Climbing club in Colchester, based at the University of Essex. A club run by climbers, for climbers.

Weekly Meets

We meet for club sessions once a week at the University of Essex Sports Centre (excluding bank holidays or other times when the Sports Centre is closed).

The wall

The wall is around 9m high and has 15 lines:

  • 4 vertical routes with auto-belay (can also be led or top-roped)
  • 2 overhang routes with auto-belay (can also be led or top-roped)
  • 5 overhang routes, lead or top-roped
  • 4 slab routes, lead or top-roped

Times & Cost

  • Thursday: 8pm - 10pm
  • Cost: £5 members / £8 non-members

Finding us

Follow signs to the University of Essex. When you enter Boundary Road, follow the signs for Car Park B, take the second right into the car park and park near the multi-storey. The Sports Centre is the red brick building next to the car park and its reception is on the far side of the building. Please report to reception upon arrival.

Parking is free in the evenings and at weekends.

For more information on how to find us please see the University of Essex Visit Us page.

Essex University wall.

Essex University wall.