Milton Keynes Indoor Climbing Evening
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Come and join OutdoorLads at Big rock Climbing Centre! Opened in September 2010, the centre located in Milton Keynes is a premium all weather venue, open 7 days a week . Big Rock Climbing Centre offers the best indoor climbing facilities around, including roped climbing walls up to 11m high and over 1,250sqm of top-roping, leading & bouldering. The centre has a huge bouldering area with some of the most interesting shaped bouldering walls in the UK and problems from V0 to V11In the top-roping and leading areas, there are over 90 routes up to 11m high set by Tom Booth, Jason Pickles, Ian Vickers & Gaz Parry.
Indoor climbing centres offer the challenges of climbing that you'll find on natural outdoor structures - simply indoors! It's a fun way to stay fit, you'll quickly begin to develop arm, back, finger and core strength as a result of the many reaches and holds that are repeated through to the completion of a climb. It's a great upper-body workout! Who is this event aimed at? This event is for members of all levels of experience and all are welcome to come along to any of the sessions, just sign up using this event page and then pay the centre direct for entry. It is important that all members sign up through the event page to make sure the event leader has all information of the members attending. This event is open to all full, trial and guest OutdoorLads members. The payment links above are optional for experienced/competent climbers as a contribution to Outdoorlads and for purchase of gear for outdoor climbing/bouldering sessions. So if you choose to pay, thank you.
Entry fee and equipment hire If you don’t have your own climbing gear you can hire them inside the centre. If you have not been to the centre before you will need to complete their registration form when you arrive. Entry to the centre on this event is at the centres standard rate. For the centres current entry rates please click on this link. Kit hire prices are also listed on the above link
If you're a beginner, novice or unsure for any reason, and wish to have a guided session from the event leader, you will also need to pay £5.00 (Trial or Full Member) or £6.00 (Guest Member) OutdoorLads fees, which covers the tuition from OutdoorLads.
Novice/Regular/Expert climber Can you answer YES to these 3 questions...?
- Can you tie the correct knots (figure of eight and stopper)?
- Can you fit a harness correctly?
- Can you belay?
If you can answer
to the above questions you are probably competent to sign yourself into the centre.
, then please don't be put off. All this means is you will need to be signed in by the event leader who will then provide you with an evening’s tuition.
Please use the link at the top of this page to pay. (Payments are used to cover the costs of organising the event, buying group equipment and to pay the wall entrance fees of members who sign in 2 members).
: Every person participating should be aware of (and accept) that those members perceived as ‘in charge’ or leading the event are not necessarily qualified, do not need to be qualified, and are not regarded by OutdoorLads, or themselves as ‘technical experts’ but are amateur climbers with some experience and who are happy to impart their knowledge. Any advice given should be considered with this in mind by the recipient.