Climbing at Tirpentwys

Wow; what a crag! Tirpentwys is an absolutely fantastic crag for those wanting to take the first steps into sport climbing outside or to push their grade from 6a/6a+ upwards with confidence. Highlights: Fantastic bolting. Easy access. 10/10 crag comfort. Almost completely solid rock with little to no chance of falling rocks. 45 minutes from [...]

By | July 14th, 2015|Climbing|0 Comments

Sport Climbing at Tirpentwys

Wow; what a crag! [su_row][su_column size="1/3"] Tirpentwys is an absolutely fantastic crag for those wanting to take the first steps into sport climbing outside or to push their grade from 6a/6a+ upwards with confidence. Highlights: Fantastic bolting. Easy access. 10/10 crag comfort. Almost completely solid rock with little to no chance of falling rocks. 45 [...]

By | July 14th, 2015|Articles, Climbing, Reviews, Rock Climbing|0 Comments

First Deep-water Soloing climbing trip of the year

The deepwater soloing seasons has kicked off for me and kicked off strong, well I had a few wobbles along the way. On-sighting the 2 classics, Animal Magnetism and Horny Little Devil, on the first session climbing above the sea this year has to be the perfect start to any DWS season. Kicking off with the a [...]

By | July 8th, 2015|Climbing|0 Comments

Climbing at Tirpentyws

Climbing at Tirpentyws, wow what a crag! We managed to sneak out of Bristol for a sunny climb this Sunday and it did not dissapoint. A absolutely fantastic crag for those wanting to either take first steps into sport climbing outside or push their grades with confidence (if climbing at the 6b to 6c mark). [...]

By | June 26th, 2015|Climbing|0 Comments

Josh sends ‘A Day Called Zero’

Local young-gun Josh Baldwin recently sent 'A Day Called Zero' at the Wave, Cheddar Gorge. It his first of the grade, so Georgia spoke to him to get the low-down on how it went.   G: How do you feel now you’ve hit the 8a milestone? J: Really happy all the training has paid off. [...]

Tips for new rock climbers venturing outside in Bristol

This article is designed to help the new outdoor rock climber find the best place to go rock climbing around Bristol. Bristol is a great place to be based if you’re a rock climber, with crags in the city itself and with great motorway links to other UK climbing spots and an international airport on [...]

By | June 12th, 2015|Articles, Climbing|0 Comments

Poppy 8b+, interview with Cailean.

We caught up with Cailean Harker to congratulate him on his recent send of 'Poppy' 8b+ at Anstey's Cove, and to get some insight into what this sort of accomplishment takes.   Callum: Congratulations on your recent send. Callum: What's poppy and where is it? : Cailean: It's a short, hard route at Ansteys cove. Ansteys [...]

Bloc’s last climbing competition results.

Mixed Qualification Results 1 Max Aryton 222 2 Jonny Kydd 203 3 Rhys Gilbert 200 4 Tommy Matthews 200 5 Pete Hall 197 6 Will Eveson 193 7 Hannah Slanney 184 8 Josh Baldwin 184 9 Jan Monks 183 10 Dan HB 180 11 Jamie MacLoed 179 12 Gareth Chalker 179 13 Maximillian Armstrong 174 [...]

Varsity 2015 UWE vs Bristol UNI

On Wednesday the 25th of March I held the Varsity 2015 climbing competition in Bristol for the UWE and Bristol UNI. It was a great event with everyone helping each other out. All the climbers, even from different teams, were helping each other throughout the entire event. I even found UWE helping to tally all [...]

By | April 2nd, 2015|Bristol Climbing Competitions|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