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The 6 Best Indoor Rock Climbing Facilities in New York

Getty Images The best indoor climbing facilities in New York The temperature outside is still freezing and if you’re like me, you’re probably looking to do something to shelter from the winter cold. It’s a great way to spend time with family and friends while finding a new hobby or just having a good laugh. […]

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Brit gran who started rock climbing at 93 is ‘never tried before’

Exclusive: Marie Dorbin scaled a 26ft high indoor rock wall for the first time on her birthday and said: ‘It was something inside me just waiting to come out’ Marie Dorbin with Craggy Island instructor Beth McFarlane Thrill seeker Marie Dorbin took up rock climbing… at the age of 93. The great-grandmother scaled a 26-foot-tall […]

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The climbing concept is coming to Westbury Shopping Center

The Gravity Vault, a climbing entertainment concept, arrives at the Samanea New York shopping complex in Westbury. Gravity Vault has leased 18,119 square feet of space on the mall’s second floor, where it will have climbing walls up to 45 feet high. This will be the second Long Island location for Gravity Vault, which opened […]

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Perth climbing center The Hangout to close under WA vaccination mandate

A popular rock climbing center in WA will close after nearly three decades in protest against the state’s strict vaccine mandate. The Hangout Indoor Rock Climbing Center has told customers that after 26 years at Bayswater it refuses to ‘participate in any form of segregation’ by requiring proof of vaccination from customers. Premier Mark McGowan […]

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Climb at Shaker Rocks Indoor Climbing Center

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio – Did you know that Shaker Heights is home to one of the largest indoor rock climbing facilities in northeast Ohio? It’s called Shaker Rocks, and it’s a 17,000 square foot rock climbing playground. Don’t worry about skill level; Shaker Rocks is for everyone. Beginners can try the Taste of Climbing program. […]

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Nonprofit aims to introduce at-risk youth to rock climbing

Resting between routes, Ted Pappageorge sat on the white chalk-stained climbing gym crash pads, overwhelmed by his surroundings. An acrobat twirls in the air, suspended by a silk fabric. Beneath her, inside a cave of indoor routes, a group of climbers walked through yoga poses, guided by an instructor. On the walls all around him, […]

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Climbing evolves you physically and mentally – here’s how

Ready to climb to new heights and build some serious muscle at the same time? Maybe it’s time to try rock climbing. If you are unfamiliar with this popular sport, rock climbing will challenge you both mentally and physically and is also considered a full body workout. We asked top experts to explain how beginners […]

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Opening of a new climbing gym in The Hill, focused on community building

One of the largest climbing gym communities in the country, Movement, is opening a new location in our neighborhood. It opens at The Hill near Walnut Hill and Central Expressway on October 9 at 10 a.m. The new facility offers indoor rock climbing, an equipment store, a boutique-style yoga studio, and multi-level cardio and strength-training […]

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Shrewsbury teenager takes part in national rock climbing competition

By Morgan Hume, Contributing author Anshul Dadwal is an outdoor rock climber.(Photo/Courtesy Udai Dadwal) SHREWSBURY – As Olympians took part in the rock climbing at the Olympics last summer, a teenager from Shrewsbury was putting his climbing skills to the test here at home. Anshul Dadwal, now a senior at Saint John’s High School, has […]