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Navy Pier Reaches New Heights With Outdoor Rock Climbing Wall

A 24-foot-tall rock climbing wall comes to Navy Pier at the end of July

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    Navy Pier decided to treat itself to another gift following its 100th anniversary last week.

    The Chicago landmark is reaching new heights with the addition of a 24-foot rock climbing wall at the end of July. Originally premiering as a part of the Pier’s indoor “Winter Wonderfest,” the new attraction will move outside near the Centennial Wheel.

    According to the Navy Pier website, tickets go on sale in mid-July. The standard price to climb is $8 per person for three minutes. The only restriction is that climbers must weigh between 40 and 250 pounds.

    Three climbers are allowed to climb at a time by using the auto-belay safety system, which means there is no need for a partner, the Chicago Tribune reports.

    In addition to the rock climbing wall, Navy Pier also has the Centennial Wheel, Pepsi Wave Swinger, carousel, light tower ride and remote control boats.

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