Vertical World 15036 NE 95th St, Redmond, WA98052 Vertical World opened in 1987 in Seattle, and it was the first rock climbing gym in the country. Today it has…More grown to include five locations throughout the area. The Redmond location offers classes, private parties & events, youth programs, adult programs, outdoor programs, and group climbing. Classes include Intro to Indoor Climbing, Movement & Technique Training, Lead Climbing, and Preparing for Outdoor Climbing, among other classes. The staff are friendly and always willing to help. The website offers photos, videos, links, and information about rates.