Unit 27, Lake District Business Park, Mint Bridge Road, Kendal, CUMBRIA LA9 6NH
Free registration on first visit. Entry fee Guests £9.50 (adults), £8.50 (concessions and juniors), £5 (under 8 years). Annual Regular User Card £20 (adult), £15 (concessions), £10 (juniors) which reduces entrance fees
Sept to April : Mon-Fri 1000-2200, Sat, Sun, bank hols 1000-1900. May to Aug: Mon-Fri 1000-2200, Sat, Sun, bank hols 1000-1700
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Over 1200 sq m of wall surface. Leading, top roping and bouldering. Tallest wall in England. Walls up to 25m high. Europe's first indoor Via Ferrata, Kendal CrazyClimb, Kendal Wall Shop, Creamery Cafe, showers, changing rooms, indoor and outdoor instruction courses, gear hire, meeting rooms, training room, free parking and wi-fi.
Main Hall - 52 lines from 10 to 25m, all angles and styles catered for, lots of techy 18 metre multi-faceted vertical climbing on the King Kong wall and everything from juggy 6a's to meaty 7c's and routes up to 8a+ on our 25m main wall. Two auto belay devices with regular new routes.
Chamber - 17 lines for top roping and leading at more modest grades up to 7 metres.
Three dedicated rooms including; the Marmot Loft, our huge top floor bouldering hall; the Green Room; and the Den, family-friendly bouldering for beginners to intermediates. Font style circuits in all rooms with regular problem changes throughout the year and bouldering ladder from October to March.
The Marmot Loft also has a 40 degree Moon Board, large 15 degree circuit board and huge 70 degree 10 metre routing roof with rising mat!
The Lakeland Climbing Centre brings you an exciting new activity, with CrazyClimb. A unique and original way to experience climbing and get on the wall without the need for any tying of ropes or learning how to use complicated safety devices. A great facility for those who don't want instruction but want to have the fun of climbing.
Indoor Via Ferrata
Europe's first indoor via ferrata. Our Via Ferrata is modelled on a traditional via ferrata from the Italian Dolomites, you will ascend steep ladders, squeeze through tight tunnels, swing from wall to wall and boldly leap or tiptoe over scarily high wooden planks and platforms, finally the ultimate thrill seekers desire, the Jump of Doom a 20 metre descent with the option of 6 metres of free fall.
Training Room - range of conditioning equipment as well as a 30 degree woody with a range of beastmaker holds and Chris Plant specials. 15 degree system board, campus boards, 3 different fingerboards, rock rings plus a range of pulleys and accessories to vary your training.
La Sportiva Room - conference facilites that can be hired for events and external groups. Catering and AV equipment available.
Creamery Cafe - serving fresh sandwiches, hot soup, award-winning cakes and a range of hot drinks including unbelievably good coffee.
Kendal Wall Shop - largest range of climbing shoes in Cumbria and all the equipment you need.
At the Lakeland Climbing Centre route setting is our highest priority. Our Setters include Chris Plant, Ian Vickers, George Ullrich, Robbie Phillips, James Garden, Max Biden, John and Stella Adams, Jon and Ben Freeman, Liam Lonsdale, Dave Nicholl, Mark Zippy Pretty, Yann Genoux, Liam Halsey, Andy Charlton plus our excellent in house team.
Driving directions to Kendal Wall, Lakeland Climbing Centre with Google
Leave Kendal's one-way system and take the A6 road to Shap and Penrith; as you're reaching the edge of Kendal you'll see Morrison's supermarket and petrol station off to the right and the turning to the Climbing Centre will be on your left. It occupies a huge white industrial building that's clearly visible from miles away. Ample parking right outside, easy walk from town centre (20 mins), railway station (10 mins) etc.
Kendal Wall Shop - Comprehensive range of climbing shoes, equipment and guide books available with online shop due via website June 2012.
The Castle, The Riflemans Arms, Burgandys Wine Bar
YES, a dedicated climbing centre
YES, this wall is a member of the Association of British Climbing centres