Records tumble at annual climbing challenge

A record number of competitors entered this year's Aggregate Bouldering Competition on The Face Climbing Wall, part of our Wirksworth Leisure Centre.

Ethan Walker, a sponsored athlete for Mammut and Five Ten. Photo: Jon ClarkMore than 50 competitors completed 25 different climbing problems over 10 rounds – that's over 250 different problems set by the District Council's climbing wall staff.

Maximum points were awarded for the least attempts to finish a problem and get to the top of the bouldering wall.

Men and women competed in 10 separate categories with over 150 donated prizes up for grabs. Thank you to the following companies for their support: Mammut, ProBalm, Rab (EquipUK), Outside, Hitch & Hike, Core, First Ascent and Embers Merino.


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