The Southeast: Earth Treks, Rockville, Md.
Founded as an expedition company in 1990 by an AMGA mountain guide, Earth Treks opened its first climbing facility in 1997. Now a four-location chain, it’s one of the largest rock gym companies in the United States. The Rockville location is one of the country’s most dynamic gyms — hundreds of top-rope and lead climbs on slab, vertical, and overhung walls, a huge bouldering area, and separate weight, yoga, and training areas. Don’t forget the kiddy wall and learn-to-climb section either. Rockville is the best climbing gym in the Mid-Atlantic.
Closest Town: Rockville, Maryland
Roped Routes: 200+
Wall Area: 38,500 sq. ft.
Wall Height: 40 ft.