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The basics: climbing indoors

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The basics: climbing indoors

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11/07/2018

Climbing can be enjoyed on many levels. At its most spontaneous and basic, just footwear is required. On the other hand, in cold and remote locations a range of equipment and clothing is essential just for survival. It’s difficult separating the essentials from the luxuries, and impartial advice is hard to find.
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Over 60,000m logged at the Climbing4all charity fundraiser

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21/05/2018

Over 100 people climbed more than 60,000m to raise £7,000+ for charity at the Climbing4all event between 17-23 March. Many teams, through various climbing challenges, joined forces and ranged from individuals to school groups, friends and climbing clubs like the Golden Geckos.
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Climbing Centres: Become a Supporter of British Competition Climbing

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27/03/2018

Exciting times: popularity and participation of indoor climbing is booming, marching hand-in-chalk-bag with the exponential growth of climbing walls across the UK. These factors, in turn, are fuelling the number of people watching British Competition Climbing, which will undoubtedly receive a further fantastic boost in the run up to seeing climbing enter the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020.
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Leeds Climbing Wall Festival - FREE CLIMBING ALL DAY!

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23/09/2016

Head along to the Leeds Climbing Wall on the 2 October and have a go at rock climbing! You can try climbing the walls, abseiling, the rope ladder, knotted rope and volume challenges and help Leeds Climbing Wall celebrate their 20th Birthday.
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Please help keep the Rock Court climbing wall open

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22/09/2016

Since 2006 there has been a little climbing wall in a converted squash court down in Brighton. It was managed by a childrens charity and used primarily for kids with all kind of special needs, learning difficulties, disabilities, mental health issues, behavioural issues etc. Now the childrens charity is closing due to lack of funding but local activist Christine Belk wants the wall to stay open and accessible to these great kids.
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Climb with the RSPB at Rainham Marshes

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07/05/2016

The RSPB and Sport England have teamed up to get more people outdoors and active. Rainham Marshes nature reserve, just a stone’s throw away from London, now plays host to the RSPB’s first bouldering area.
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Wall operator workshop: book now

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09/03/2016

After the success of last year’s events, the Association of British Climbing Walls is pleased to announce the first event for 2016, to be held at Bloc Climbing in Bristol on 28 April. Booking is now open.
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Introduction to the NICAS scheme

27/03/2012

The National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme (NICAS) is a UK wide scheme designed to promote climbing development and accredit individual achievement on artificial climbing structures. It can be used as a starting point for people wishing to take up climbing and mountaineering. It is open to all candidates aged 7 and upwards.
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Official opening of the climbing wall at Harlech Swimming Pool

17/02/2012

The opening of the Climbing wall at Harlech Swimming Pool on the 19th January 2012. Contact Harlech Swimming Pool www.harlechpool.com.
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The Climbing Academy Glasgow

15/12/2011

Short film on the construction of Glasgow's newest climbing venue - a giant bouldering wall.
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