Events & Updates


R72 USAC Youth Lead/TR QE

Saturday, March 26, 2022 Location: Inner Peaks South End- 2220 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28203 Format: Modified Redpoint Cost: $50 Registration is limited to 25 per category **Rope Inspection/Drop off: 3/25 OR DAY OF. Every lead competitor must LABEL and drop off their ropes by 6pm at Inner Peaks South End for inspection. Lead… Read more »


Warrior’s Way Falling & Commitment Clinic

Inner Peaks South End April 20 5pm-10pm & April 21 5pm-10pm Price: $125- members/ $150 – nonmembers All participants will receive: A free laminated reminder card, a reference pdf on all exercises, free follow-up email lessons. Instructor: Warrior’s Way trainer Arno Ilgner and assistant This clinic addresses fear of falling and improving commitment. We’ll do… Read more »


Matthews Community Open House Day!

Come out January 8th and enjoy FREE climbing with your friends and family! When: January 8th 12pm-7pm Where: Matthews location. 10715 Independence Pointe Pkwy. Sign up ahead of time to secure your spot!


Break The Nose- 2021

A twelve hour Climbathon for the CCC Join us on Saturday, October 23rd, as we race to the top to raise money for the Carolina Climbers Coalition! Find your favorite climbing partner and join us for a 12 hour endurance rope climbing challenge! Gain points for climbs finished, or try for the most pitches completed… Read more »


Queen’s Cup 2021

Our first ever all women’s comp! WHEN: September 25th, 3pm-8pm WHERE: Inner Peaks Matthews location (10715 Independence Pointe Parkway) OPEN TO: Competing is reserved for individuals who identify themselves as She/Her & They/Them COST: $40 REGISTER NOW! Beginner (V0-V3) Intermediate (V3-V6) Advanced (V6-V10) *Advanced must register by September 22*


Queen City Boulder Bash 2021

It’s back!! Join us on Saturday, August 7th for our 4th annual Queen City Boulder Bash! Competitors will register as beginner, intermediate, or advanced, and the top 6 male and female competitors will move on to an onsight finals round! FREE BEER and FOOD will be available after the competition! What: bouldering competitionDate: Saturday, August… Read more »


Advanced Bouldering Clinic

June 7 & 10th – Matthews LocationJune 14 & 17th – South End Location*program includes all four dates 5:30pm-8:30pm$89 – includes all four dates! Join us for an intensive two week course, with IP Instructor and V10 climber, Jackson Toth. The Advanced Bouldering Clinic is designed to help climbers identify their weaknesses and approach problems… Read more »


USAC Bouldering Regionals

Saturday, May 29th, Check-in will begin at 7amInner Peaks Matthews, 10715 Independence Point Pkwy Matthews, NC Session 1: MYD, FYD, MYC, FYC Session 2: MYB, FYB Session 3: MYA, FYA, MJR, FJR Registration: Registration will take place through the competitor’s Sport80 account. Regional registration timelines for Bouldering Regionals in all Regions (11 to 92), and… Read more »


Huck & Chuck Dyno Comp

Wednesday, May 12th @ IP South End Redpoint Round 5-7pmFinals ~7:15 pm FREE for Members (Members Only). Winner of each category, Men’s and Women’s, will win a free month of membership! The Redpoint round will consist of 15-20 dynos taped throughout the gym. You have unlimited tries on each one, just try to rack up… Read more »


Bouldering Regionals Mini Camp

A Mini-Camp with the primary focus of preparing for the Regional Championship. After more than a year away from championship events, come polish your skills and build confidence in climbing. Cost: $75 Location: Inner Peaks Matthews, 10715 Independence Pointe Pkwy Dates:May 15th Youth C/DREGISTERMay 16th Youth B/A/JREGISTER Format: 8:30 – 9:00am Camp arrival9:00 – 9:45am… Read more »


Maker’s Market + Harmonized Wall Comp

Saturday April 17th, 12pm-3pmInner Peaks Matthews Join us on Saturday April 17th in the parking lot for a FREE Maker’s Market of small businesses, artisans, and crafters in your community! We will have ~15 booths of local area vendors. The event will be outdoors in the parking lot, rain or shine. Please maintain distance from… Read more »


Valentine’s Day Special

Bring your romantic partner, first date, climbing partner, or best friend and join us for our two-for-one special: Buy one day pass, get one free + two free drink tickets to Legion Brewing! Space and tickets are limited. Bookings at both South End & Matthews apply for drink tickets.  Climbing reservations must be made in… Read more »


USAC Youth & Collegiate Sport Climbing Competition

March 22nd – April 4th Location: Inner Peaks Matthews Competitors are allowed any time during the 2 week period. Our Matthews locations hours are: Monday – Friday 12pm-4pm Walk-ins, 4pm-9pm Reservation only Saturday 10am – 6pm Reservation onlySunday 12pm- 6pm Reservation only Reservations are required from 4pm – close on weekdays, and all day on… Read more »


5 Weeks of Giving

In the spirit of the holidays, we are hosting a 5 Weeks of Giving campaign to help give back to our city! Each week for the month of December, we are collecting donation items at both IP locations for the below organizations!All you have to do is drop off some of the items requested (listed… Read more »


