This year KendalWall is teaming up with Kendal Mountain Festival 2023!

Look out for an exciting bouldering comp, climbing workshops with your heroes and coaching sessions.

Read on to find out how you can get involved!


Set by the legendary Lakeland Climbing Centres setting team, and sponsored by The North Face, this comp promises a fine and challenging range of blocs and some fantastic prizes!

  • The comp starts 13/11/23 and ends 19/11/23, so you have plenty of time for multiple visits to increase your score.
  • Entries via the Griptonite App – Gym KendalWall
  • Male, Female and Non-Binary categories in Juniors (12-16), Seniors (17-44), Vets (45-64) & Super Vets (65+)!
  • Fab The North Face Prizes for each category plus spot prizes!
  • Prize winners will be announced on social media WC 20/11/23

Want some hints working out the comp blocs? Book yourself a spot on Climb with your Heroes!

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Sponsors include;

  • The North Face
  • Tenzing
  • Ellis Brigham
  • La Sportiva

Are you ready to climb with your heroes?

Kendal Mountain Festival is proud to present a brand new event that will give you the chance to meet and climb with some of the best boulderers in the world.

Join us for a fun and inspiring session where you can learn from the experts, challenge yourself, and make new friends.

Spaces are limited so grab your spot quick!

  • Molly Thompson Smith & Toby Roberts
  • Max Milne
  • Louis Parkinson
  • Jim Pope
  • Stefano Ghisolfi 
  • James Pearson
  • Booking Fee just £2!! Includes entry to the Kendal Mountain Masters bouldering comp. (Just pay your usual wall entry fees.)
  • Climb with Heroes is for independent climbers aged 18+
  • If you are new to climbing and would like to try bouldering or roped climbing yourself, why not check out our instructed sessions?

Book your spot now!

  • Friday 17th November 4-6pm – Louis Parkinson
  • Friday 17th November 6-8pm – Max Milne
  • Saturday 18th November 2-4pm- Molly Thompson Smith & Toby Roberts
  • Saturday 18th November 4-5.40pm Stefano Ghisolfi
  • Sunday 19th November 12-2pm – James Pearson
  • Sunday 19th November 2-4pm – Jim Pope

KMF special Neil Gresham Workshops

These sessions will run at KendalWall’s very own Training Room on

Sunday 19th November 11.30-1pm and 1.30 -3pm.


Find out more about the Kendal Mountain Festival

If this has whetted your appetite, check out what else is happening at the festival this year. There’s lots on offer from fantastic films to engaging talks. To find out more and book tickets, hit the link below.

New to KendalWall? Hit the pre-register button and get ahead of the game!

Please note Lakeland Climbing Centres usual entry fees, registration, terms and conditions apply.

Climb with your Heroes and the Kendal Mountain Masters comp are intended for independent climbers who are 18+ years or those being supervised by experienced adult climbers. If you are new to climbing and would like to give it a try, have a look at our classes for adults and children.