From humble beginnings as just training for climbing rock routes, indoor climbing has grown into an incredibly popular sport. A fantastic social activity requiring minimal equipment it makes a great alternative to the monotony of gyms. With staff always on hand to provide sessions, advice and make sure everyone is climbing safely it’s easy to get involved.
The logical first step into outdoor climbing is sport climbing. Routes with bolts drilled into rock as the protection against falls. It offers fast and gymnastic climbing with only low amounts of equipment needed. Comfortable climbing shoes belay device and a harness are required, as are quickdraws for clipping the bolts and of course some quality climbing rope. A helmet is also wise – sport crags aren’t without their loose rock!