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First Ascent Arlington Heights opens officially August 6th! Learn more about our latest, largest location and find out about pre-opening deals, early access, and more here.

FA Arlington Heights

We’re hosting USA Climbing Youth National Championships from July 18-31 at First Ascent Arlington Heights! Click below to view our resource page and find out more about the competition.

USAC Youth Nationals

We believe climbing is for all people, but there’s work to be done to make it accessible to all people. Read about the FA Foundation, our commitment to breaking down barriers to entry and creating pathways to pursue climbing for life for underserved and marginalized communities in the cities we serve.

FA Foundation

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