Contrary to what one might assume, rock climbing is not the opposite of rock tumbling, though it is still inadvisable to enjoy both activities concurrently. Learn to tumble upward with today's Groupon: for $12, you get an introductory package at The Edge Rock Gym (a $25 value).
The Edge Rock Gym's ascent-minded instructors give a leg up to would-be rock climbers, initiating athletes through all-inclusive introductory packages taught within their indoor rock climbing gym. After touring the facility during gym orientation and learning the ins and outs of top rope belaying, climbers take to the wall for a challenging, safe full-body workout, shaking up tired fitness routines involving scaling telephone poles and suction-cupping up skyscrapers. Experienced climbing instructors field queries from first-time climbers, sharing advice on foot placement and positioning with patience and precision. Each introductory package equips climbers with all the gear needed to get started grabbing vertical handholds, including a harness, shoes, chalk bag, belay device, and package of cake mix with high-altitude baking instructions.
The Edge Rock Gym
To conquer a rockface is to overcome both mental and physical fatigue, and while everyone must make their way to the top on their own, every climber is part of a community. That's why The Edge Rock Gym has such a wealth of offerings, both on and off the wall.
Of course, the main draw at The Edge is its 8,500 square feet of climbing space. There, seasoned rock masters and neophytes alike can find plenty of opportunities to test their skills with top-roping, lead-climbing, and bouldering areas. To keep things interesting, nationally certified setters frequently update the routes. And those looking for structured classes can learn safety skills and rock-scaling techniques from experienced climbers.
But building a community requires more than just high ceilings and long ropes. That's why The Edge Rock Gym also fills it schedule with a host of fitness classes, including yoga, Pilates, and TRX. And between climbs and classes, visitors can just hang out and unwind at the foosball and ping-pong tables.