/ 'The Crypt' Awesome Walls, Liverpool
'The Crypt' is a dedicated bouldering area with over 250m of climbing surface.
Further details can be obtained from www.awesomewalls.co.uk
I hope you enjoy it!
Don't worry Andy, we've set loads of easier ones for you!
oops, thought I was Jamie for a second then ;)
The easier routes on the muti-angled 36m traverse wall will proberly go 'one handed'! I'll try them later!
And which bit of spare space would that be?
More leading walls may be going up over the summer!
Some people are never happy!
The constant moaning about the quality of climbing walls on this forum is a damning indictment of the mentallity of modern climbers - never bloody satisfied.
I remember when the best wall in liverpool was in the YMCA - little small thing, sharp holds and the mats were crap, but it was state of the art! Or the uni wall, inset brickwork wall - great! people trained there and climbed 8a! People are spoilt now, walls are great compared to the way that they used to be.
Perfect timing! Just finished a load of work and have some time (at last!) to get over there and try it out...
Got a lot of catching up to do (I think that even 'stairs direct' would present a challenge at the moment...)
Had a go in the Crypt today. Brilliant use of space and excellent problems across the grades. Congrats.
Any chance of Jamie resetting the other bouldering walls?
The other bouldering areas will all be re-set soon. I hope to have on-line topos for all the bouldering and lead areas in the near future on our website www.awesomewalls.co.uk
Top job Dave, my congratulations to all involved. It was packed last night, and a great atmosphere. The problems are excellent, just need more of them :)
Couldn't have put it better myself - was in there this afternoon and it rocks (unfortunately 'I' didn't so looks like I'll be spending a lot more time down there!)
I quite agree. I can't remember when the best walls in liverpool were the the YMCA Or the uni wall but I did used to use then and the netherton activity center wall as they were deserted. Then North West Face, the climbing house etc opened and they got even quieter (great). However the best training was to get on the H5 bus and travel to pex or cycle to frodsham, plus a strict regime of door frame pull ups (no finger doards then!). They were the days "when climbing was dangerous and sex was safe".... sorry my pipes gone out must dash
Yes, the changing rooms are now open for use.
We should also have shower/s and indoor toilets very soon.
The Crypt will be getting totally re-set next week I hope.
The Crypt is now totally re-set with 40 new problems and over 120m of traversing to go at!
Changing rooms - brilliant. So fed up with trying to keep all clothes off the wet floor outside while trying to change quick enough to avoid frostbite
Spooky!! Another climber called Dave Douglas. I will have to call myself Scottish Dave Douglas from now on.
Dave Douglas (from Yorkshire at present).
I've just started climbing again after like a year and a half break. I'm finding the crypt is great for getting myself strong and back into things again. Tried a couple of the new problems but not totally done any yet. Great job with the crypt anyway.
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