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Go Vertical

950 N Penn St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-3129
+1 215-928-1800
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Friendly rock gym close to public transportation in downtown Philadelphia

When we travel for holidays or vacation, we try to get in some rock gym time. The gym has a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2016
David B
Gainesville, Florida
Great rock climbing gym close to public transportation / tourist row

When visiting Philadelphia one of our kids wanted to go work out. Go Vertical is ideally located if... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
Superior, CO
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950 N Penn St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-3129
+1 215-928-1800
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

When we travel for holidays or vacation, we try to get in some rock gym time. The gym has a lot of routes of various difficulties and has a massive arch for lead climbing that is about the tallest I've seen. Bouldering routes are interspersed...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 26 November 2016

When visiting Philadelphia one of our kids wanted to go work out. Go Vertical is ideally located if you are staying in Center City (near the typical tourist haunts), as we were. We hopped on the Market-Frankford metro and got off at Girard (as we...More

Thank June_Boys
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I climb regularly at a gym in New York, so when I was in Philly for work I decided to try this place out. This gym is very dark inside, and is very clearly for people who climb seriously. What was rated as easy (5.7)...More

Thank michelle j
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

Being a single dad it's hard to spend time with a fourteen year old son. You are no longer the Kool dad and they have there own friends they want to be with. So for his bday We climbed out of the box and went...More

2  Thank Plumber68
Reviewed 17 January 2014 via mobile

Never Rock-climbed before they teach you all you need to know with emphasis on safety now anytime my daughter has a day off from school first place she wants to go is go vertical

2  Thank Rm69j
Reviewed 21 January 2013 via mobile

Had an awesome time here on a busy weekend day. We were a group of first time climbers and the instructors we had were fabulous. They helped us a lot and were genuinely interested in each one of us getting to climb well. Place is...More

1  Thank LHR622
Reviewed 19 October 2011

INTRO: I'm an absolute non-climber, but I do work out frequently, so i wanted to try something new. No one I knew was interested in rock wall climbing so after some searching, and being turned away from another place (Elite climbing in NJ) because I...More

4  Thank Markus C
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