Climbing is a great sport for anyone who’d like to build strength, co-ordination and flexibility. Physically and mentally demanding, it’s also low impact making it easier on your joints.

Public climbing session details

Venue: The PEAK climbing wall




  • No minimum age
  • Minimum weight of 10kg (1stone 8lb) to use auto belays
  • Maximum weight of 150kg (23 stone 8lb) to use auto belays

Climbing wall closures - The climbing wall at The PEAK can be closed at times for route setting and maintenance. Please see dates and times below of upcoming closures -

  • The climbing wall will be closed for route setting 8.00am-4.00pm on the following days:
  • Monday 29th January, Monday 12th February, Monday 26th February, Monday 11th March and Monday 25th March.

Public climbing wall prices

Public climb session

Climbing harness hire£3.00£3.00£3.00£3.00
Climbing shoes hire£3.00£3.00£3.00£3.00
Climbing belay hire£3.00£3.00£3.00£3.00
All 3 climbing items (harness/shoes/belay)£6.00£6.00£6.00£6.00

Climber registration

You must be registered as a competent climber to use the climbing wall independently. Under 14yrs must be directly supervised by a competent adult or on an instructed class.

can register as competent climbers but must complete the registration form and attend a competency check with a parent/guardian.

An Active Stirling climbing instructor will check the climbers level of competency and discuss in full the climbers level of responsibility and risks

involved in using the facility. If the climber is deemed to be competent and the parent/guardian has given consent then they can be registered but they will not be able to sign in novices.

can register as competent climbers but must complete the registration process similar to 14-15yrs. Though written parental consent is deemed sufficient so the parent/guardian doesn’t need to be present for the competency check. Also 16-17yrs competent climbers are not able to supervise novices.

competent climbers can register online here - climbing registration form there are competency check questions. If you do not complete the questions correctly your competency application will be deferred to the Climbing Development Officer who will arrange a practical competency check at the wall. Once registered a competent adult climber can take in up to 2 novice climbers a day under their direct supervision.

Junior and novice climbers

Junior and novice climbers must be accompanied, signed in and supervised by a registered competent climber over the age of 18. A supervising climber can bring a maximum of two (junior or novice) guests into the centre in a 24-hour period. The supervising climber must register their attendance at The PEAK reception on every visit.

How to book

Climbers can book onto the climbing wall at The PEAK reception.

  • Climbing specific shoes
  • Comfortable clothing for athletic movement. (no dresses, skirts or clothing that impedes the wearing of a climbing harness) Also make sure none of your clothing has snagging hazards that could get caught up on the climbing wall

Where available equipment can be hired at The PEAK including:

  • Harness
  • Climbing shoes