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 [...]

Tonight’s Event: A Night for Nepal

Tonight is the "Night for Nepal" event. Ring Standfords in Bristol to check last minute ticket availability, don't miss out on some great wilderness lectures and a way to support Nepal in its time of need.   "A Night for Nepal is an event hosted by the University of Bristol Mountaineering Club with Wilderness Lectures [...]

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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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!      

Full Results from Bloc’s Bouldering Competition (29/1/15)

Last night saw the most exciting competition event held at Bloc to date, with plenty of old faces making an appearance and showing us they never lost a single point of style or strength, most notably Adam Mullholand. Adam coming back out of retirement only to steam into 11 place on his first climbing competition [...]