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

Staff Spotlight: Olivia Harris

Olivia started as a member, took climbing classes, and has now been working for Petra Cliffs for just under a year. Olivia has a great sense of humor, motivation and a no BS attitude that we admire. She is excited to teach new climbers and to continue furthering her own skills... and we love her "fun fact!" Olivia, we miss you!


Member Spotlight: Liz Ward

Liz, a mom and teacher (and so much more) has been climbing for almost a year, but she has certainly been bitten by the climbing bug (too soon?)! Here's to Liz and the crew that she climbs with-- we look forward to seeing them back in action soon.


Staff Spotlight: Gene O. Desideraggio

If you've been into Petra Cliffs in the past few years, chances are you've interacted with GeneO at the front desk, in summer camp, or around the gym. Gene O is always smiling, always hungry to learn more about climbing and the industry, and seeks out challenges.



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105 Briggs Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401 USA

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