Vertical Endeavors Bloomington

Vertical Endeavors–Bloomington offers action-packed fun for the whole family! We are the Bloomington's cutting-edge climbing facility where people of all ages and abilities can challenge themselves and have a blast. We have fun programs for both adults and children including climbing camps.

Take on a great work out and come experience the excitement of rock climbing in Bloomington.

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9601 James Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55431





  10 AM – 2 PM


  2 PM – 10 PM



  10 AM – 8 PM



  10 AM – 6 PM


Extended Holiday Hours

Wednesday Nov 25 : 10 am - 10 pm
Thursday Nov 26 : Closed for Thanksgiving
Friday Nov 27 : 10 am - 10 pm
Monday Dec 21 - Wednesday Dec 23 : 10 am - 10 pm
Thursday Dec 24 (Christmas Eve) : 10 am - 4 pm
Friday Dec 25 : Closed for Christmas
Saturday Dec 26 : 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday Dec 27 : 10 am - 6 pm
Monday Dec 28 - Wed Dec 30 : 10 am - 10 pm
Thursday Dec 31 (New Year's Eve) : 10 am - 6 pm
Friday Jan 1 (New Year's Day) : 10 am - 10 pm
Saturday Jan 2 : 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday Jan 3 : 10 am - 6 pm

Our Team

Craig Nelson
Asst. Director Route Setting
Chris Cowell
Director Route Setting
Kyle Wachter
Facility Manager
Brett McGraw
Assistant Facility Manager

Plan a group visit!

Vertical Endeavors–Bloomington offers options for groups big and small. Bring your group in to experience the thrill of climbing. No experience is necessary and there is no age limit. We offer climbing for all ages and abilities!

Take a Lesson!

Do you want to advance to the next level? We offer lessons for those committed climbers. A lesson with one of our staff members will open you up to new techniques and possibilities in the climbing world. We offer lessons in Basic Top Rope Skills, Movements + Technique, and Sport Lead Climbing. We also offer personalized Private Lessons so that you can work one on one with a knowledgeable instructor on how to advance your skill set.

All participants must sign our Liability Waiver and Rules Agreement.