The Missner Group completed a 25,000 square foot climbing and fitness facility for First Ascent at 3516 N. Spaulding Avenue.
First Ascent is a local, community-focused climbing gym catering to climbers of all levels throughout the Chicagoland area. The new building, constructed by The Missner Group, features climbing, yoga and a fitness center.
The facility includes a 60’ high climbing area with Walltopia-designed climbing terrain, top rope and lead walls with overhangs, roofs, slabs and cracks; 5,000 square feet of stand-alone bouldering with caves, prows and overhangs; and a yoga studio.
Construction also included a 7,000 square foot mezzanine for a training center with system boards and slacklines, as well as a full-body fitness area. The center also includes a café, pro-shop, locker rooms and community spaces.