Bouldering is a form of rock climbing that involves climbing on boulders, small rock formations or artificial bouldering walls that are normally less than 20 feet high. It is popular with beginner climbers and expert climbers especially as it requires little equipment and no climbing partner.
Where to go bouldering
Alien OnePier Place, Edinburgh, EH6 4LP
Alien Two37 West Bowling Green Street, Edinburgh, EH6 5NX
Almscliff Crag (The Wharfdale Wart)Stainburn, Otley, LS21 2LN
Alter RockSt. James Church, Malcolm Street, Derby, DE23 8LU
Ambleside Adventure101 Lake Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0DB
Anglezarke QuarryAnglezarke, Chorley
Bouldering guides will normally provide crash pads and chalk bags, as well as instruction on technique and route mapping.
Grab your chalk bag, squeeze into your climbing shoes and follow in the footsteps of our Everyday Adventurers.
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It’s a situation we all hope to avoid, but being prepared for an accident in the mountains is essential. To help you prepare for staying safe on your hill-walking days, we’ve pulled together this guide with all the information you’ll need in case of an emergency.
9 May 2019