Fundamentals of Climbing Level 1 + 2

"The FUNdamentals of Climbing 1 focuses on the important themes that underpin climbing movement and is part of the training for the Foundation Coach Award. The FUNdamentals of Climbing 2 builds upon the first workshop, looking at how specific techniques can be coached and is part of the training for the Development Coach Award." - [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

Emma Twyford Climbing Masterclasses: for young people and adults

If you're needing insight into the bag of tricks professional climbers use to improve their climbing then join Emma Twyford, full-time route setter and climbing coach, at a BMC Climbing Movement Masterclass sponsored by DMM. Emma's credentials are without question

By | April 13th, 2016|0 Comments

The BMC South West Area Meeting

The BMC South West Area Meeting will be held at the Nova Scotia Hotel, Bristol on Saturday 7 November 2015, starting at 7.00 pm. Come along to our next gathering of South West climbers and walkers, to discuss the latest issues and get involved in the work of the BMC. It’s the area AGM, so [...]

By | November 7th, 2015|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