Indoor Climbing


From absolute beginners to seasoned veterans indoor climbing walls give climbers the opportunity to climb regardless of the weather. Regular route-setting maintains a constant flow of new challenges for climbers of all levels. Many walls offer instruction and coaching to climbers of all abilities who wish to brush up on their skills or improve their personal performance.

Indoor Climbing Walls

This list below give details of some of the the climbing walls in Ireland which are open to the public.

If you would like a wall you own/manage included in the list please contact Mountaineering Ireland. 

BoulderWorld Belfast

Queen's Sport

Ozone Leisure Complex

Gilford Community Centre

Shannon Swimming & Leisure Centre

Awesome Walls Cork

Mardyke Arena 

Foyle Arena

Tollymore National Outdoor Centre

Awesome Walls Dublin

Gravity Climbing Centre

UCD Sports Centre

The Wall

Play At Height

Upper Limits

Activate Waterford

Galway Climbing Co-Op

Dublin Climbing Centre 

Indoor Climbing Skills Videos

Mountaineering Ireland has produced a number of short videos to refresh some key indoor climbing skills.

Putting on a Harness


Tying in - Figure of 8


How to Belay


Warming up for Climbing


Climbing Technique

Better Indoor Lead Climbing
Shoulder Prehabilitation
Lead Belaying at an Indoor Wall
Advanced Lead Belaying at an Indoor Wall