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Hand- and foot-olds have been installed on the climbing walls at MetroRock- a new indoor climbing facility set to open on Susie Wilson Road in August. | JASON STARR

Hand- and foot-olds have been installed on the climbing walls at MetroRock- a new indoor climbing facility set to open on Susie Wilson Road in August. | JASON STARR

Rock and roll

We don’t know when exactly the state-of-the-art climbing gym, roller rink and electric go-cart track on Susie Wilson Road will open, only that the climbing gym will be first.

Known as MetroRock — a third location in a chain of gyms founded in Massachusetts — the climbing gym is complete enough to have offered The Essex Reporter a glimpse inside Monday. General Manager Matt Butler-Bugher said mid-August is a good bet for an opening day, with a grand opening festival of free climbing planned for September…READ MORE 

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