|PHOTOS: The new Kendal Wall: The Six Winners of The Passes
added Oct/2011, see all Kendal Wall news & reviews
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The six winners of the one month season passes to Kendal Wall are:
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Thank you to everyone who entered.
We will be contacting you by email and you can pick up your one month season passes by visiting Kendal Wall and asking at reception.
Last night (18th October) the new Marmot Bouldering Loft opened, with the “Routing Roof” opening in the next two weeks. All the new lead walls are open and the Creamery Cafe is waiting for you.
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"Kendal Wall has to be one of my all time favourite climbing centres. The sheer size of it allows for any climber no matter what level to enjoy themselves, there's now epic amounts of bouldering thanks to the new build just completed and they have some crazy high walls up to 24.5m!"
- Robbie Phillips at robbiephillips.co.uk/blog
Jessie Harris and Andrea King (Events and Office manager) in the new reception area
For the last year Kendal Wall has been undergoing a complete new development costing over half-a-million pounds with new facilities that will appeal to all types of climbers from beginners to advanced. New lead walls, taller lead walls, lots of bouldering, a new training room, meeting/events room, a new reception, cafe and a climbing shop.
Win A One Month Pass To Kendal Wall - Six Chances To Win
Work is nearing completion, with a grand opening in early November. We will have a full update soon but here is a sneak preview and your chance to win a one month season pass - SIX TO WIN - to the NEW Kendal Wall.
See below for details of how to win your one month pass
STOP PRESS: The new Main Walls are now open for climbing. They are breathtaking and have to be seen to be believed.
Jeremy Wilson, one of the Directors of Kendal Wall, hard at work on the boulder-route on the fifth floor Marmot Loft
As well as new circuits, a special addition to the new bouldering wall is the new “Routing Roof”.
For those that don't know what that is, it's basically a 10-15m long board with a rising mat below it meaning there's no need for ropes! It's super steep at around 70 degrees I reckon and not only are there some awesome routes set on it up to 7b, but also, the circuit board situated right next to it has some awesome circuits graded up to 7c (soon to be an 8a/b) that can be linked easily into the routing roof creating potentially the best endurance training board I've ever seen!
I set a figure of eight circuit graded at around f6b+ (30 moves) and if you link that into the easiest line on the routing roof, I reckon you'll get a nice 6c+/7a at 60+ moves!!! Also, the way I designed all my circuits and routes on the routing roof, they can be climbed in any direction, meaning unlimited potential for endurance training! Robbie Phillips, Route Setter
Robbie and James sitting in the sun having set the 10m routing roof
© Kendal Wall, Sep 2011
FROM BELOW: Kendal Wall...new main walls: an extension to the original making it now 24.5m and a new 18m King Kong Wall
UKC Gear, Oct 2011
© Kendal Wall
Six One Month Passes To Win worth £45 each
All you have to do is sign up to Kendal Wall's newsletter in the next two weeks, it's at the bottom of the homepage: click here www.kendalwall.co.uk and when you do your name will be put in a draw for 6 one month passes for Kendal Wall worth £45 each. The winners will be announced on 18th October.
You can also keep up to date with developments by subscribing to: www.facebook.com/KendalWall
FROM ABOVE: Kendal Wall...new main walls: an extension to the original making it now 24.5m and a new 18m King Kong Wall
UKC Gear, Oct 2011
© Kendal Wall
More of the Marmot Loft. The whole fifth floor is devoted to bouldering
Below this is a serious training room with campus board, system board, Moon board, rings, pull up bars, assorted finger boards and weights.
Another view of the training room. Guidance is available on how to use the different training features and how to avoid injury and make sure that you improve whatever your climbing goals.
The centre has a new dedicated climbing shop in the reception area.
The Creamery Cafe has plenty of seating, proper coffee, fresh sandwhiches, juices, pastries and free wireless internet, Thats Sam G above. But who is Sam Gs Dad?
kendal wall sponsorsUKC Gear, Sep 2011© kendal wall
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