About Moments Climbing

Our vision is to provide an excellent climbing experience for everyone. We aim to make climbing irresistible!

We intend to be the preferred climbing gym to experienced, ambitious, average and beginning climbers of all sizes and ages. Our climbing facilities will provide a high quality experience for all levels; top athletes, beginners and families. Our focus is to service local members and regular customers.

As the first company to open a transatlantic climbing facility, we aim to be the considered the world’s leading climbing gym group. We will create a community for all kinds of climbers- centered around training, learning and socializing. Our gyms will be great places to hang out; with comfortable and inviting social areas, quality cafés and a shop for all of your climbing needs.

We create unforgettable climbing experiences by having:

• Outstanding employees – experienced, competent and service minded

• Impressive offerings – quality climbing wall design, route setting, and modern facilities

• Ideal locations – close to the customers


2008- Henrik and some friends start a climbing gym in Helsinki, Finland called Kiipeilyareena, Salmisaari. It is a large, full service gym with 3000 m2 (32,300 sq ft.) climbing walls, the tallest being 29 m (95 ft).

2017- Børge starts exploring the idea of an international chain of climbing gyms. Børge and Henrik meet during this work.

2018- Kiipeillyareena opens a second gym; the bouldering gym Kalasatama. They are now the leading climbing gym chain in Helsinki/Finland.

2019- Moments Climbing takes over the majority shareholding in Kiipeilyareena. Kiipeilyareena opens a third gym in Helsinki, the bouldering gym Tammisto.

2020- Moments will establish three new climbing gyms; in Orlando/USA, Pittsburgh/USA and Bergen/Norway.

2021- Moments Climbing opens a fourth gym in Helsinki. KiipeilyAreena Ristikko is largest climbing gym in Scandinavia with olympic sized rope climbing and bouldering facilities.

2024- Moments Climbing aim to have 15+ operating facilities worldwide.