What a celebration 🎉

We’d like to say a huge White Spider thank-you to everyone who came down and made the day so special! It was our biggest Birthday Party so far, and we think it’s safe to say our best one yet!

We’d also like to thank all the staff, route setters, coaches and crew who helped to make this day happen, as well as our amazing sponsors and massage therapists who kept the sports massages going throughout the day.

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Fun Bouldering Comp

Fun Bouldering Comp

Enter our redpoint format bouldering comp, with two sets of blocs for Adult and Junior, and test yourself on problems set by a headline group of our route setters.

We’ll even have some brand new holds for you!

Prizes:

High-score prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd highest scoring scorecards for Adult Male, Adult Female, Junior Male and Junior Female

There will also be raffle prizes open to anyone submitting a completed scorecard.

Taking part:

Scorecards will be available from reception from 8:00am opening.

All scorecards must be handed in by 16:00.

Prize-giving will follow at 16:15.

Scorecards are available free with your usual entry fee.

(Participation for competent climbers or those supervised by a competent climber only)

Lead Comp

Lead Comp

Lead climb our king-line route with points scored for how high you get! – Just like the Olympic format.

You know our route setters will have a treat for you!

Prizes:

Prizes will be awarded for 1st place Male and Female.

Taking part:

Each competitor will have 5 minutes to complete the climb, scoring by the highest hold that they reach. Should multiple climbers reach the same hold, the tie will be broken based on time.

Please register for the Lead Comp on arrival on Saturday 4th September: You will be given a time slot for your climb.

We anticipate that the Lead Comp will commence from 12:45, and will complete before prize-giving at 16:15.

Belayer and rope will be provided.

(Participation open to competent lead climbers only)

Speed Climbing Comp

Speed Climbing Comp

Seen speed climbing in the Olympics? Test yourself against the clock and run for the top!

Open to all novice and competent climbers, we’ll have a dedicated route for you to try!

Prizes:

Prizes awarded for 1st place Male and Female.

Taking part:

The Speed Climbing Comp will run from 10:45-12:45.

Sign-up and wait for your turn at the speed climb location.

Each competitor will be limited to two timed attempts.

Prize-giving at 16:30.

Dyno Comp

Dyno Comp

If we say jump will you find out how high?

The great spectator and participant sport of ‘dynoing’ will be returning for our 9th Birthday. Take your chance to make your dyno attempts across rounds of increasing height.

Taking part:

The Dyno Comp will run 14:30-16:00.

Sign-up at reception or at the Dyno Comp location before 14:30.

The competition will be run in a knock-out format, with each climber allowed 3 attempts or ‘3 lives’ at each height.

Prize-giving will be at 16:15.

Top Rope Pairs Challenge Comp

Top Rope Pairs Challenge Comp

Pair-up and take part in our Top Roping Challenge Competition!

Start the clock when you pick up your scorecard and complete as many top rope climbs across the centre as you can before the end time on your scorecard. 

Taking part:

> Sign up in a pair: Grab your partner and take part at any time during 9:00am and 16:00, you have 2 hours to complete your scorecard.

> Scorecards available between 8:00am and 14:00

> Take part on any top-rope equipped route, complete as many climbs as you can!

> To score, both climbers need to tick each route

Prizes awarded for the top-scoring pair, with prize-giving at 16:15.

(Participation open to competent top rope and lead climbers only)

Nathan Phillips Boulder Workshop

Nathan Phillips Boulder Workshop

Join a masterclass with Nathan Phillips!

Can you already climb V2/V3 graded climbs, but want that extra push to go further? Now’s your chance to learn from the best!

Please note that this offering is only for experienced boulderers signed off with us. Climbers should be warmed up and ready to go at the start time of the session. See price. session times and more details below!

Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

New to heights and looking for a thrill? Or maybe you’ve climbed with us for years but have never made the leap…

Find out how far you can fly with our Leap of Faith!

Details:

The Leap of Faith will run between 11:00am and 11:45, chat to our team about having a go!

Try Climbing

Try Climbing!

FULLY BOOKED

50% OFF

We’ll be running discounted Taster Sessions throughout the day – so bring along your friends and family to try climbing!

(50% discount available on Saturday 4th September only)

More Fun and Games!

More Fun and Games!

If all this so far wasn’t enough for you, we’ve also got loads more to get you laughing!

Try our:

> Table Traverse Challenge! 

> Rope Coiling Competition

> Pad Stacking Challenge! 

Don’t know what to expect? Come along and discover a climbers view on party games!

There’ll also be Castle games and Face Painting for the kids!

Don’t worry, we’ll be going big on BBQ too!

We’ll have full BBQ catering between 11:00am and 14:30, as well as our café selling snacks and hot and cold beverages.  

Prizes

Aside from the chance to brim with pride, there’ll be loads of great prizes up for grabs across our events and activities!

Thank you so much to our incredible sponsors for making them happen.

Spider Climbing Sponsor Mountain Boot Co Logo Event Sponsor BETA Outdoor Sports Logo

Climbing Instructor teaching climbing to family at White Spider

Share Climbing

Sport Climbing made its Olympic debut this summer, with the amazing Shauna Coxsey holding the torch for Great Britain. Inclusion of Sport Climbing in the Olympics was an incredibly special occasion for climbing. It’s shed light on the sport and shared our world with so many others, and now we want to be part of that too!

Head to our Instagram or Facebook pages and watch out for our 9th Birthday-Olympic Celebration competition for the chance to win a free Taster Session for you, for friends or family to come along on 4th September and try climbing!*

Tell your friends and family to come along and try climbing!

50% OFF

We’ll be running discounted Taster Sessions throughout the day – so bring along your friends and family to try climbing!

Booking is available on the day, but book now to avoid disappointment!

(50% discount available on Saturday 4th September only)

*T&Cs and how to enter will be published with the competition on Social Media

See you there!

Alternative Spider Climbing Locations

Alternative Spider Climbing Locations

Alternative Spider Climbing Locations