Bouldering is climbing short problems without a rope and can be considered a sport of its own and is very popular.

The climbs are usually less than 6m in height and are often at the bottom of a crag or on detached boulders in the vicinity of a crag. Problems of all difficulties can be practiced in relative safety.

hen the landing is poor the climber is often “spotted” by others to prevent them falling and injuring themselves. Large padded mats are often used to fall onto. Bouldering is a good way of developing strength and technique for traditional and bolted climbing.

Specific guides are available outlining and grading numerous boulder problems.

Problems for all levels of strength and ability help develop climbing ability

Bouldering allows you to try hard problems without real risk of injury