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Business trip to Fresno

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Johnny Kipp · · St Albert Alberta · Joined Aug 2016 · Points: 100

Hi All,

I'm headed to Fresno on a business trip in a couple of weeks and will be landing about 3:30 in the afternoon.
Is there anything close by to check out climbing wise that can be done before it gets too dark, or should I just stick to a gym?
And if I'm staying close to the airport, are there any good gyms nearby?

Thanks for your help,


M. Morley · · Sacramento, CA · Joined Jan 2002 · Points: 6,600

Beau Griffith · · Fresno, CA · Joined Sep 2016 · Points: 20

Metal Mark is a great gym.

I think if you're landing at 3:30 you might be SOL to climb outside. There are a few local crags but they are roughly 30-45 minutes away and involve a 10-15 minute the time you got your bags, got your car, and made it to the start of any route it'd probably be dark.

C Brooks · · Fresno, CA · Joined Feb 2015 · Points: 551

If you have a good sense of adventure, it is possible to climb the Tollhouse Traverse by headlamp.

Johnny Kipp · · St Albert Alberta · Joined Aug 2016 · Points: 100

Hey, thanks guys.

That's what I was afraid of. I might have to see if I can duck out of a meeting early in the following days to see what's out there, even if its just for a drive.

Thanks again,


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