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Chatham, NJ

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1 Hour Private Session (Staff Belay)

A private session for up to 4 climbers with one of our instructors. Great for kids and adults of all fitness levels, we provide you all the necessary equipment and the instructor to take you around our facility for an hour of fun, instruction and top rope climbing. *Reservations are required.
One or Two Climbers 50.00
Three Climbers 70.00
Four Climbers 90.00

Walk-In Climbing

Just walk in anytime during our normal business hours and we will provide you with the necessary equipment and an instructor for two climbs with us. Perfect for climbers ages 5 and up! No reservations required.
Two Climbs 20.00

Introduction to Rock Climbing

The Gravity Vaults’ best option to climb for any group of 5 or more. The climbers will have private instruction with our experienced staff. This program can be tailored to kids having fun, team building, birthday parties, friends trying something new, or experienced climbers who are looking for experienced instructors to belay them. Reservations are a must!
Per Participant 24.00

Day Passes

If you are an experienced climber and want to stop by for one day to check us out, a day pass will get you entry into the facility all day long. We have day passes for Adults, Students and Children! You will need to fill out our waiver form, and receive a safety orientation, as well as a belay check if you will be top-roping. For those of you planning to lead climbing, we require you to take our lead test for a $5 fee which is donated to support non-profit organizations in the climbing community. Check the Pricing page for Day Pass and Rental Rates.
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Belay Certification Class

Each one of our facilities offers belay classes each week where new climbers learn how to manage the ropes and climb safely. Participants leave The Gravity Vault’s belay class with the climbing skills and knowledge to use our facilities on their own. Everyone will learn about climbing equipment, climbing knots, proper belay technique, and more!
Per Participant 35.00
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The Gravity Vault offers a variety of membership options to suit everyone. Prepaid options include: 1 month, 3 month and Annual options. We also have an Annual option which is billed monthly. We offer memberships good at just one location or at all locations. Check our Pricing page for a complete list of membership options and rates.
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Everyone likes a great deal! The Gravity Vault offers a variety of specials which cater to different groups each and every week!
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Monday: Adult Buy One Get One Day Passes
All day on Mondays, instead of $18 for 1 Adult Day Pass, Adults who come in at the same time as their Buy One Get One buddy can get 2 for the price of 1 on their Day Passes.
Wednesday: College/Teen Day
All day on Wednesdays, all students can purchase a Day Pass for only $10.00! Or if you aren't yet belay certified, students can take our belay class for just $20.00! *Students must be 21 and under with valid student ID.*
Friday: Ladies Night
Oh yes it's Ladies Night! Starting at 5pm every Friday, all Ladies of any age, can purchase a Day Pass for just $9.00. Those ladies 14 and older can take our Belay Class at the discounted rate of $20.00.
1 Month Membership with Full Equipment Rentals
This membership special is great for those climbers who are just starting out. It includes all the essentials to starting out: - 1 Month Unlimited Access Membership - Full Equipment Rental (Shoes, Harness, Chalk Bag) - Free Belay Certification Class (a $35 value) Adults: $99.00 Students: $89.00
5 Staff Belay Package Special
Do you come in to work with our staff often? This Special offers you five 1-hour Staff Belay Sessions, for the price of four! Each session includes: up to 2 climbers, an instructor and all of the equipment necessary for climbing. This is great for kids and adults of all experience and fitness levels! Price: $199.00 *Each session is good for 2 climbers, you may add a 3rd or 4th climber to any session for an extra charge.

Birthday Parties

Host a birthday party with The Gravity Vault where people ages 5 and up can come climb and have fun. The birthday party lasts for two hours, which includes 1.5 hours of climbing and a half hour to celebrate in our party room. We offer different package options for the party room to accommodate your needs, call your Gravity Vault today for reservations!
Package 1

This package includes: 1.5 Hours of Rock Climbing and activities with Gravity Vault Instructors staffed on a 5:1 ratio,  a half hour in our party room, T-Shirt for Birthday Child and Gravity Vault Invitations.

Base Price for up to 10 Participants 279.00
Additional Participants 27.00 each
Package 2

This package includes: 1.5 Hours of Rock Climbing and activities with Gravity Vault Instructors staffed on a 5:1 ratio,  a half hour in our party room, T-Shirt for Birthday Child and Gravity Vault Invitations.

As well as: Pizza (2 Slices per Child), Soda, Water, Lemonade, all the paper products (plates, napkins, utensils, table cloths, cups and baloons), and instructors to serve and clean up!

Base Price for up to 10 Participants 349.00
Additional Participants 34.00 each

Kids' Classes

Kids’ Classes at The Gravity Vault are designed for children aged 5-13 to learn rock climbing skills. These classes provide an environment where kids can build strength, confidence, and independence. Our experienced instructors will lead a 1.5 hour class every week for six consecutive weeks, filled with top-rope climbing, bouldering, games, technique, rappelling, and more!
Six Week Session 199.00
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Little Rockers (Ages 5-6)

This is a great class for younger climbers to develop self-awareness, problem solving skills and learn basic climbing techniques.

Cliff Hangers (Ages 7-13)

Need a class for your novice climber? Cliff Hangers is a weekend option to hone the natural skills of those who've just started climbing.

Rock Stars (Ages 7-13)

Take your climbing skills to the next level. A great class for kids with climbing experience.

Climb On (Ages 7-13)

Perfect for kids who have taken previous sessions of class. Here we help them to climb harder while having fun.

