Climbing & Abseiling

Climbing & Abseiling

County Adviser / Assessor: Russ Baldwin

There is a huge range of Climbing opportunities at a number of Scout Indoor and Outdoor Climbing Walls plus there are a number of commercial climbing walls in Surrey and in Kent & Sussex real rock that can be climbed on.

All forms of climbing come under the Adventurous Activity Permit Scheme

General information is available HERE

Russ would be pleased to run courses to order, on climbing and/or abseiling at different levels. There is a high-quality climbing wall at Bentley Copse ( )


There are a number of age relevant opportunities at local activity centres and commercial centres, contact the County Climbing Adviser for suggestions. The Permit scheme will still apply.

Nature and the outdoors are languages that can be learned. Once you identify a beech tree, tie a clove hitch or cook a simple meal over a fire that you’ve built yourself, you’ll never forget it.'
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