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Province Name: Gyeongsangbuk-Do
City Name: Daegu
Type of Area: Gyms

Gym size: small bouldering gym.
Cost per day: 5,000 won
Cost per month: 50, 000 won. If you get a 3 month membership the cost is 40, 000/mo.
Hours: Its open weekdays from roughly 10am - until when everybody leaves (12pm or later).
Staff: its run by a married couple. Very friendly and very cool. There was an article on them and their gym in the April issue of Climber magazine.

There is a treadmill in the stairwell, a sit up bench, and a large dumbell weight.
There are separate changing rooms for men and women. If you get a membership they will provide you with a locker.

Take the subway to Sinmae (신매), in Siji.
Exit through the number 1 exit.
Once outside, go straight approx. 100 ft. and turn right on 매호 2 길 (there is a Hyundae car dealership on the corner).
You will see a yellow sign on not too far ahead on the right side - 암벽등반 Challenger is written on the sign. The gym is in the basement.

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Comment added by bridgetkoehler on June 13th, 2012
This gym now costs 8,000 per day and 70,000 for a month membership, but the people who run it are awesome and will basically give you private lessons if you go in during the day when the gym is fairly empty.