Gripstone Climbing Coming to Olympic City

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Gripstone Climbing
Colorado Springs, CO

Specs: 20,000-square-foot facility includes ropes, boulders, auto-belays, and IFSC regulation speed routes (50-foot walls). Additional amenities include a fitness area with treadmills, elliptical machines, and free weights. Outside features a Panera next door and other restaurants nearby. Colorado Springs is currently home to the United States Olympic and Paralympic Training Center, an expansive campus that includes gymnasiums, training rooms, laboratories, and housing for Olympic athletes.

Walls: Entre-Prises

Development Word of Mouth: “Playing on the Olympic City [aspect of Colorado Springs], and now that 2020 is coming with climbing in the Olympics, we need that quality [climbing] in the Olympic City.” — Derek Waggoner, co-owner.

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