Undercover Rock Climbing Festival 2013

On November the 2nd it will be time for Undercover Rock’s annual climbing festival and this year it’s going to be bigger than ever.

We have a full day of activities going on starting with the qualifiers for the open bouldering competition between 10am and 4pm. There will also be Open lead and top rope competitions and a super stamina circuit competition.


Throughout the day there will be free 1 hour taster sessions. Sign up on the day for these. These are open for anyone over 6 years old. Running at 10-11am, 11.30am-12.30pm, 1.15-2.15pm and 3-4pm.

We will be running technical workshops which are also free to take part in. These will be run by JP Edgington, gear guru and a qualified Mountaineering Instructor:

  • 10.30-11.00 – Using Sport Climb lower offs.

  • 11.30-12.00 – Open ‘Drop in’ technical/rope work clinic.

  • 12.30-1.00 – Cam workshop

  • 1.30-2.00 – Efficient belay building.

  • 2.30-3.00 – Open ‘Drop in’ technical/rope work clinic.

  • 3.30-4.00 – Technical tips and tricks to benefit your climbing and amaze your friends!

There will be a BBQ throughout the day to keep energy levels up.

We are going to have a head to head final for the bouldering. This will start at 5pm and there will be three female and male finalists. This will be well worth coming to watch. Watching is free, cheering is essential! Following on from this there will prize giving and plenty of freebies for the crowd.

Rounding off the evening Neil Gresham, one of the UK’s best all round climbers, will be giving a lecture on ‘New- Wave Deep Water Soloing & The Triple Crown Challenge’. This again will be free and starts at 6.30pm.


Entry for the day will be normal peak rate entry prices and there will be all the normal cakes, coffees and teas for sale.

We hope that you will join us to celebrate this Saturday 2nd November. There will be lots to see and do even if you are just spectating.

More information on the day and updates as we are preparing for the event can be found on our Facebook page Undercover Rock Ltd.

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