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Similar to most businesses, our costs increase annually, from operating expenses like ropes and climbing holds to wage increases, rent, and everyday facility maintenance.Rocks and Ropes and the BLOC climbing + fitness have a long and appreciable history of utilizing our revenue to continually improve the quality of the user experience for our members. ItContinue Reading

COVID19 protocol update 6/21

COVID19 protocol update 6/21

Hello Tucson climbers! Beginning on Monday, June 21st we will make protective face masks optional for all fully vaccinated individuals in our facilities. We know that many of you have been looking forward to this date, and we thank you for your patience as we have tried to navigate this as mindfully as possible. ThisContinue Reading

Changes starting 5/31

Changes starting 5/31

We will be increasing our maximum occupancy at both locations starting on Monday, May 31st. In addition, we will be removing the 6pm closure and 6:30pm member session registration (at the BLOC ONLY) starting Monday, May 31st. We are still requiring protective face masks at all times. We trust that our customers can start anContinue Reading

May 2021 access/policy updates

May 2021 access/policy updates

Hello Tucson. We hope you are enjoying these lovely cool mornings, especially knowing that the Sonoran summer heat is coming! First, thank you to all of our members who gave feedback on our in-house survey several weeks back; it helped guide our discussion as the pandemic continues to influence how we approach daily operations. WeContinue Reading

March 2021 update

March 2021 update

We continue to be grateful for all of the support and encouraging feedback we have received over the past year. Balancing the need for a safe and comfortable indoor climbing environment with the obstacles posed by COVID19 has been challenging, but we are inspired by how our community has adapted to it all!  While weContinue Reading

Pulleys! GCAHE Installment 2

Pulleys! GCAHE Installment 2

You’ve probably heard a lot about pulleys, as rock climbers tend to put a tremendous amount of stress on these particular parts of our hands. Perhaps you’ve even injured and nursed your own A2 or A3 back from a strain or tear! Join us this Thursday evening for our second installment of Giving Climbers aContinue Reading

RE-OPEN 2.0 phase III

RE-OPEN 2.0 phase III

Hi Tucson! After two months of operating under COVID19 protocols, we are happy to report that reopening 2.0 has gone smoothly. While many weeknight climbing sessions near our limited occupancy, there is plenty of room in each facility. We’re also grateful that the feedback we’ve received has been exceedingly positive. Thank you again to ourContinue Reading

We are HealthyVerify certified!

We are HealthyVerify certified!

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