Events & Updates


South End Parking

If you’re planning to visit our South End location, parking can be tricky. As much as we wish we had a large parking lot available for our customers, space is at a premium in this bustling part of town. With some planning, you can easily find a spot to park nearby. To help make your… Read more »


Inner Peaks Matthews Expansion Update

  Matthews Phase 2 is OPEN!! Our Matthews Phase 2 project is officially finished! Phase 2 yields a 55′ extensive lead cave, instructional rappel platform, and a regulate speed wall. Inner Peaks Matthews Phase 2 officially opened on Tuesday, August 1st. There will be no auto belays on the new Phase 2 walls. The minimum… Read more »



QUEER CLIMB NIGHT Queer Climb Night at Inner Peaks: A Celebration of Community and Adventure!  At Inner Peaks, we believe that climbing transcends physical boundaries—it’s about conquering challenges, fostering connections, and celebrating everyone’s climbing journeys. Our Queer Climb Night is a testament to this ethos. Held on the last Tuesday of every month, this event brings together climbers… Read more »


2024 Break the Nose Scores are LIVE!

Hello IP Community and Friends alike! 🤘 A massive shoutout to everyone who brought the hype to the 2024 Break the Nose Climbathon for CCC! Guess what? Your registrations made waves, and Inner Peaks was able to proudly donate $2500 for the Carolina Climber’s Coalition! 🌟 In case you’re wondering what CCC is all about,… Read more »


FROST FRENZY Boulder League

      Event: ​Frost Frenzy Boulder League 2024​       Date of Event: ​January 22nd – February 16th​ ​ Overview: ​​Frost Frenzy Boulder League will take form as 4 weeks of friendly competition at each location. Participants will climb the new boulder sets each week with a team! Teams of 3 will compete… Read more »


Break The Nose

  Event: ​Break The Nose​  Date of Event: ​January 27th​, 2024  Overview: ​Break The Nose is an 8-hour rope climbing fundraising competition for the Carolina Climbers Coalition. ​Teams of 2 climbers will challenge themselves to gain as many vertical feet as possible during the comp. The ”Nose” is in reference to the 31-pitch trad climb… Read more »


Clash of the Corn Bouldering Comp

Get ready to kernel your way to the top at Clash of the Corn! 🌽🧗‍♂️ Join us on November 19th at Inner Peaks Matthews from 11am-2pm, where boulderers will be popping and dropping like buttered corn on the cob. It’s a-maize-ing fun you won’t want to miss! 🌽🎉 Why are we doing this? Because it’s… Read more »


Autobelays Are Back!

Auto Belays Are Back!


GRAND RE-OPENING: Matthews Phase 2

JOIN US on Saturday, September 9th, to celebrate Matthews Phase 2! CLIMBING | FOOD | GAMES | VENDORS | COMMUNITY WHAT: Celebration of Matthews Phase 2! Climbing, Food, Games, Vendors and more!WHEN: Saturday, September 9, 2023 | 2pm-7pmWHERE: Inner Peaks Matthews Members Bring your friends to the gym for FREE! Gather your squad and come to Inner Peaks… Read more »


6th Annual QCBB – Scores



Matthews Bouldering Comp – Member Appreciation Week 2023

Only at Matthews for Member Appreciation, we will be hosting a competition for the whole week, July 31-August 4! General Info:-Open gym bouldering comp concept where every climb in the new set is available for points, and you have Monday-Friday to do the entire set.-The comp is a week-long. For the week after the QCBB/member… Read more »


Member Appreciation Week | July 31 – August 4

As we flip the calendar to a new and exciting week, we are thrilled to kick off a truly special event – Membership Appreciation Week! This week is all about celebrating you – our incredible community of members who have been the pillars of our success and the heart of our organization. From the very… Read more »


Climbing Collective Acquires Inner Peaks

Press Release:                                                                                                     January 23, 2023 Climbing Collective Acquires Inner Peaks Climbing Collective is excited to welcome Inner Peaks Climbing and Fitness (“Inner Peaks”) to its group of regional climbing gym brands. Inner Peaks is the leading operator of indoor climbing facilities in Charlotte, North Carolina, and joins… Read more »


6th Annual: Queen City Boulder Bash

Join us for the 6th Annual Queen City Boulder Bash, the ultimate bouldering competition that combines skill, excitement, and a whole lot of fun! WHAT: Citizens Bouldering CompetitionWHEN: Saturday, July 29th | 12pm-8pmWHERE: Inner Peaks South EndCATEGORIES: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced QCBB Registration Early Registration: June 26 – July 3 *All participants who take advantage of… Read more »


Help Wanted: Climbing Coach/Youth Instructors (Part-Time)

Help Wanted! Must be at least 16 years of age! Inner Peaks Youth Climbing Coaches and Youth Recreation Instructors Program Staff are responsible for facilitating, supervising, coaching, and instructing youth registered for Inner Peaks Team and After School Recreation Programs. Staff within these programs will be expected to work cross-functionally between competitive and non-competitive opportunities…. Read more »


Help Wanted: Climbing Instructor/Guide (Part-Time)

Help Wanted! The Climbing Instructor/Guide will facilitate, supervise, guide, and instruct Inner Peaks members and participants through climbing classes at all levels, including Introduction to Bouldering, Intermediate Bouldering, Intro to Top Rope Climbing, Intro to Rope Climbing Technique, Introduction to Lead Climbing, and more as class opportunities grow! Expectations Provide outstanding customer service to customers,… Read more »


Help Wanted: Group Programs/Birthday Party Staff (Part-Time)

Help wanted! This position will facilitate, supervise, guide, and instruct Inner Peaks Youth Large Groups, Adult Large Groups, and Birthday Parties Expectations Provide outstanding customer service to customers, guests, and group participants. Maintain a professional appearance and attitude.  Manage group flow and organization through leadership and communication with co-staff. Demonstrate an upbeat and outgoing attitude… Read more »


Matthews Grand Re-Opening Promotions!

