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The Crux

The Crux

The Crux is located in Willsboro, New York, and offers indoor climbing in the Adirondacks for individuals, school trips, parties, or community groups. A wide array of indoor climbing elements and routes are available for climbers of any age or ability.


Check out our Events page for more information about our SPRING THAW CLIMBING COMPETITION!



  • 3200sq.ft of climbing space, with walls ranging from 22′ – 40′!
  • 17 separate ropes with 30+ routes of various difficulties
  • bouldering cave with a stemming tunnel
  • knowledgeable, friendly staff
  • equipment rentals (harnesses, shoes, chalk bags, helmets)
  • check out our photo gallery and facebook page!

Come learn to climb with us today or hone your skills on some of our more advanced routes!

Crux staff will gladly train anyone who is new to climbing to belay, but be sure to come with a climbing partner if you want to do more than just boulder!



Summer Hours (June-September)

Monday:  6pm-9pm

Wednesday: 6pm-9pm


Winter Hours (October-May)

Monday:  6pm-9pm

Wednesday: 6pm-9pm

Friday: 6pm-10pm

Saturdays: 12pm-6pm

All other dates/times may be available by special arrangement only.
Please CONTACT us for details.


If you’re coming to climb with a group of more than 5, please call ahead to let our staff know!

To make things quicker, fill out our Release Form before you arrive!

Basic Rates:

Drop In Adult: $10.00

Drop in Child: $8.00

Equipment Rentals: $7.50

For a more detailed list of our rates please click HERE.




Champlain Valley Climbing Center
56 Rogers Lane
Willsboro, NY 12996

phone:  518-963-4646