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Climbing Wall Treadmill Anyone?

Climbing wall treadmill

Far more exciting than a walking treadmill or elliptical machine, this infinite rock wall brings the challenges (and hard exercise) of scaling sheer cliffs ...   Elliot Walker's insight: I'm all up for taking things to extremes, but this climbing wall treadmill might be overdoing it a bit. This is an 'infinite' climbing wall allowing rock climbing

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Rock Climbing in Sennen

Rock climbers flock to Cornwall to experience sea cliff climbing. We sent our adventurer to Sennen to see what all the fuss is about. The rock glowed red in the late afternoon sun as the deep blue sea pounded the granite beneath me. I clung on to the sheer rock face, short of breath thanks to ample doses of adrenaline, exertion and fear. I was over fifty feet up,

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Rock Climbing for Kids at Eden

Rock Climbing Eden Project

Set your children on the path to an active and adventurous life by signing them up for the Eden’s Kids Rock Club, offering young people the chance to scale new heights at Bodelva’s rock-face each Saturday morning. The rock climbing lessons at this superb facility at Eden are suitable for children aged seven to 16. Sessions are designed to help participants build

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BBC Thrillseekers at Lusty Glaze

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Cornish activity provider, The Adventure Centre, based at Lusty Glaze in Newquay, has joined forces with the BBC to encourage more people to experience outdoor activities. The Adventure Centre is part of a national network of venues offering free activities or taster sessions in the BBC Thrillseeker campaign. BBC Thrillseeker aims to inspire active and healthy lifestyles

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The Granite Planet Climbing Centre Opens

Granite Planet Climbing Wall

A new climbing centre in Cornwall has opened, the first stage of the Granite Planet indoor facility is completed. The Centre offers experienced and novice climbers the chance to try their hand at 24 climbing positions and 72 routes as well as having a bouldering room. The Granite Planets second stage of development will offer additional climbing walls featuring an

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Cornish Climbers in National Contest

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Young rock climbers from the South West will battle it out in the final of one of Britain’s biggest climbing competitions in London. The Westway Sports Centre will play host to this year’s national final of the BMC Youth Climbing Series on Saturday 20 June 2009. Over 180 young climbers, aged between 8 and 16 years old, will compete for a place on the podium

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Profile: Ben West

South West climber Ben West is scaling new heights on the international climbing scene. A former British team member and current coach for the South West junior team, the 21-year-old climber talks to Adventure Cornwall about his experiences.AC: When did it all start for you?BW: When I was 14. I went climbing with my school and just loved it. We were supposed to climb

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Climbing in Sennen

Rock Climber at Sennen © Mike Newman

Rock climbers flock to Cornwall to experience sea cliff climbing. We sent our adventurer to Sennen to see what all the fuss is about.The rock glowed red in the late afternoon sun as the deep blue sea pounded the granite beneath me. I clung on to the sheer rock face, short of breath thanks to ample doses of adrenaline, exertion and fear. I was over fifty feet up, trying

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Top Ten Climb Spots

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What are the  best climbing destinations in Cornwall? Opinions differ and it's a matter of personal choice but we think our top ten will take some beating.With so many fantastic places to climb in Cornwall, it’s a tough task whittling them down to just ten. In pursuit of this list we’ve spoken to experienced rock climbers and local know-it-alls who

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