/ New climbing wall in Surbiton
I have visited Whitespider Climbing, the new wall in Surbiton three times.
It is great. Loads of lead and top roping climbs, bouldering and a very challenging roof. Fairly quiet at the moment but even when it gets crowded, which I`m sure it will, there is loads of space. Friendly staff and an airey spacious feel. I`m not connected to the wall, except as an enthusiastic user, but think the team who have created it deserve recognition and support to see it succeed
Looks grand! I might have a look next time I'm down that way
It is good, but it's in Chessington rather than Surbiton - Surbiton's on the other side of the A3
And both sound more alluring than "Tolworth" :D
Only bouldered today - well set routes though grading is on the tough side compared to say The Arch or Mile End.
> That's hardly surprising. Both were designed and built by Crispin Waddy of LivingStone.
Inevitable question from me I'm afraid. Is it decently ventilated?
Well it's in a massive industrial unit and the routes aren't crammed in so tight that you're tripping over each other so there is breathing space. I guess the roller doors could be opened if the weather permitted. It's been fine so far, but time will tell.
Thanks you've saved me a trip.
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