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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,

MetroRock, 617–387–7625,

Rock Spot, 617-333-4433,

Central Rock Gym, 617-744-0081,

Brooklyn Boulders Somerville, 617-623-6700,

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 (

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