Granite Planet is a great facility which offers climbing wall experience for all levels. The Climbing Centre offer over 120 climbs to try, they also offer the opportunity to use a traverse room and for visitors to experience maneuvering through a bouldering cave. There are fully qualified and experienced staff available to help and they will lead on every route, if this is preferred. There are usually about 10 top ropes up at any one time, ensuring the walls are not overcrowded and offering a safe and managed area to explore. Climbs do not extend above 8 metres high. The facilities on site also include a small shop selling some essential equipment such as Edelrid ropes, dmm equipment, harnesses and belay devices for the experienced climbers using the facility. There is also a refreshment area for immediate energy replenishment.
A s part of the Granite Centre, The Wall runs activity clubs on a regular basis for children aged from 8 years and above. The Centre also offers an introduction taster session for families or just a group of friends. These sessions are led by one of the instructors who will work with everyone, taking each one through a set range of routes. This session will usually take about ninety minutes to complete and enables everyone in the group to achieve to the best of their ability, offering a really good taster of indoor climbing. For those visitors wanting to progress further, the Centre offers a full induction course where you can learn how to become a safe indoor climber. There are also further courses to progress through, including becoming an Indoor Leader, or gaining experience in Outdoor Rock or Coastal Climbing.
Granite Planet Climbing Centre
Kernick Industrial Estate
Tel: 01326 376633