what is indoor climbing?

Indoor climbing refers to any type of rock climbing that occurs within the confines of a building or other structure, usually on specially constructed man made rock climbing walls.  This allows climbers to climb no matter the time of the day or condition of weather.  indoor climbing is often used for improving climbing skills and technique, as well as for fun and general exercise.

BOULDERING

Bouldering

Bouldering is climbing without the need for any ropes.  Bouldering walls can be operate using simple safety protocol and does not require specialist/ qualified supervision. By far the safer and best for beginner to Advance climbers

Boulder Wall

  • Bouldering Wall btw 3 to 4.5 meter high 

  • Safety crash mat system to protect climber from falls​

  • Climbing without ropes​, belay partner is not required, eliminates the need for safety classes

  • easy to staff for common / commercial applications

  • Suit all ages and climbing ability

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Traversing

Traverse Wall is climbed horizontally, not vertically. The fun and challenge of a Traverse Wall is making it from one side to the other, rather than to the top.

Traverse Wall

  • Similar to bouldering, but climbers are never more than a few feet off the floor as they climb across, the wall.

  • No ropes or harnesses are needed, just safety surfacing.

  • No safety skill requirement

  • easy to staff for common / commercial applications

  • Suit all ages and climbing ability

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Top-Rope Climbing

Rope climbing is a style in which the climber is securely attached to the safety of the rope thru belay anchor at the top of the climbing wall.  

Best for beginner and intermediate climbers

Top Rope Wall

  • Rope is anchored at the wall at the top of each climb

  • 5 - 20 meter high walls

  • Each climber requires a belay (climbing partner) 

  • Medium climber throughput rate;  a climber will occupy a five-foot wide section of wall for approximately 5 to 10 minutes

  • Moderate liability risk

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Speed Climbing

Speed climbing is a form of rock climbing where climbers compete for the fastest time to the top of climbing wall using a standardized speed wall set by IFSC for consistency across competition.  

Speed Wall

  • Standardizes climbing wall for consistency across competition

  • Suitable for intermediate to elite climbers

  • Follow International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC)  set of standards

  • 2 lane side by site - 10 or 15 meter high walls

  • The climbing route itself is always the same with the speed holds 

  • Using Auto-Belays

  • Very High Spectator type of climbing

  • Low climber throughput rate;  a climber will occupy one climbing lane.

  • low liability risk

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Lead Climbing

Lead climbing is a climbing style, predominantly for advance climber. The lead climber wears a harness attached to a climbing rope, which in turn is connected to the other climbers below the belayer. While ascending the route, the lead climber periodically connects the rope to protection equipment for safety.

Lead Wall

  • Intermediate to expert climbers only

  • advance belayer required to protect climbing from fall

  • Belay instruction can require multiple classes

  • Lowest climber throughput rate

  • highest liability risk

  • Staff-intensive for commercial applications

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Fun Climbing

This new and innovative product is becoming increasingly popular within leisure facilities and climbing centres as is more approachable than the traditional rock climbing with unique technical challenges that ensures the returning customers.

Fun Wall

  • Similar to top-rope walls, but Fun Walls are designed with striking visual themes of mixed maturity for both children and adults alike.  

  • Each Wall require an Auto Belay instruction requires 10 minutes per person.

  • Lowest climber throughput rate

  • Low liability risk

  • easy to staff for common / commercial applications

  • Suit all ages and climbing ability