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Newish Climbing Wall in Somerset West

Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 6:47 pm
by Da_Climbing_Giraffe
Don't know how many of the climbers know of the newish climbing wall in Somerset Mall, I say its newish because its been there for a year in November. Its spectacular it could do with a few lead routes but they are getting there. Come try it out guys. Theres routes ranging from a 9 to 22. There is possiblities for more routes but you got to Find them. Come try it out!!!

Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:07 pm
is this the wall at somerset mall because if it is it is not that good.
you had so much going for you but in my eyes you mest it up. :cry:

Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:20 pm
by Da_Climbing_Giraffe
Yea true but do you think it can be changed or is it ready for the dumpster??

Does This New Wall need work or Not

Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2005 4:01 pm
by daredevil
Yeah, I agree that it needs lead routes. but they will come - I think that they just need a few more real climbers to and climb and not just run of the mill people wanting to try out this thing called rock climbing so that they can realise that they need to do something in a hurry.
I don't think that it is ready for the Dumpster.

Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2005 6:31 pm
by Da_Climbing_Giraffe
Yeah thats what it NEEDS is Real Climbers, More of us must go out there and get them up and running. So when we dont have time to go a crag we can just go there and have some climbs.

Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2005 6:38 pm
They should consider holding a comp there to attract the climbing public's attention. It would get climbers that don't live in SW a chance (and reason) to check the wall out.

Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2005 10:45 am
by Da_Climbing_Giraffe
Yea a comp would be good, what kind of comp are you wanting. Tell us and we'll try and put something together.

Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2005 4:07 pm
I haven't seen this wall, but I geuss the usual difficulty (ie lead) type comp would be the most popular. Don't suppose there's a bouldering wall?

Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2005 12:26 pm
by Da_Climbing_Giraffe
Yeah you were right there is no bouldering wall. But we should have lead route soon, I say that under correction. Come through and have a climb or two and see what it is like and feel free to give some more suggestions.


Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2005 9:47 am
Could you tell me their opperating times and it sis worth it to climb there (ie: do you get your moneys worth) as I am quite keen to come and try it some time.

Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2005 12:51 pm
The Indoor Adventure Arena opens at 09h00 and closes at 19h00. Club members have the option of extended climbing hours normally 09h00 to 21h00 but depending on the occasion the wall can be made available 24/7

Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2005 1:05 pm
should be fun once they have sorted out the dodgy stuff

Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2005 4:23 pm
by Da_Climbing_Giraffe
Dodgy Stuff?? what dodgy stuff? Tell me more... what kinda dodgy stuff are we gona be talking about?

Dodgy Stuff

Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2005 5:51 pm
To the Wise Guy who \"States\" fact with no back up.............. How can you talk about \"dodgy stuff\" with out any backing to your comment.
I've been climbing there a couple of times since they opened and i have yet to see some \"dodgy stuff\".
Come on be nice - give some reasoning to your statement next time.

By the way, have you been there to climb yet?