Join Beacon Climbing Walls http://www.beaconclimbing.com/walls at the London Outdoors Show from Thursday 17th January to Sunday 20th January and enjoy an awesome range of free climbing activities!
The Outdoors Show is the UK’s Number 1 show for outdoor enthusiasts and takes place 17-20 January at ExCeL, London alongside The Active Travel Show, The London Bike Show and the Tullett Prebon London Boat Show. With one ticket giving you access in to all four shows, there's even more to see and do representing excellent value for money and a fantastic day out!
Get great deals from retailers, find out about fantastic new products, information from the leading outdoor organisations, listen to an amazing collection of speakers, check out our Everest exhibition, try your hand at new activities plus even more!
The Climbing Village
The Outdoors Show 2013 will have a great climbing offering with a number of walls and routes suitable for beginners and more advanced climbers. In addition to the exciting climbing activities, Mountain Traininghttp://www.mountain-training.org will be present to offer an insight into careers in the outdoors and Mountain Rescue Team personnel will be present to offer an insight into operating safely in outdoor environments.
CrazyClimb® brought to you by Beacon Climbing Walls (climbing supervision by High Sports)
Offering fun, weird, and completely wacky vertical climbing challenges, CrazyClimb is the latest indoor climbing activity from Beacon Climbing Walls. The wacky climbing challenges include racing the clock on the speed climb, tackling a wall covered with spinning discs instead of normal holds and much more! You don't need any previous climbing experience so anyone can have a go!
Urban Adventures Net Course brought to you by Beacon Climbing Walls
Europe's leading supplier of artificial acrobatic park structures offers an exciting low level rope course designed to test balance and agility. Can you make it from start to finish without falling off?
Mobile Climbing Wall brought to you by Beacon Climbing Walls
Never tried climbing before? Have a go on the 7.3m high climbing wall! Featuring 4 separate climbing faces, each with a unique climbing challenge, this is the ideal opportunity to have a go! The climbing wall uses simple automated belay systems so you can just clip in and climb - no complicated rope work or previous experience required!
Ice Climbing brought to you by DMM
DMM's Ice Climbing wall is always an extremely popular feature of The Outdoors Show. The Ice wall will be returning in 2013 offering you a chance to conquer the basic techniques needed in this high adrenaline sport with AMI (Association of Mountaineering Instructors) workshops available to offer you expert guidance.
Climbing Masterclasses brought to you by DMM
You don't have to be a world class athlete to benefit from expert tuition. Anyone can improve their training, technique and performance with a little help. 1 hour performance masterclasses are available with DMM sponsored athletes Libby Peter, Lucy Creamer and Ben Bransby. Spaces are limited so booking via the DMM website is essential http://dmmclimbing.com/news/2012/12/masterclasses-at-the-outdoors-show/ Please note: Courses are only open to those 18 years or over.
The Adventure Stage
The Adventure Stage will feature illustrated talks from top British mountaineers, climbers, adventurers and explorers. All talks are free of charge on entry and seats are available on a first come first served basis, with standing room also available. Top names include DMM sponsored climber and mountaineer Nick Bullock, Wild Country Sponsored climber Tom Randall and IFMGA World Mountain Guide Kenton Cool.
In addition to The Climbing Village activities you can also have a go at balancing on a slackline, take part in Operation Commando with the Royal Marines, check out the 60 Years on Everest exhibition and much more!