Hands That Hold The Future: Setting the BMC/MCofS Junior Boulder Cup 2015

Bristol was chosen to host the finals of the BMC/MCofS Junior Boulder Cup 2015, with the event being hosted at Bloc. I spent some time getting an insight into the fascinating pre- and post-event processes behind putting on such an event, and of course a crucial part of this process is the route setting. Although [...]

NOTICE: TCA’s November Comp now in December.

Due to a calendar clash between TCA and Bloc, TCA were able to move their always fantastic competition to the 12th of December. This undoubtably helps the climbers and patrons of both walls, so a big thanks from the scene to TCA. More info here

TCA Winter Competition Dates

We are a bit behind the curve here and we apologise (better late than never though) Check out the competition dates for TCA's winter series below. Please remember there are only a few of us maintaining this association and site so any help or spotting of mistakes would be a MASSIVE HELP. Get in touch [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

Corporate Competition at Bloc

Last Friday saw another fantastic little corporate competition that I held at Bloc climbing centre, with around 40 competitors its was not the biggest comp we have held but without doubt the most fun and I hope for all the climbers the most memorable. The all important (and expensive!) Trophy It was all to [...]

By | February 20th, 2015|Bristol Climbing Competitions|0 Comments

The Bristol Climbing Centre Host Schools Competition

16 schools visited The Bristol Climbing Centre yesterday to compete against each other in a lead, top rope, circuits and! bouldering competition. This yearly event is always a massive one and this one did not disappoint.

By | January 30th, 2015|Bristol Climbing Competitions|0 Comments