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Climb rock walls at the Boulder Yard to have get your aerial fix in Frederick. 

Looking for a bit of adventure with a view? Frederick County offers rope courses, rock climbing and even skydiving for those who want to soar to new heights.

Upward Enterprises

Upward Enterprises in Adamstown offers the chance to bond with your coworkers, friends or families while making your way through a series of rope challenges. There are more than 80 different courses, some with an added bonus of zip lines or the chance to rapel from 50 feet. All courses are meant to bring people together by making them work together to problem solve or better communicate.

The courses are open those to 8 and older. Upward Enterprise usually works with groups and offers three- and six-hour sessions.

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Boulder Yard

For those who prefer to climb indoor, check out the Boulder Yard, a relatively new rock climbing facility. Boulder Yard attempts to emulate rock climbing outside and offers 3,000 square feet of climbing opportunities.

Boulder Yard offers lessons for children as well as a competitive team for junior rock climbers to compete in rock climbing competitions.

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Daybreak Excursions

For those who prefer to rock climb outside, look no farther than Daybreak Excursions, LLC. The Thurmont-based organization offers rock climbing, rappelling, caving and kayaking. Daybreak guides will take small groups on day trips packed with outdoor adventures.

Most Daybreak destinations are within county limits, although there are some trips, especially those involving caves, which will take adventurers outside of the county.

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Heather Mongilio is the health and Fort Detrick reporter for the Frederick News-Post. She can be reached at

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