The Facility

Hot Rocks Climbing Wall has a number of different climbing and related activity areas, each with corresponding safety considerations and mitigations that need to be address before any activity is undertaken.

The areas & activities

Top Rope Wall
Lead Wall
Bouldering Wall
Traverse Wall
Tyrolean Traverse
Pool Table

Safety notices are situated around the facility and should be consulted regularly

The Top Rope Wall

18ft high, 6 rope lines, 36(ish) climbs, vertical

Top rope wall

A rope and belay system is used to protect the vertical climbing
For traversing a spotter is advised.

The Lead Wall

22-25ft high, 9 rope lines, 45(ish) climbs, lead and top rope climbing, 15°- 30° overhanging

Lead Wall

The Bouldering Wall

13ft of climbing, 50°-70° overhanging, 30 routes topping out at Font 7a/7b

Bouldering Wall

Climbers do not require a partner to use this area.
BOULDERING LEAGUE - Routes set fortnightly

The Traverse Wall

12ft wide, 5° overhanging.

Traverse Wall

This is a warm-up wall and not for competative climbing
Spotters are required to keep a climber safe

The Fingerboards

2 boards and 1 set of parrallel bars


This is a specalist training area for experence climbers and should be used with caution.
A spotter is required to keep a climber safe

The Hammock

10ft high, 150sqft


because sometimes just hanging around is fun too.
*Permission must be saught from staff everytime this is used

The Tyrolean Traverse

10ft high, 45ft long

Tyrolean Traverse

Surprisingly scary :-D
*permission must be saught from staff everytime this is used

The Pool Table

Free table

Pool Table

"Kids, this is for after the climbing".

The Chill Out Area

because you can't climb all of the time

Chill Out Area

Also used for cake.