Rock climbing is a sport booming in popularity throughout America, and
Tucson is no stranger to it. Rocks and Ropes was established in
Downtown Tucson in 1992 and has now opened a second location on the East
Rocks and Ropes is a huge indoor, fully air-conditioned, rock
climbing facility equipped with a highly-trained and friendly staff. If
you are bored with your normal workout routine, one trip to Rocks and
Ropes will have you sweating and motivated to get in shape, which is why
it is one of our favorite things to do in Tucson!
On your first visit
to Rocks and Ropes, the staff will take you through the process of
putting on your harness, climbing, repelling, and belaying. If you are
an experienced climber you are welcome to bring your own gear. If not,
for a small charge Rocks and Ropes will provide you with all of the
Rocks and Ropes has a separate kids’ section with smaller walls and even
a place to hold birthday parties. During the summer, Rocks and Ropes
offers kids’ camps, perfect for keeping your kids active while school is
Both Rocks and Ropes locations have a number of rock walls with
varying difficulties. The downtown location also has a boulder without
hand grips for more advanced climbers looking for realistic practice.
Rocks and Ropes hours vary by location and by whether or not you purchase a monthly membership.