The Riveter Climbing Gym boasts over 16,000 sf of climbing terrain. With a lead-only climbing cave, 14 autobelays, and 68 rope lanes with over 20 routes set with fixed draws, there is something for every level climber. The boulder area features 60 boulder routes, a campus board with Tension rungs, and a 12' adjustable KILTER board. The dedicated kids climbing cove has 2 massive geometrix climbing routes, 11 rope stations, and a boulder area that tops out to the world's coolest slide. The Riveter fitness studio also features state-of-the-art hangboard and pulley systems to support recreation and competitive training needs.

Climb Passes are available for daily access from 12-8pm Thursday-Tuesday. Memberships are available for unlimited monthly access from 8am-8pm daily [except Wednesday].




This fall, we will offer a GYM TO ROCK bouldering program for ages 18+. Participants will improve their bouldering in our state-of-art climbing gym with our instructors before a final meet-up session at one the southeast's classic boulder spots. The groups will have limited capacity with the health and safety of our community in mind. More info on registration // dates coming soon!


Ages: 18+


This is our Introduction to Lead Climbing course. During this 2 hour clinic,
climbers will learn the basics of indoor sport climbing + effective
clipping techniques + how to belay a climber on lead + how to
communicate through a lead climb. All participants must be at least 15
years of age + know how to top rope belay + have the ability to
climb a 5.9 without weighting the rope.

[A belay partner is required to participate in this clinic. If you do
not have a belay partner, please coordinate with info@riveternc.com to
try and match single parties.]


Ages: 15+
Time: EVERY SAT//SUN; 10am-12pm
Price: $90 per nonmember // $75 for member

Rentals: belay device + rope included
Bring Your Own: mask + gear if you have it!


This is our after-school climbing program designed for youth ages 10-18 years old. Instructors will introduce the basics of movement, climbing techniques, outdoor etiquette, + training regimens to push participants to the next level. This team meets Monday + Thursdays from 4-6pm. All climbing programs take place in our 16,000 square foot gym + are capped to allow a maximum of 8:1 student to instructor ratio.

Ages: 10-18

Time: Monday + Thursday, 4-6pm

Date: Monthly commitments + with membership included during active month

Rates: $190/month, includes 10% off Riveter retail

Rentals: +$50 for shoes + harness rental per month


This is our Top Rope Belay Certification class offered during regular gym operating hours. Please ask the front desk or any Climbing Gym Crew for more information. All participants must be at least 15
years of age + have a climbing partner for the test out.


Ages: 15+
Time: Regular Operating Hours; 12p-8p
Price: $10 for members // $15 for nonmember

Bring Your Own: mask + gear if you have it!


Offered the first Friday of every month. Leave your children with our trained crew for a night of fun at the Riveter. Pizza included in price. Limited capacity with a small student to instructor ratio.

Ages: 6-12
Time: 5p-7:30p
Price: $40 /child + $25 for additional siblings

Rentals: $10 for climbing gear
Bring Your Own: snack, water, mask + gear if you have it!



Open Everyday EXCEPT Wednesday

General Hours // 12PM-8PM

Members Only Hours // 8AM-12PM

Walk-Ups Welcome 

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701 Old Fanning Bridge Road

Mills River, North Carolina


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