The walls are located in two rooms, and provide 40 ropes and over 80 climbs covering a wide range of skill levels and containing a variety of features. Features vary from slab to sustained overhang, as well as horizontal roofs,a crack and corners suitable for stemming. The base of approximately one third of the wall space was left uncovered. These walls feature the original limestone wall which makes up the foundation of the building for approximately 7 feet.
From 5.2 (Easy) to 5.12c (Hard) we have a climb for every level of athelete
Our new bouldering structure offers a 17 degree wall, a 53 degree wall, an overhanging arete and a top out option for members.
Our campus board is five feet long, and has three size rails. We have five different hang boards and two sets of rock rings with suggested workouts.
The Boiler Room is home to Canada's highest indoor climb. At 100' the chimney helps climbers develop endurance.
History of the Boiler Room
The Boiler Room, as the name suggests, once housed the heating plant for a Woolen Mill located on the west bank of the Cataraqui river. With the mill long gone, the building has become home to many local businesses, including the Boiler Room Climbing Gym. Under the guidance of engineering genius and all around great guy, Ian Kilborn, the space has been transformed into a state of the art indoor climbing facility. Some of the historical flavor of the Boiler Room has been preserved not only in the name of the gym, but in its construction as well.
The Boiler Room also provides a range of supplementary services and facilities. Change rooms, showers, lockers, equipment sales/rentals, and beverage/snack sales are all provided. Beginner and advanced lessons are available any time with a reservation and courses are offered periodically. An observation deck situated atop the bouldering cave provides an ideal viewing perspective.