Indoor climbing, also known as indoor rock climbing or gym climbing, is a popular form of exercise and recreation that involves climbing artificial walls, usually made of plywood or other materials, using specialized equipment such as ropes, harnesses, and climbing shoes. Indoor climbing offers a safe and controlled environment for climbers of all levels to practice their skills and challenge themselves, and it has become increasingly popular in recent years with the growth of indoor climbing gyms and facilities. Climbing can provide a full-body workout and mental challenge, making it a fun and rewarding activity for people of all ages and fitness levels.
Indoorwall Gran Canaria/Climbingworld
Indoorwall Gran Canaria is a great place for climbers of all levels. Beginners get good help, and experienced climbers can find different challenges. They don’t change the routes often, and there can be some issues with maintenance, but it’s a friendly place with lots of ways to climb. They have things like auto belay and bouldering areas, which makes it interesting for climbers. If they work on making things even better, they could become one of the top places to climb on the island.
I was in Climbing World/Indoorwall Gran Canaria in La Isleta. It felt that the routes had, in comparison to my other experience, a high necessity of finger strength. But overall a nice climbing hall and nice people over there.
Climbing World is a bigger gym, a bit further in La Isleta, and has a mix of bouldering and climbing walls. It also has 3 autobelays.
Sala Tagorock Climbing
Sala Tagorock Climbing is a great place for people who like climbing. They have training sessions and change the climbing routes often, so it’s good for beginners and experts. The gym has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, and the climbing pros there make it feel like a family. They offer lots of different activities, and Norberto, Janoc, and David are in charge and really love what they do. Whether you’re a climber or a family looking for fun and learning, Sala Tagorock is a must-visit place. It’s over on the other side of Las Canteras, near La Cicer at Calle Covadonga 20, but remember, they’re closed on Sundays.
I checked out Sala Tagorock Climbing today. Small garage, but cool boulders and if you are not a total beginner, it’s a good training place. I am definitely going again.
Mandala Climb is a space dedicated to mountain enthusiasts, climbers, and vertical work enthusiasts. Here, you can find all the gear you need for your favorite sport, from clothing and footwear to ropes, harnesses, carabiners, and helmets. Additionally, you can rent or finance your equipment with easy payment options.
But Mandala Climb is not just a store; it’s also a climbing gym where you can train and have fun with your friends. The gym boasts over 200 square meters of space, featuring different difficulty levels and areas for bouldering, slabs, and overhangs. There’s also a kids’ area, an outdoor climbing wall, and a terrace with sea views.
Mandala Climb is a climbing shop which also has a bouldering gym. It’s a nice gym, with routes updated often, and it has traversals also. In the morning you can just walk in for a session, but for the afternoons it used to be required to make a reservation prior. Not sure how it is now.
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