The Grand Re-Opening of Matthews is just around the corner! We are thrilled to announce the re-opening of our Matthews location after our recent Phase 2 construction. To celebrate this exciting milestone, we are offering two irresistible promotions as our way of giving back to the community! BOGO Day Pass Deal – Matthews Exclusive! As… Read more »


Matthews Exclusive: BOGO Day Pass Deal!

Experience the thrill of rock climbing at our Matthews location with our limited-time BOGO Day Pass Deal. As we continue to grow and enhance our facility, we want to give back to our incredible community with this exclusive offer. Buy one Day Pass, and get another one absolutely FREE! Available June 1 – June 30,… Read more »


NO JOIN FEE! Limited Time Membership Deal

Join Inner Peaks Today & Save: No Join Fee June 1 – June 30! Are you ready to take your climbing journey to new heights? Inner Peaks is thrilled to announce an exclusive limited-time promotion: NO JOIN FEE when you purchase a Membership June 1 – June 30! This unbeatable offer allows you to dive… Read more »

Inner Peaks Instagram Giveaway visual. Winner will receive 1 FREE Month Membership.


Instagram Giveaway

We are excited to announce an Instagram Giveaway to all our amazing followers as a way to express our gratitude for your support and to attract new individuals to our rock climbing gym. Our goal is to provide an exhilarating experience while fostering a strong and engaged community of climbers. We are offering one lucky… Read more »


Instagram Account: Hacked

Valued Members and Customers, We want to inform you that we were hacked late last night, May 7th, and have temporarily lost access to our Instagram account. We understand the importance of social media as a communication channel between Inner Peaks and our members/guests. However, please rest assured that our members will only be impacted… Read more »


Summer Membership Deal – 2023

Looking for a great way to stay active this Summer while saving money? Inner Peaks Rock has got you covered with our Summer Membership! Limited Time Only! We are excited to offer our Summer Membership deal, available for purchase from April 28 to May 8. This 3-month membership gives you full access to our gym… Read more »


Reel Rock 17 Film Fest

Three heart-stopping new world-premiere films. Get ready for an exciting evening of adventure and beer! Join us at Divine Barrel Brewing in Noda for a screening of Reel Rock 17, the latest edition of the acclaimed rock climbing film series on Friday, March 24th from 6PM – 9PM. Immerse yourself in the world of climbing… Read more »


Help Wanted: FT Head Routesetter

Head Routesetter is a leadership position that reports directly to the Director of Routesetting. A Head Setter demonstrates professionalism by showing up on time, modeling a good work ethic for the junior setters, and completing management tasks on time. A good Head Setter is as passionate about mentoring and training beginning routesetters as they are… Read more »


March Membership Retail Special!

March is just around the corner, and we’re feeling pretty lucky at Inner Peaks! We want to share the luck this month with a Members Only March Special. When you take one of our classes: You’ll receive 20% off of a retail purchase that same day! This discount will only be eligible to be redeemed… Read more »


Old Climbing Rope Donation Drive

Do you have old climbing ropes lying around? Consider donating them to All Pups Deserve A Home, a local developing non-profit animal rescue. For the month of February, Inner Peaks will be serving as a donation drop-off point for old climbing ropes, which will be repurposed into leashes by Dyanna DaSilva, organizer of All Pups Deserve… Read more »


Teams Closet

We are looking for gear donations to help support our teams! Our youth team program has some serious rockstars, bringing them to Nationals yearly, along with multiple of our climbers representing the US at international competitions! However, getting into competitive climbing can be expensive, and we’d like to help make it more accessible. Inner Peaks… Read more »


Help Wanted: PT Birthday Staff

Primary Duties: Facilitate and Supervise Inner Peaks Birthday Parties Maintain a professional appearance and attitude Demonstrate an upbeat and outgoing attitude to all, parents and climbers alike Demonstrate a willingness to help with tasks (helping carry in presents, party supplies, cutting the cake, handing out pizza, etc. Group Management Supervise all climbers Belay participants during… Read more »


Queer Climb Night!

QUEER CLIMB NIGHT Queer Climb Night at Inner Peaks: A Celebration of Community and Adventure!  At Inner Peaks, we believe that climbing transcends physical boundaries—it’s about conquering challenges, fostering connections, and celebrating everyone’s climbing journeys. Our Queer Climb Night is a testament to this ethos. Held on the last Tuesday of every month, this event brings together climbers… Read more »


Saturday, September 24th, Morning Yoga Class

Ready for another opportunity to flow on the big blue mats at South End?! Well, wait no further. On Saturday, September 24th from 8:00am – 9:00am, the session will be led by Henry Davis. With a background in yoga & calisthenics, Henry is obsessed with exploring how movement can enhance wellbeing and inspire our daily… Read more »