Member Appreciation Week

November 16th – 22nd Week-Long Offerings: Retail Sale — $15% off gear, 30% off apparel; 20% off Evolv shoes Shoe Resoling — Drop-off service through Thursday for shoe resoles by Ian King with Onsight Resoles You can drop off your shoes with a staff member at the front desk of either location starting November 16. … Read more »


USAC 2020 Youth Local

Inner Peaks USAC Youth Local November 2nd – 15th at Inner Peaks Matthews This is a new competition format with all relevant information found at There are 4 dates for competitor only climbing which are: Nov. 7th 5-8pm (30 spots) Nov. 8th 9am-12pm (30 spots) Nov. 14th 5-8pm (30 spots) Nov. 15th 9am-12pm (30… Read more »


Reopening Discounts

Upon opening, both locations will be Member/Punch Pass use only for the first phase. We are offering the following discounts to help you get back on the wall! These deals will be available from now until July 15th. 3 Month MembershipWith no join fee!Purchase three months of membership, and the join fee is waived! Your… Read more »


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COVID19 Coronavirus Update

UPDATE: May 21, 2020 The governor announced that North Carolina is moving on to Phase 2, unfortunately gyms are now not a part of Phase 2 as was originally promised. Because of this, we will not be able to reopen as soon as we had hoped. We will be sending out a more detailed update… Read more »


COVID19 Coronavirus

With the continuing spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus in the Charlotte area, it is important to us to keep our community healthy and safe. We have been actively monitoring updates, and following the guidance of the CDC, state, and county to properly respond to the evolving situation, but we need your help. What are we… Read more »


Pretty Strong Film Tour

When: *POSTPONED* (Check our social media for updates) Saturday April 4th, Doors open at 6:30 pm, Screening at 7:15Where: Inner Peaks South EndWhat: A film screening of Never Not Collective’s film Pretty StrongCost: $15/ticket. Tickets include the screening, food, and two beer tickets!All proceeds go to the Carolina Climbers Coalition! From 5.13 big walls in… Read more »


Leprechaun Smash Member Bouldering Comp

Thursday, March 12th 6pm-9pmInner Peaks Matthews Are you feeling lucky? Members! Come out to IP Matthews on Thursday, March 12th for the Leprechaun SMASH Member Bouldering Comp! Register at the front counter at either gym – three categories for male and female Male Beginner V0-V3Male Intermediate V4-V6Male Advanced V6+ Female Beginner V0-V2Female Intermediate V3-V5Female Advanced… Read more »


Warrior’s Way Bouldering Clinic with Arno Ilgner

You’re half way up the bouldering problem, pumped, and not sure if you can make the next move. Should you commit and risk a fall, or just jump off now while you’re safe? This mental training clinic will help you answer that question and much more. What you’ll learn:– Defining the “fall line” on boulders… Read more »


Warriors Way Rope Clinic with Arno Ilgner

Diminish Fear of Falling and Improve Commitment– Mental Training For Climbers Clinic The Warrior’s Way teaches how to focus attention under stress, which allows climbers to better deal with doubts and improve commitment. This clinic develops skills by practicing exercises in falling (introduced in small incremements creating appropriate progressions), awareness, movement, breathing, and resting. All… Read more »


Ascend: Women Rising Film Screening

When: Saturday, November 23rd 6 pm Beer, Food Truck, and Check-in 7 pm Screening Begins Where: Inner Peaks South End Tickets The American Alpine Club and Inner Peaks bring you Ascending Afghanistan: Women Rising. A fundraiser and film screening to benefit Ascend Athletics, an non-profit organization based out of Afghanistan. The film follows Afghanistan’s first… Read more »


Reel Rock 14 Screening

Join us on Monday, October 21st at Studio Movie Grill for our screening of Reel Rock 14, our annual fundraiser to benefit the Carolina Climbers Coalition. Doors and concessions open at 7 pm, movie will begin at 7:30. See you there! Purchase Tickets When: Monday, October 21st 7-10 pm Where: Studio Movie Grill 210 East… Read more »


Time Out Youth Raffle

We want to thank all of you whall for supporting a great cause, Time-Out Youth, by purchasing raffle tickets. And the results are in…. The One-month membership valued at $138 goes to Kale Greenan.  Kale, please give me call to let me know how to apply this for you. The Bouldering Package valued at $53… Read more »


Charlotte Pride Parade

Walk with us in the Charlotte Pride Parade! August 18th Inner Peaks will be walking in the Charlotte Pride Parade, and we want you to join us! The first 15 members to participate will receive a free Inner Peaks Pride shirt. We will also have extra t-shirts available for purchase. Sign up to walk with… Read more »


3rd Annual Queen City Boulder Bash Results

Thank you to everyone who came out and competed, at supported the competitors, at Queen City Boulder Bash on Saturday!


3rd Annual Queen City Boulder Bash

It’s back! Join us on Saturday, August 3rd for our 3rd annual Queen City Boulder Bash! Competitors will register as beginner, intermediate, or advanced, and the top 6 male and female competitors will move on to an onsight finals round! FREE BEER and FOOD will be available after the citizen’s competition. What: Citizen’s bouldering competitionDate:… Read more »