/ Westway climbing Centre
It looks like im moving to Reading soon, and im after some info on the Westway wall. I looked on the website but it didnt really tell me much!
Is the bouldering bit any good? Is there a woody? or steep section for training?
Im not really interested in doing 'nice' problems i just want somewhere i can train through the week, ideally with a 45 degree board or similar.
Also, what sort of price is it for a session in the evening? (Im bracing myself!)
Is there anywhere else near ish reading that might be worth a look?
Thanks in advance
Quite like the bouldering there, and there is a fingerboard with edges of varying thickness. Don't think its 45 degrees though.
Adult Registration One-off £3.00
Adult Casual Climb Per session £8.00
Adult Off Peak Casual Climb Per session £6.50
Adult Monthly Pass Per month £37.50
don't want to sound too negative, but depending on what time you finish work Reading to the Westway is a hell of a journey for an evenings training. Both the M4 and M40 are chocker going into London at evening rush hour.
They do have a small room with a woody (or similar) it's not that steep though. (certainly not 45 degs)
im probably gonna be commuting into london to work part iof the time at lease, i figured westway was kind of o the way back
Hi, There isnt anywhere in Reading itself. Most Reading people go to the Westway, Swindon or Craggy Island in Guildford, but the Westway is the best/biggest wall. Craggy is very popular though & does have a good bouldering wall.
You could so worse than to think about joining the Reading mountaineering club, they have a pretty good website.
I reckon Westway is a very good wall (probably my favourite), and with a great pub just round the corner. The wall is a bit expensive though, but I guess that's just London prices! You might also want to look into "The Climb" at Amersham, though it's not that great.
BTW are you dave, ex of Ultimate?
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