If you're not sure what bouldering is, it's climbing without the aid of ropes and harnesses above impact matting. It's the most accessible form of climbing and because of this more and more opportunities for partaking in bouldering are springing up all over the place.
This course is the perfect introduction to this growing area of our sport and will provide you with all you need to know to begin your climbing journey.
During this 1.5hr course our nationally qualified coach will take you through the very basics of bouldering as well as giving you a comprehensive tour of our facilities.
Please Note that this course is strictly for people aged 14 or older (parents of under 18's will need to contact the centre for the correct paperwork before their child can take part in this course). Under 18's who turn up for the course without the correct forms will not be allowed to climb and no refunds will be given.
Climbing shoes are included. You just need to bring a £1 (refundable) for a locker and a bottle of water (or buy one when you get here).
Basic gym wear is best. Please note that climbing walls get really hot in summer and a freezing in winter so dress appropriately.
The 90-minute session costs just £25.00
After your introductory session you can come back and boulder from £8.50 (off-peak).
There are always sessions on Saturday and Sunday straight after our Roped Climbing for Beginners course. We also run Introduction to Bouldering courses on weekday evenings. Please see the below for available dates and times.
If there's time you can continue bouldering after the session. If not you’ll be able to come back and boulder with us whenever you like.
You will also be able to supervise children bouldering (maximum 2) in the centre after completing this course.
There’s even an option to learn top roping with our Roped Climbing for Beginners Course. You’re simply spoilt for choice!
I loved it. I liked that Ed was funny and approachable. In fact all the staff were. I can’t really think of anything to improve.
11th January 2020
The instructor was very clear, informative and welcoming. I learned a lot in 90 minutes and will definitely be coming back.
10th January 2020
First time at Mile End Climbing Wall. I loved the rooms, the boulders and people there. Hope to improve my V0-V1 next time and get to the whites soon. Thank you!
14th December 2019
Everything went well, really friendly and informative. Nice small group size
14th December 2019
Knowledgeable, friendly and attentive instructor
30th November 2019
Professional team, very nice venue.
29th November 2019
Loved it! The instructor was wall prepared and helped me build conference:)
23rd November 2019