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Climbing Training indoors

Ideas for climbers training in isolation

Let’s talk a bit about how we can train indoors during isolation to keep strong for when we next grip rock. Now first things first, if you have your own training room equiped with finger board, campus boards and training equipment, you’re laughing. The internet is chockablock with professional climbers YouTubing power training, endurance training […]

Manager’s Note: Merry Christmas, Happy New Year & see you in 2017!

This year has been a year of changes for Ambleside Climbing Wall. Old faces have departed, new faces have arrived (mine included) & since the new team was assembled in June our centre has already seen some exciting developments. Since bringing in the award schemes for our Mini Monkeys, Vertical Ninjas & Team Ambleside two […]

There is no age limit to climbing

These great pictures come courtesy of Nigel Riley. He’s a member of the University of the Third Age, and their Climbing and Scrambling Group. They meet every week here at the wall. Every Friday the group are in top roping and leading, some have attended skills courses and all have seen great improvements! If you think […]

Easter Climbing

To all those who climbed at the wall over Easter, we hope you enjoyed yourself, and achieved some goals. Now the dust is settling, the team will be looking at cracking on with some setting. We’re be in the boulder room later. Then the main wall will get some TLC on Tuesday and Wednesday. So […]