We took this business out of your fun collection. They’ve added several automatic belaying devices so you can do some climbing alone.

It was kind of hot inside because it is a warehouse. Beginners need to take an introductory class before they start belaying on the 43-foot climbing walls.

Dangle like a spider from an anchor 40 feet above the ground. Whatever your inner adventurer wants, you’re likely to find it amidst the rock wall jungles at one of the region’s popular climbing establishments.Though it might seem daunting, the hands-on hobby is a great workout accessible to all ages, users say. Bouldering is an equipment-free trek up a series of 17-foot walls.

Each is adorned with a few hundred “holds,” or colored pieces of molded plastic sticking out from the wall’s surface meant to support climbers’ feet and hands.

The routes are color-coded and range from novice to advanced on a scale of 0 to 7. As climbers choose holds along their routes, they need to manipulate their body in creative ways to get from one step to the next. They make careful choices about how to distribute weight and conserve energy throughout the climb.


Bouldering.

Climbers need to find patterns in the routes to plan their way to the top. Because there’s never too much weight put on any one part of the body, climbers aren’t likely to injure a knee or an ankle, staff said.


Granite Arch


Climbing an indoor 5.10b gym lead at Granite Arch Climbing in Rancho Cordova. This was an on-site lead, without even having …

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We took this business out of your fun collection. They've added several automatic belaying devices so you can do some climbing alone. It was kind of hot inside because it is a warehouse. Beginners need to take an introductory class before they start belaying on the 43-foot climbing walls. Dangle...