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Indoor Climbing Walls Rock Climbing 

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Location: 42.0543, -93.48844 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Bill McKirgan, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Bill McKirgan on Dec 14, 2013
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Iowa has many indoor climbing walls. Some are open to the public and others are private. Some require membership, or a daily use fee, and may ask you to read and sign a waiver. Other indoor facilities are very informal and by invitation only. These are typically smaller in size and protected with bouldering pads and excellent attentive spotting.

Please feel free to contribute information about your indoor climbing wall. It could be a public university wall or something you set up at home. This is the place to share information about Iowa Indoor Climbing Walls.

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Right-most-Arete 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Iowa : Indoor Climbing Walls : University of Iowa Recreati...
This is the right-most route on the wall. This route and the one to the left has many 'natural' features, and plastic holds are typically spread-out. This climb provides a good sense of exposure, and the top provides a good view of the length of the wall....[more]   Browse More Classics in Iowa

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By Bill McKirgan
From: Cedar Rapids, IA
Sep 30, 2014
I'm thinking about removing the indoor climbing pages.
At least the 'route' pages.

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