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Month: April 2017

BMC Open Youth Competition (Boulder) – Oakwood Climbing Centre

BMC Open Youth Competition (Boulder) – Oakwood Climbing Centre

 After a good day in Reading climbing centre on Saturday I was excited for the boulders. The competition was held in a newly built centre  in Wokingham called Oakwood. On an email from the BMC that I got before the weekend it had a list of all this years new rules. One was 5 attempts instead of 3 which I wasn’t too bothered about. But the main one was the finals format. This year they changed it to 5 on…

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BMC Youth Lead Cup Round 1 (Reading Climbing Centre)

BMC Youth Lead Cup Round 1 (Reading Climbing Centre)

  It was nice to have a change of climbing centre for this round of the British Youth Lead Cup. It is usually up in Sheffield which is a 4 hour drive for us whereas Reading Climbing wall is much closer. My parents drove my brother and I to Reading on Friday night ready for the Leading competition on Saturday and the Bouldering on the Sunday.   When I walked into Reading climbing centre I can remember thinking to myself I…

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