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What Am I?: The Polar Express

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A route on the 40-foot climbing wall, the most prominent feature in the new Peter Buck Center for Health and Fitness that is already a huge draw across campus. Since the Buck Center opened in September, more than 200 individual climbers have signed in to use the wall. Made of a concrete structural composite, and currently fixed with around 300 holds, the wall is now marked with dozens of climbing routes of wide-ranging difficulty. "The Polar Express" is rated V2 (intermediate).