As autumn arrives to mark the end of our Indian summer, the Castle is becoming increasingly busier and lively. In the next few weeks you may see a lot of fresh faces and keen novices hanging off the walls. Every October universities from around London, such as UCL, will be bringing new climbers to the Castle to let them try climbing for the first time. We are delighted that they have chosen the Castle as a space for their new climbing club members to have a go and learn the ropes in a safe environment.
For over ten years The Castle has organised climbing holidays in Northern Spain with Climb Catalunya. Catalunya is graced with excellent weather and a wide variety of crags from adventurous multi-pitch, hard-core tufa-filled caves and friendly single-pitch venues all in the midst of stunning scenery.
Bespoke coaching is well known as the most efficient way to improve performance. Once basic rope-work has been taught, the pathway to improve your climbing could take many directions, depending on your personal requirements and lifestyle choices. Whether you’re working towards a specific goal, or you are looking to develop better technique, improve your fitness and correct bad habits, working 1:1 with a qualified coach will be the quickest and safest way to get there.
Whether you want to refresh your belaying/safety skills, learn to climb or are thinking of going on an alpine adventure/tackling a big wall we can tailor your session to your needs. These can be run for just one person or in small groups (maximum 4 participants) and could be a one-off session or a series of sessions.
Please note it will take longer than just one hour for beginners to learn to climb.
Evolv rock shoes will be holding a boot demo on Tuesday 18th November at the Castle. The shop will also be running a 20% discount on Evolv shoes if purchased on the night. It's a great opportunity to try out Evolv shoes to see if they suit your feet.