Does anyone in Greater Manchester have a Wide Boyz style training cellar/garage with homemade crack training machine, or know someone who does? Unfortunately there isn't enough interest in crack climbing for the local walls to set crack boulder problems or have a crack training area in their gyms.
Would be happy to pay to use it/help build something from scratch if anyone has the space to build a crack training wooden contraption! I built one with a friend but unfortunately he lives a long way away.
Not at the moment. One of the auto belays used to have a (very stiff) finger crack and and nice for lapping (in gloves/tape, very rough otherwise) hand crack but it’s currently set with a weird stem thing and an easy tufa.
Fri Night Vid Reach: a teenage climber defines her own limits
Our Friday Night Video this week is a heart-wrenching feature about a teenage climber called Clare. When she was 13, Clare suffered a life-altering stroke which left her unable to move anything but her left eye. The first word that she...