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Whether painted like the red sandstone of natural formations or covered in swirling, abstract colors, Of Rock and Chalk's climbing walls tower up to 37 feet. Classes help newbies learn the basics behind safety ropes, climbing lingo, and what to do if you slip and realize you can fly. Advanced lessons help climbers work out specific difficulties with their form while well-padded bouldering courses help acclimate students to climbing without a harness. Patrons winding their way through every one of the facility's 46 routes can experience a range of challenging climbs.