We are closed again. It's a real bummer, but let's all keep our masks on and slow the virus so that we can climb together again soon.
Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri 6AM - 11PM
Sat - Sun 8AM - 9PM
650 South Avenue 21
Los Angeles, CA 90031 
(323) 505-7000

    A huge variety of professionally-set routes up to 46 vertical feet for lead-climbing, top-roping, plus auto-belays for training solo. Read More

    Cardio machines, weights, body-weight training equipment, and yoga classes to help bring your training to the next level. Read More

    Saunas, showers, towel service, retail area, healthy refreshments, climbing library and areas to relax and hang out. Read More

    A welcoming and inclusive community committed to sharing our passion for climbing and promoting responsible outdoor ethics. Read More
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Groups & Parties

Corporate group? Scout troop? School group? Home-school group? Want to have a group activity at the Stronghold? You are welcome to use space upstairs or downstairs (before, after or during your event) to meet with your group or socialize. You will have at least two instructor/belayers. We'll provide all of the gear and instruction needed to climb the walls. Our instructors can also help you work toward your team-building goals; just let us know if the event is designed to help your group develop any particular set of skills. Pricing: $38 per climber. $304 minimum (8 climbers). To reserve, please send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your preferred time and the approximate number of climbers you anticipate. We'd love to climb with your group, and would be happy to tailor a program to suit your needs.

650 S Ave 21, Los Angeles 90031

Climbing Clinics [POSTPONED]

  • Clinics Catalog

  • Intro To Climbing I - $39

    Part I: Learn The Basics To Get Climbing Intro To Climbing I teaches you the essentials you need to start top-roping in the gym. You will learn skills such as tieing a figure eight climbing knot, and...

  • Intro To Climbing II - $49

    Part II: Expand Your Skills Intro To Climbing II builds on the essentials in the Intro to Climbing I class. You will learn different climbing movements and techniques, get an introduction to a...

  • Intro To Lead Climbing - $39 members, $78 non members

    Take the next step and learn how to safely lead climb The Stronghold's Introduction to Lead Climbing class will help you make the heady transition to the sharp end! Lead climbing involves a good...