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

First Annual Summer Boat Trip

Today is the day for Bristol Climbing scenes first ever summer party, this year it is in the form of a boat trip up the Bristol docks and river. Of course with the consistently fantastic summer weather...it's raining, and raining hard. So the game changes a little but we are a very far way from being cancelled. [...]

By | August 23rd, 2015|Bristol Climbing News|0 Comments

Summer Climbing Restrictions at Cheddar Gorge

Hopefully by now everyone will have noticed that the summer climbing restrictions at Cheddar Gorge are in place (as of the 1st of July). This means that all of the climbing areas on the south side (RHS going up the gorge) are closed until the 1st of September - no excuses! Please make sure that [...]

By | July 14th, 2015|Bristol Climbing News, Cheddar Gorge, Rock Climbing|1 Comment

Somehow it’s Redpoint’s 2nd Birthday already!

Redpoint Bristol​ birthday is not to be missed! Never have we had a bad party at Redpoint, come along to show your support the an important wall but also to let loose a little. Get in your diary. - 25 June at 18:00 "It's our birthday and you're invited. Like any 2 year old's party there will [...]

By | June 25th, 2015|Bristol Climbing News|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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]