/ Which Leeds indoor wall is the easiest to get to?
Which is the easiest to get to and from?
Also is there one slight further away but much better, I'll mainly be bouldering.
The Leeds Wall is maybe a couple of miles out. It is mixed, so there's a bit less bouldering. It's on a fairly major road and I've seen buses going past, but don't know their frequency.
The depot is a fair way further out (over 5 miles) and is bouldering only.
Normally bouldering and we're coming from further west so 'much always go to The Depot - it's definitely my favourite in the area for bouldering.
When we went to City Bloc my friend and I were a bit disappointed when we first walked in and didn't really quite 'gel' with it, however by kicking out time we'd had a really enjoyable session.
(Note, far from an expert nevermind good climber, other opinions may be different :).)
The last times I've done some bouldering there (Monday evening prior to their 'parterns in climb' events), the wall's been really busy and due to the design found myself waiting for others to finish a fair bit.
The depot's where I'd spend my time given the choice, but think I'd exhaust what City Bloc had to offer before making the trip out.
Leeds wall about 2k from station Depot about 1.5k
City Bloc, 15 min walk from leeds train station, and the best bouldering wall around in my opinion.
Cheers for the replies
Will get my walk shoes on and give them a try.
City Bloc is about 10mins walk from the bus station in the direction of Wakefield.
I'm quite often found in City Bloc, it's about 15/20mins from the station. The Leeds Wall is about the same in the other direction. I tend to cycle to them both from the station.
If you're after bouldering I'd definitely go to City Bloc, much better than the Leeds Wall and (IMHO) a fair bit better than The Depot.
The Depot is too far to walk but you could get the train to New Pudsey, I believe it's only a short walk from that station.
Bad matting? How so?
Decent mix of music as well - the only one where I've heard Sonic Youth and Dub on the same night.
Is that good?
Good wall though
Not sure you'd like Harrogate with it 'Dad Rocks' mix!
The leeds wall is 1.5 miles from the rail station. You can't walk it in 10 minutes!
Citybloc is just over 1 mile from the station.
If you can get hold of a bike you can realistically cycle to the depot and it's all downhill on the way back :)
City bloc is my son's favorite wall, bouldering only. It has lots good problems and a decent cafe...it may be a bit 'rough' if you prefer the more 'tourist' oriented walls.
Technically, the closest wall would be the Leeds Uni one.
Since this has turned into a debate about the relative merits of the walls rather than geographical distance as per the question, I'll point out it's probably not the greatest wall in the area.
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