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

Bouldering Kit 101

So you've been to the wall once with a mate, and you're keen as a dog to climb as much as you can. A great way to get off to a good start with your climbing is to get your own equipment. But as with anything requiring gear it's easy to lose out by buying [...]

By | June 21st, 2015|Articles, Bouldering, Climbing|0 Comments

Deepwater soloing in Abercastle Harbour

Climbing Coaching Prices What a gem of a crag, a perfect place for anyone wanting to start climbing, deep water solo style (above the sea with no ropes). Abercastle Harbour, up from St davids but below Fishguard is a small, sleepy village. Surrounding the edges of the harbour is [...]

By | June 18th, 2015|Climbing, Deep Water Soloing|0 Comments

Attention: Climbers required for University Project.

Joakim Sveen is undertaking a MSc at the University of Gloucestershire in Sports Performance. His study looks at the differences between Sports Climbers and Boulderers, with the aim of facilitating specific training for each. Please see the attached poster for more information.

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

inspiring and helping young people through climbing

Tonight saw the first official meeting of what will hopefully go on to be a charity organisation with the aim of bringing young people who may be struggling in society and at home into climbing, climbing indoor and out. The charity will use climbing as a way to break down barriers, engage those who need [...]

By | June 8th, 2015|Climbing|Comments Off on inspiring and helping young people through climbing

Dylan becomes a climbing rockstar

Hanging out at Bloc after work last week I found myself with some spare time and my D700 camera,  having wanted to get around to playing with the film function and the editing side of things this was the perfect time, it was also a bonus because Dylan, Ron son was in, he was climbing, skating and training (well training for [...]

By | June 7th, 2015|Climbing|0 Comments