Intro to Bouldering

Never bouldered before? Start here. Bouldering is an exciting way to get in shape, challenge yourself, and meet new people. We’ll introduce you to the history, safety, and basic technique of this amazing sport. In addition to 90 minutes of instruction, we include 2 weeks of unlimited climbing at no extra cost. Open to ages 13 and up. Class cost is $40. Free for Annual Members.

My Perks Promotion or GroupOn users. Before finishing your class registration, enter your promo code in the promotion code field. Be sure to change the number of participants to 2 if you will be taking the class with a partner. We will only hold spots for the number of participants listed.

GroupOn users will find the promotion code directly under the bar code of the voucher as a combination of numbers and letters with no punctuation. My Perks users will find a numeric promo code.

Beyond the Basics

Stuck in a rut? Not getting any better? Perhaps it’s time to reach Beyond the Basics - a class designed for novice climbers looking to break through the learning curve.

In this class series you will learn the key to climbing your best. It’s not how strong your muscles are, but how you use them. Technique and skill will allow you to advance through the grades. This series is offered in weekly, 2-hour courses, 3 consecutive weeks each month. We supply rental shoes and chalk during the class and throw in a Month Membership for non-members so you can practice between lessons. All courses taught by Scott Leeper unless otherwise indicated.

Advanced Skills & Tactics

Expand your technical repertoire with Advanced Skills and Tactics. Learn the skills and methodology of the most capable climbers. This class introduces advanced lower body techniques, dynamic movement, and basic strength training. Includes a Month Membership for non-current members. Designed for those climbing V4 and up.

$110 for non-members. $90 for Annual Members.
Thursdays, January 8, 15, 22
The Circuit SW | 7-9 PM

Private Lessons

You’re the boss: what you want, when you want it. We cover everything from basic movement to competition and outdoor trip training.

Flexible scheduling and group rates available. E-mail for more information or sign-up below.


The Circuit is a great place for special events. Our locations feature world-class bouldering and amenities to ensure that your event will be one to remember!

Bouldering is a fun and unique way to celebrate a special occasion and strengthen team bonds. We book groups any time during business hours. Explore the gym on your own or step up the experience with one of our highly trained instructors.

We have over 45,000 square feet of space accross three Portland-area locations. The Circuit has something for everyone with a huge variety of climbing structures and problems. Call for pricing and details or email us at

Interested in renting out a party rooms? Please call for availability. $25 per hour.