Competing in the bouldering competition at Spirit Rock.

Competing in the bouldering competition at Spirit Rock.

Bouldering at Spirit Rock

Gymnastic-like climbing competition brings out 30 competitors

Last week the first ever bouldering competition was held at Kimberley’s new Spirit Rock Climbing Gym. 30 competitors of all ages  from Kimberley, Cranbrook, and Fernie competed on pre-set routes of varying difficulty. Bouldering is form of gymnastic-like climbing done without ropes and harness, the only protection from falling is the thick, soft foam mats on the floor. The winner of the competition was Noah Beeks from Cranbrook.

 

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