The Southwest’s first independent climbing team is formed.

            GB Bouldering team member Ben West and top Mammut athlete Cailean Harker have joined forces. Cailean's move to Bristol to chase down Ben West landed him in the hub of Bristol's growing set of über-strong young climbers who were spread out across all the walls in Bristol along with, [...]

Get into Comps!

Bloc Climbing Centre in Bristol is holding another of their famous competitions tomorrow! 4/5/15. If you are unsure about how competitions work and would like a go, here is a quick guide....   The best bit about bouldering for many people is that it is laid back, accessible, and extremely sociable. Whether you are coming [...]

Ben West writes about the psychological aspects and Innsbruck European Championships 2015

The 2015 bouldering season kicked off with the first competition, the European Championships, held in Austria’s climbing capital Innsbruck.  Boy, don’t those guys know how to put on an event!   Everything  from the venue, the organisation, the problems and the crowd – was amazing!   In the lead up to this event I tried to focus on… [...]

By | June 1st, 2015|Bristol Climbing News|0 Comments

Bristol Climbing Scene Summer Boat Party 2015

Right! The tickets have gone live for the Bristol climbing Scenes first ever summer party! see the link below. This year we are setting sail on the Tower Bella for a trip up and down the river with music, beers, friends and the normal bristol banter. (3hrs). then perhaps for those keen for a bit [...]

25/5/15 Bank Holiday Opening Times

Here are the opening times for Bristol centres this Monday: Bloc:            10am - 8pm Redpoint:  10am - 10pm TCA:            10am - 10pm UCR:            9.30am - 6pm   Enjoy your day off!      

Training Cake

This recipe was taken from Tribeofc. It looked so good I had to copy it my site if only so as to remember to make it later. Thanks Callum for sharing the recipe, I can wait to make it. Keep an eye on TribeofC for everything to do with Riding, Cycling, Climbing and food. Cake [...]

By | May 12th, 2015|Bristol Climbing News|0 Comments

Bristol Climbing Centres School Holiday Opening Times

Undercover Rock Mon to Fri: 9.30am - 10pm Sat & Sun: 9.30am - 6pm The Climbing Academy Mon to Fri: 10am - 10pm Sat & Sun: 9am - 6pm Redpoint Bristol Mon to Fri: 10am - 10pm Sat & Sun: 9am - 6pm Bloc Climbing Centre Mon to Fri: 10am - 10pm Sat & Sun: [...]

By | March 30th, 2015|Bristol Climbing News, Indoor Climbing Walls|0 Comments

Yan Hawkins Mix from a Comp in Feb 2015

Yan, as always smashed out a great set at Bloc in February for their Corporate Competition. Listen, Share and let Yan know what you think. Corporate Comp Mix - Yan Hawkins by Steve Winslow on Mixcloud

By | March 17th, 2015|Bristol Climbing News|0 Comments

The Portway 5 Closer Dates announced!

Our friends at have announced 5 dates that the portway is to be shut or closley named open for the public and not the cars.     Portway Sunday Park (Bath Bristol Marathon) 25 October Portway Sunday Park (Bristol Half Marathon) 13 September at 15:00 Portway Sunday Park (Bristol's biggest Bike Ride) 21 June Portway Sunday [...]

By | March 12th, 2015|Bristol Climbing News|0 Comments

ClimbBristol enters a new phase

The project ClimbBristol which aims to bring climbing to the conversation whenever Avon Gorge is considered along with cleaning, fixing and renewing fixed protection is entering new phase. ClimbBristol is soon to be leaving its phase of a BMC funded operation and is to become a volunteer and crowdfunded association. The project has been a huge success, drawing on [...]

By | February 17th, 2015|Avon Gorge, Bristol Climbing News, Rock Climbing|0 Comments