities for belaying at the tower. Groups of all types and sizes can be accommodated, and birthday parties are especially popular!

Climbing Tower Rates

STAFF BELAY(Includes all gear)
3 climbs with climbing shoes $19.95/person
3 climbs without climbing shoes $16.95/person
Add-On Climb after staff belay price $4.00
Groups (6+ people) $15/person
Groups – with climbing shoes $17/person
Season Pass (good for 1 year) $120/10 visits (3 climbs each visit)

Belay Test $8.00
Day Rate (gear not included) $15.00/person
Day Rate (rental gear included) $25.00/person
Season Pass (gear not included) $95/10 visits
Season Pass (rental gear included) $125/10 visits

RENTALS (for use at the climbing tower)
(Helmets are provided for all climbers. Climbers who choose not to wear a helmet must sign the helmet waiver).
Harness $5.00
Belay Gear $3.00
Climbing shoes $3.00

CLASSES (Includes all climbing gear. Instruction may target
tying knots, belaying, climbing technique, gear use, etc. Climbing shoes are an addtional $3.00)

1-hour Belay Class $25/person
2-hour Skills Class $35/person
Advanced Skills Class $40-$50/person

TEAM BUILDING at the Tower*

Group programs involving partnered and group climbing initiatives, along with individual challenges. All gear included.

2-hour instructional course at the tower prepares you for a half-day
out on the real rock. Climbing gear included.
Tower + half-day $85/person (4+ people)
$100/person (3 people)
$125/person (2 people)

* Call in advance to schedule your birthday party or other group experience.
* Instructional classes must be scheduled in advance.

Climbing Tower Hours

Open weather permitting. Call first.

Spring and Fall
Open Weekends and Holidays: 11 A.M. – 5:30 P.M. (Sunday 12-5)
Open some Fridays and Mondays. Call for weekday hours.

Open daily: 11 A.M. – 5:30 P.M. (Sunday 12-5)

The Climbing Tower at Footsloggers is located in the courtyard of Footsloggers Outdoor & Travel Outfitters in downtown Boone, NC on the corners of Depot and Howard Streets.


Rock Dimensions Guide Service & Climbing Tower
131-B S Depot Street
Boone, NC 28607


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