Summer Boulder Ladder 2013

  • 25 Problems per Round + 10 Additional Problems 1 Week Later

  • 1 x £50 Problem EVERY round

  • £1 to enter EVERY round! Includes Raffle Ticket!

  • 1 x Pair of Climbing Shoes to raffle EVERY round!

  • Masterclass with Ian Dunn Saturday 13th July 11am – 1pm £30 (Places Limited)

  • Goody Packed Raffle on Friday 13th September & Prize Giving

  • Winners Trophies

Thanks to sponsors Sesh Bar, Gear for Girls, La Sportiva, & Beta Climbing Designs!




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Round Dates

Round 1: Friday 31 May – Thursday 20 June Route Setter James Hunter

Round 2: Friday 21 June – Thursday 11 July Route Setter t.b.c.

Round 3: Friday 12 July – Thursday 1st August Route Setter Ian Dunn

Round 4: Friday 2nd August – Thursday 22nd August Route Setter Gaz Parry

Round 5: Friday 23rd August – Thursday 12th September Route Setter Mickey Stainthorpe

Summer Social: Friday 13th September 5pm – 10pm- FREE Supper, Fun problems, Prize Giving & Raffle!



Under 16 Male & Female

Senior Male & Female

Vets Male & Female

Terms and conditions: All rounds suitable for anyone who has climbed before. Each round consists of 35 mixed range problems (V0 – V9+) & 1 x Special £50 Cash Problem. £50 cash paid for first person to upload video to Facebook of them completing problem. Scorecards each round act as raffle tickets. One raffle ticket will be picked at random each round to win a pair of climbing shoes. All scorecards from each round go into a goody packed raffle on 13th September – you must be present to collect your prize of nominate someone on your behalf. There is no fee to spectate. A fee of £1 per round for scorecard is applicable. Scorecards must be collected from reception on each visit and handed in at end of every session. There are three weeks in each round to complete as many of the problems on offer. Problems may be attempted in as many visits / tries as preferred. 25 Problems added at the start of each round + 10 additional problems added 1 week later then 1 week left to complete all 35. Best 4/5 scores count overall. Scoreboard will be available online at and updated daily where possible.

The first person each round to upload a video to Facebook of them completing Special Cash Problem #26 wins £50!


 Ben Dawson overcomes the slippiest volumes ever (now retextured!) to pick up the cash in last years Summer Boulder Ladder.

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