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If you go rock climbing ...

If you go

Want to climb inside, or train for the outdoors? A number of area gyms offer instruction.

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Boston Rock Gym, 781-935-7325, www.bostonrockgym.com

MetroRock, 617–387–7625, www.metrorock.com

Rock Spot, 617-333-4433, www.rockspotclimbing.com

Central Rock Gym, 617-744-0081, www.centralrockgym.com

Brooklyn Boulders Somerville, 617-623-6700, www.bkbsomerville.com

Want to learn more about outdoor climbs in the Boston area? Check out “Boston Rocks,’’ a climbing guide written by Richard Doucette and Susan Ruff, and published by the MIT Outing Club (www.bostonrocksonline.com).

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