Announcing the Bristol Climbers Xmas Party 2015

This year has seen the first ever annual Bristol climbers summer boat party and will see the 4th climbers Christmas party. Year on year this has escalated and can only be called a great success we hope this one will be as well. The aim, as with all of Bristol Climbing Scenes actions is to bring [...]

Cailean Harker Explains His A2 Pulley Rupture

By Cailean Harker (Sponsored by Mammut) - Original article on A2 pulley rupture This summer I had a 5 week bouldering trip to the Rocklands in South Africa booked. It promised to be the trip of a life time. I had prepared well with my training. I was feeling fit, strong and healthy. For the [...]

By | October 26th, 2015|Articles, Bouldering, Climbing|0 Comments

How Do We Better Represent Women In Extreme Sports

  These questions were asked of Steve Winslow and the other panel speakers at the recent Shextreme.tv film festival, Steve has written up his answers and shared them with us. 1. What does this topic of the representation of women in extreme sports mean to you? A greater representation of women in all extreme sports [...]

By | October 25th, 2015|Articles, Interviews|0 Comments

The world’s first ever film festival dedicated to celebrating women in extreme sports

Bristol's next event is the Shextreme film festival on the 9th of October. An action packed film night showing the best in female created and starred in films. See what the team from Shextreme  say about the event below. shextreme-film-festival - Ext. Link   'You were once wild here. Don't let them tame you.' - Isadore [...]

By | October 6th, 2015|Bristol Climbing Events, Bristol Climbing News|0 Comments

Behind the Books

  A brief look at where British rock books first started, and where they are heading to. Lurking behind your climbing destination guidebook are human specimens which devote hours upon hours, months upon months, to enable us to reach our rock havens. In the past 50 years, guidebooks have changed dramatically all around the world. Before [...]

By | October 3rd, 2015|Articles, Bristol Climbing News|0 Comments

ClimbUp gets going (Official Press Release)

New Bristol based charity kicks off with great promise. ClimbUp Bristol is an idea inspired by a group of local climbers to give young people in danger of social exclusion a route back into mainstream life. Visit us at @ www.climbup.org.uk The charity offers students one to one mentoring from an experienced climber, the simple [...]

By | September 25th, 2015|Bristol Climbing News|0 Comments

Adult Bouldering Comp at Redpoint

Redpoint are hosting their first bouldering competition of the winter/autumn season and we are keen, well keen! Staring at 6.30pm with a wide range of graded climbs for all abilities, this is an event not to miss.

By | September 21st, 2015|Bristol Climbing News|0 Comments

Yoga for Bristol climbers with Ness yoga

Yoga is the perfect partner to climbing and its a great way to balance your body! The yoga for climbers workshop is a chance for Bristol climbers to experience how yoga can enhance their climbing. When yoga is practiced regularly it can help to increase your flexibility and mobility. You will learn the basics of [...]

By | September 21st, 2015|Bristol Climbing Events, Bristol Climbing News|0 Comments

Wed, 9-9-15, Climbing Comp at Bloc

Bloc are hosting their first climbing competition of the winter season. On Wednesday the 9th of September, starting at 5pm all are welcome to visit and try out 20 great problems and if you strong enough for the final another 3 for the men and 3 for the women. Qualification finishes at 8.30 with the final [...]

Junior British Bouldering Championship Photos and Results

For those of you that missed the Junior British Bouldering Championships at Bloc recently but want to catch up check out Max Ayrton's photos from the event for a visual recap and the BMC website for the JBBC results. BCS was lucky enough to grab an interview with arguably 2 of the best route-setters around. Yan and Alex [...]