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Address: 130 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2GQ, England
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Fantastic and unusual experience!

Bought as a birthday present for our 14 year old daughter who had been wanting to have a go for about 2 years. We were made to feel very welcome as soon as we stepped in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 August 2016
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Bought as a birthday present for our 14 year old daughter who had been wanting to have a go for about 2 years. We were made to feel very welcome as soon as we stepped in the door, John her instructor was very friendly, professional and down to earth. Equipment and clothing was provided. In total my daughter did around... More 

Thank JSJES2014
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Bought this for my boyfriend and mate for his birthday they are rock climbers but enjoyed the experience as it is totally different! Easy to get to and parking nearby although is expensive. The staff were lovely and very accommodating! Thank you

Thank Abbs1993
Harrogate, U.K.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Easy to access location in the centre of Manchester, lots of parking nearby. Andy was our guide, very knowledgeable about all things climbing, really made us feel safe. Comfortable, warm equipment available to hire, all looked in good condition. The climbing was difficult at first, but with Andy's guidance it became easier fairly quickly. Discounts for return visits, and we... More 

Thank kenandcath
Keswick, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Many moons ago I was ken rock climber and winter hillwalker, but had not ventured to vertical ice. Today was excellent, Caz is a really good instructor, and clearly knows the sport. The hour was long enough for some one at my age, I am sure my arms will ache tomorrow, but am really keen to undertake another visit. Really... More 

Thank Richard H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We visited for a friends birthday. It was physically challenging but great fun. Our instructor was great and we managed to reach the top. Bit expensive but worth it as it's different.

Thank PaulJayne22
Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

What an amazing experience? My son had this in his bucket list so I had to let him try. All the kit was included and Nathan the instructor had a ton of patience and knowledge. An hour of great fun for my son and he was truly shattered afterwards. A huge Thankyou to Nathan, who was an amazing instructor and... More 

Thank Wendy S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

I got bought an "Ice Climbing Experience" as a present and booked in a session at Vertical Chill Manchester. The wall itself is in the back of a climbing/arctic gear store, it's separated off by glass and the store serves as a viewing area which is a really cool idea. I had an hour session which included equipment hire, my... More 

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Wigan, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Received an hours tuition as a Christmas gift and was definitely one of my favourite presents. All the kit you need is provided and is good quality. My instructor , Caz, was really knowledgable and very patient. She made every effort to make sure I got the most out of the session whilst making sure I was comfortable with the... More 

Thank Darren Q
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

My 15-year-old son and myself had a hour's instruction with Alex. We're both pretty fit and found it fairly physically challenging. The -10C environment is also pretty severe, but this of course adds to the experience. Alex was absolutely great - very patient and encouraging. After some straightforward explanations on technique etc, we started off with the vertical climbs, then... More 

Thank Roger R
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Not easy but it is worth carrying on. I would have given up after my first try but the instructor told me where I was going wrong and gave such good guidance that I reached the top, which was amazing for me. My husband had booked this and he loved it. It was a great introduction to outdoor ice climbing.... More 

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