Around Livermore: Like fireworks, Val...

Around Livermore: Like fireworks, Valley Rock Gym worth rescue

There are 3 comments on the Inside Bay Area story from Jun 20, 2012, titled Around Livermore: Like fireworks, Valley Rock Gym worth rescue. In it, Inside Bay Area reports that:

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Livermore, CA

#1 Jun 20, 2012
Terrible rock gym. It couldn't exist as a private business because it wasn't worth the cost to private individuals to fund it through patronage. It shouldn't exist as a public business for us all to pay for what isn't even worth it to the patrons. It's just been a drain on the city for the past five years. It was a drain on the owner before he offloaded it onto us for even more of our money wasted. Plus it's still $14 each time if you want to actually use it!

Sunrise/ValleyRock is so bad now it's worth driving out to another rock gym if you enjoy climbing. I used to be on the youth league growing up but saw the gym get progressively worse through the years and most of the experienced climbers leave. Too bad.
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Tracy, CA

#2 Jun 23, 2012
IV never had a problem my daughter has had many private lessons and had learned how to be a great climber I love this place.
Guest

Livermore, CA

#3 Jun 25, 2012
I've been thinking about my previous post and have been feeling kind of bad about it. I may not find it to be a good rock gym anymore but it seems a lot of people in our community enjoy and appreciate it.

It's unfortunate that the gym has been incurring so many expenses that they've had to close. I hope the best for them and whoever climbs there and would like to see it be able to run on its own feet. Thanks for the memories Sunrise/ValleyRock.

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