Break Camps

At The Gravity Vault we offer break camps throughout the year on days that kids have off from school. These action packed camps run for 2 hours and are designed with active kids in mind. Climbers will participate in traversing, top-rope climbing, an obstacle course, and more!
1 Day 45.00
2 Days 85.00
3 Days 125.00
4 Days 165.00
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Camp Rocks

The Gravity Vault’s week long summer camp is a perfect option for kids 7-14 years old who can’t get enough climbing. The five full days of climbing, including two outdoor days, are great for any level of climber. Throughout the week kids will participate in team building, rappelling and games in addition to a ton of top-roping and bouldering! Register before June 1st to take advantage of our Early Enrollment pricing!
Early Enrollment 550.00
Regular Enrollment 599.00
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Junior Climbing Teams

For kids who want to take climbing to the next level, they can try out for Team Vault. We offer 3 levels of climbing teams based on ability that practice 1-2 times a week. Team members train together with our coaches to improve their climbing skills and overall fitness. They also may compete both individually and as a team in both Bouldering and Sport Climbing competitions governed by USA Climbing.
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Intermediate Climbing Team (Ages 7-19)

The Intermediate Team is comprised of individuals that have limited climbing experience and are interested in taking climbing to the next level. They need to have basic knowledge of top roping and bouldering as well as have the ability to effectively use their feet to position their body while climbing.

Climbers Ability: 5.8-5.10; V0-V2

*Climbers need their own equipment.

135.00 / month
Advanced Climbing Team (Ages 7-19)

The Advanced Team is comprised of individuals who have a well-rounded climbing technique. They will undergo an intensive training program that includes: stretching, cross training and developing advanced climbing skills. As a feeder program for our Competitive Climbing Team, this group will be tested physically and mentally both on and off the wall..

Climbers Ability: 5.10-5.11; V1-V4

*Climbers need their own equipment.

185.00 / month
Competitive Climbing Team (Ages 7-19)

The Competitive Team is comprised of the strongest climbers. These climbers follow a rigorous training program suited for athletes competing at the national level. Not all members need to compete in the USA Climbing Program to qualify for the team; they may choose to only boulder or top rope. They will be given workouts to maximize their strength, stamina, technique and problem solving skills.

Climbers Ability: 5.11-5.13; V3-V10+

*Climbers need their own equipment.

240.00 / month

Group and Team Building Events

We can accommodate any size group. Our instructors will tailor team building exercises and rock climbing to meet your group or organizations' needs. Call or stop into a Gravity Vault near you to get pricing and learn how your group or team can reach new heights!

Lead Climbing Class

If you have never led before, or it's been a while since you have, this class is for you! In our lead climbing class you will learn all the fundamentals of lead climbing and belaying for indoor sport climbing. Belay techniques covered include: feeding rope while climbing, feeding rope while clipping, rope management, stick clipping, dynamic belay techniques with a Petzl Gri Gri device. The lead climbing portion covers topics such as: risk management, proper movement around the rope while climbing, clipping technique. Pre-Requisites: Must be Top Rope Belay Certified and capable of climbing a 5.9+/5.10 consistently.
Per Participant 59.00
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Technique Class

Been to the gym a few times and feel like you’re thrashing your way to the top? Seen experienced climbers “make it look easy”, and want that flow? Feel stuck at your current grade and not sure how to bump to the next level? Technique Class is for you!
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Fight Gravity

In this one day class you will learn how to find and use your center of gravity through proper foot and hand technique, allowing you to “flow” up the walls. This increased efficiency will allow you to save energy and link more difficult sequences.

Some techniques to be covered include: Back-steps, Flags, Perching, and Heel Hooks.

Per Participant 45.00 / *Member Discount Applies

CWI Certification

The Climbing Wall Instructor Certification Program is laid out by the Climbing Wall Association. The certification standards are intended to promote industry self-regulation and assist owner/operators of climbing facilities in the management and operation of those facilities by establishing consistent, observable, and minimum criteria for evaluating climbing wall instructors. CWA certification standards have been released after a public review process and pertain to technical skills and teaching of technical climbing skills only. This course is offered to the public occasionally throughout the year, and can be set up privately for groups of 4 or more. Call for pricing and reservations.
Per Participant 245.00
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Route Setting Clinic

Have you ever wanted to set your own climb? Did you ever wonder how route setters come up with so many unique climbs and moves? This clinic provides a brief breakdown of what setters must think about when making new climbs and gives climbers a chance to set their very own boulder problems!
Per Participant 99.00
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Pack and Troop Climbing

Best for Cub Scouts, Daisies and Brownies. This is a 90 minute climbing session where scouts will learn climbing commands, safety rules, and top rope techniques in a fun safe environment with our instructors. Ages: 5+
Per Participant 24.00

Scout Leader Training

For leaders we offer our Belay Certification Class, this is a 2 hour class where you will learn about belaying, knot tying, top roping, safety rules and verbal commands. All the necessary equipment is included.(Must be at least 14 years old to take this class.)
Per Participant 35.00

Boy Scouts - Climbing Merit Badge

This is a 6 hour long class where scouts earn the Boy Scout Merit Badge. All necessary equipment is included and our merit badge counselor will complete all the blue cards. All points of the official B.S.A handbook will be covered during the class in a fun, safe environment. Ages: 11-17 (Minimum of 5 Participants)
Per Participant 69.00

Girl Scouts - Climbing Fun Patch

In this class, Girl Scouts will learn climbing commands and safety, equipment basics, knot tying, top-rope and traversing techniques all in a fun, safe environment. Ages: 7+
Per Participant 39.00

Venture Scouts - Mountaineering Elective

This program is a 2 day class with each day hosting a 2 hour session to cover all points of the official Venturing Ranger Handbook. Ages: 14+ (Minimum of 5 participants required)
Per Participant 49.00

Gift Certificates

From Day Passes to Memberships to Staff Belayed Climbing Sessions - we offer gift certificates for every program! Give us a call to learn more about giving the gift of climbing!