About our Ice Wall


The giant indoor Ice Climbing walls feature a range of ice climbs, catering for complete beginners through to the most hardened winter mountaineer. Features include:

  • Slabs (easy angled walls) for warm up / learning to place crampons and ice axes: approx Grade III
  • Steep 85/90o walls: approx Grade III/IV
  • Arrêtés: approx Grade IV/V
  • Gullys and corner (narrow sections / classic Scottish Winter climbing conditions): Approx Grade IV/V
  • 120o overhanging wall and dry tooling walls: approx M6/M7
  • Huge Log climb ‘ The Beast Maker’

With over 20 ropes, our indoor ice climbing wall is one of the world’s biggest urban ice climbing facilities. (The overall biggest indoor wall remains at our sister site in Ice Factor Kinlochleven). The wall is open 13:30-21:30 (Mon-Fri) and 11:30-21:30 (Sat & Sun)!

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We have something to suit all abilities…

Course Name Description Quick Link
Ice Climbing  TasterPerfect for complete beginners just looking to have fun and give it a go.  Focused on fun & enjoyment rather than skill building.Find out more
Existing Rock ClimbersPerfect for competent rock climbers.  These sessions are designed to help you transfer your existing skills and help you climb safer, slicker, faster and harder.Find out more
Source to SummitThis course does exactly what is says on the tin… if you want to ice climb independently, then book onto this course – this is probably the safest and easiest way to become a proficient ice climber.Find out more
Existing Ice ClimbersPerfect for competent ice climbers who have recent experience of climbing a Grade III or above.  Bring your kit, turn up, fill out a day registration form and climb all day! Wall opening hours: 13:30-21:30 (Mon-Fri) and 11:30-21:30 (Sat & Sun)Find out more