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Bouldering is a rock climbing challenge undertaken on natural or man made rock or boulder close to the ground, without the use of ropes.

Who is it suitable for?
For all Ages

Additional Information

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How to run/provide bouldering

There are 2 ways of running Bouldering in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running bouldering yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running bouldering using an external provider

Useful links

The National Governing Bodies for bouldering are:

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