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Frequently Asked Question

Complete beginner?

No problem. Come on in and we can show you how to do it. See our First Visit page for more info..


You don't need a booking unless your party is over 10 people, otherwise, come in and get straight into it.

When can I climb?

Today or tomorrow, we are open 7 days a week! (see hours here).  Come in and give climbing a go, we will run you through the basics to make sure you will be safe and then we will let you go free.

Is it safe?

This published medical study found that
Overall, climbing sports had a lower injury incidence and severity score than many popular sports, including basketball, sailing or soccer; indoor climbing ranked the LOWEST in terms of injuries [per hour] of ALL sports assessed.

So it's probably safer than other sports that you play.

Can anyone climb?

Yes!...well not literally. But almost anyone can climb From can't run 100 m to can run a marathon; we've seen it all. Remember, you climb at your own level. You can even go with someone much fitter because they climb at their level and you climb at yours.

Is it just for adults?

No. We allow Secondary school children to climb at Faultline.

Do I need fancy equipment?

No. We can supply all the equipment you need. Climbing shoes and Chalk can be hired from the front desk if you wish to use them. No harnesses or ropes are necessary as the walls are 4.5 meters high at the most and we have soft crash mats to land on

What should I wear?

All you need is clothes that don't restrict your movement. Skirts and dresses are not advised. Warm clothing in winter is cosy.

How long does it take?

When you enter you get around two hours. Most people find that this is plenty of time.

Do I have to go all the way to the top?

No. You can decide when you want to come down.

How do I get down?

Climb down or jump down.

Our staff will show you the safest way to fall onto the crash mats in case of a fall.

Come in and start your new passion!

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