After almost two years in the making we are proud to unveil The Rockcity Abyss. Rockcity Abyss takes steep climbing to a new and exciting level with routes up to 25 metres in length, with 10 metres of vertical gain and all in a bouldering wall environment.
At first The Abyss area looks like any other modern bouldering area with a wide choice of blocs that are all at the maximum height of 4.5 metres. But then you notice a steep decent, down under the big roof section and this drop descends further and further until you reach The Abyss.
The only way out is to scale the massive 45-60 degree overhanging roof until you once again reach daylight.
This new wall has routes and boulder problems suitable for all climbers intermediate and above and will guarantee you to get fitter, stronger and more stamina than you have ever imagined if you keep up the training.
Rockcity Abyss has already been gathering attention from some of the UKs strongest climbers and members of the British Climbing Team.
Internationally acclaimed climber Malcolm Smith and resident route setter Steve McClure have both been extremely impressed and motivated by what is likely to be an industry leading facility.
’The wall is one of the best finished and varied bouldering walls that I’ve climbed on. The tunnel section sets a new standard in power-endurance training. It’s great to be able to climb 40 move plus upward problems just off the matting. Only Parrissellas cave can compete for enduro-bouldering but Rockcity smells better.’ – Malcolm Smith
‘The new addition to Rockcity is a unique training facility. For three dimensional steep power endurance climbing there is nothing better, and its just so much fun too!‘ – Steve McClure
‘The Abyss is a great additions to Rockcity and we were delighted that the refurbishment, including these new walls has been supported with assistance from the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s Growing the Humber programme with 30 per cent of the investment coming from the fund, without this support it would be impossible to do so much to Rockcity’ – Mark English, Centre Manager