No Reservation Required. Check out our First Time Climbers pages for what to expect


Currently: Masks are OPTIONAL for all customers and staff members.
Please note that our capacity counter may not include the Petra Cliffs summer camp.
Busiest times are 9-9:30am and 3:30-4:15pm, when all campers are on site. 

COVID-19 ongoing updates from Petra Cliffs

At the heart of the Burlington, Northern Vermont, and Lake Champlain region climbing community since 2000.

Petra Cliffs boasts an extensive indoor climbing facility designed to appeal to climbers of every level. Add indoor and outdoor classes and excursions taught by the area’s best and brightest instructors, and it’s immediately clear why Vermont chooses Petra Cliffs Climbing Center & Mountaineering School.

Latest News at Petra Cliffs

VT Climbing Festival Recap

Last month, we joined CRAG-VT for the 3rd annual Vermont Climbing Festival. The festival featured camping, climbing, workshops, clinics, competitions, speakers, music, and more. It was so fun to hold an outdoor gathering again, and we are looking forward to next year!


Staff Spotlight: David Putnam

We welcomed David back onto the Petra Cliffs team in June, and we'd like you to get to know him better! Check out the spotlight on David, his history, hobbies, family, and more.


Climbing Debuts in the Summer Games!

We are so excited to finally see climbing in the Summer Games. Check out our breakdown of the climbing disciplines and a schedule of climbing events.


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105 Briggs Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401 USA

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