The Hive is a climbing gym that doesn't involve rope or belaying techniques. The sort of climbing on offer here is known as bouldering, and it's a pursuit that comes naturally to many humans. It's based on the scrambling, no-holds-barred sort of clambering over rocks and up trees that children love to do.
The staff are friendly, pointing novices to the best beginner routes. There's something for every level of experience, including complete beginners, and more complex and demanding routes for the experienced. You can learn at your own pace. Happily, the floor is covered with padding for soft landings.
The gym is a little out of the way but not too far from a subway.
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