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Since 1998 Prairie Walls Climbing Gym has offered state of the art indoor rock climbing. Featuring 10,000+ square feet of highly featured climbing surface, our walls are designed to inspire and challenge first time climbers as well as experienced climbers.

Prairie Walls Climbing Gym is Rochester, Minnesota’s first and only indoor rock climbing facility. We offer a wide variety of services and products for climbers.


Gift certificates can be purchased over the phone



Join us Wednesday, January 28th at 7 PM to hear Joan Ward, Joan Ward, the owner and founder of ActivePT  talk about injury prevention for climbers. Joan is a licensed physical therapist, who specializes in shoulder, foot and ankle rehabilitation as well as sports-related injuries.She will be speaking on how to stay injury free, including:

-shoulder, elbow and other helpful exercises, and

-management of old and new injuries.

Hope to see you there!


Beginning Tuesday, January 13th, Prairie Walls will be open at 1 PM from Tuesday – Friday for members and belay-certified climbers. Regular open climb hours begin at 5 PM.


To download the updated climbing waiver, click HERE

For the outdoor waiver, required for our outdoor climbing classes, click HERE

Prairie Walls has three new TruBlue auto belay systems!

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Auto belay systems have become an industry standard in indoor climbing, and Prairie Walls is proud to introduce three new TruBlue auto belay systems in our main climbing area. Auto belay systems allow climbers of any age or skill level to climb their favorite routes without worrying about finding a belayer.

Boy Scout of America Climbing Merit Badges

Boy Scouts can now earn their climbing merit badges at Prairie Walls! To learn more, click here.


 To see the latest happenings, visit the Prairie Walls facebook page.