/ Brighton - where to climb?
The closest place is K2 in Crawley. Although the bouldering facilities there are pretty crap the leading is pretty good. In my opinion it is far better to take the train up to London and go to some of the walls up there like the Biscuit Factory.
Pitch9 should hopefully be opening this year although that doesn't really help you if you're only temporarily in Brighton..
There is a very small and foot smelling place in shoreham (if you're desperate and on a push-bike, otherwise, avoid).
There's K2 in crawley, whose bouldering is pretty small, and whose lead walls are, in my humble opinion, reachy overhung jug haul fests all the way through to the late 6's.
There's craggy in guildford, about 15-20mins further than k2 that is absolutely superb, ludicrous amount of wall space, drytooling wall (pretty basic), and 'ok' bouldering.
Finally, craggy has a second place in Sutton (a tad closer) with excellent bouldering (including some ankle breakingly highballish problems) but no leading. I think they do a lot of compo bouldering here, really interesting problems.
Frankly if you're going for a decent chunk of time, make the effort to go to craggy.
Unless i'm mistaken, and I was looking at the plans the otherday, but isn't pitch 9 mothballed and instead it's gonna be 'brighton bouldering centre'?
> Unless i'm mistaken, and I was looking at the plans the otherday, but isn't pitch 9 mothballed and instead it's gonna be 'brighton bouldering centre'?
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