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New gym in Queens features massive climbing walls

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The Cliffs at Long Island City is a new gym in Queens with a focus on rock climbing.

You'll find rope climbing (or top climbing) over 50 feet high, boldering (which is done on shorter walls un-roped over gymnastic pads), traditional rappelling, and even Aussie-style rappelling (going down the wall face first), and a fitness center, according to owner Mike Woffert, an expert climber.

I decided to give it a try. You know what? It was a blast. I felt like a little kid again. And it wasn't as hard as I thought it would be. As a matter of fact, I completely forgot how high up I was. And, yes, I reached the top.

http://thecliffsclimbing.com/lic/

718-729-ROCK (7625)

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