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Edge Climbing Club

Edinburgh International Climbing Arena, South Platt Hill, Newbridge, EH28 8AA

4 week blocks in February, March, November & December 2023

12pm to 3:30pm

9 Min - Please note, we cannot accept latecomers to the group

Edinburgh International Climbing Arena, South Platt Hill, Newbridge, EH28 8AA

Edinburgh International Climbing Arena


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Edge Climbing Club

Join the Edge Climb Crew!

The Edge Climbing Club is heading to Europe's largest indoor climbing arena, EICA:Ratho with world-class climbing walls, and we want you to join us.

The Edge Climb Crew is an adaptive climbing and lunch club for autistic and learning-disabled young adults in Edinburgh and the Lothians. A social lunch with the crew on arrival before EICA's friendly and experienced instructors expertly guide you to climbing greatness with the support of TeamEdge Outdoor Adventure Leaders.

Whether you're a seasoned pro on the wall or have never put a pair of climbing shoes on, you are guaranteed to build confidence, learn new skills, improve your technique and most importantly, have lots of fun with new friends!!

Multiple blocks throughout the year - check the drop down above for available blocks

Meet @ Edinburgh International Climbing Arena, South Platt Hill, Newbridge, EH28 8AA

Please note that each full block club that runs for 4 weeks. We cannot accept any latecomers due to the teaching progression within the block - for one-off sessions, please see our Supported Epic Days Out

We’ve partnered with our pals at EICA to bring you a climbing club with a twist - the session starts with a social lunch club to fuel up before heading to the climbing wall to conquer the ropes.

Learn to Climb with Edge Adventures

A weekly club running for 4 consecutive weeks where you can make friends, enjoy delicious lunches, learn to climb safely and brush up on your technique.

Awarded outcomes with Edge Adventures

Awarded Outcomes: Climbing Club attendees will work their way through the Indoor Climbing safety and technique levels to gain recognised proficiency certificates.

The Edge Climbing Club includes

  • A tasty social lunch on arrival with your Edge Climb Crew buddies each week
  • Expert instruction from EICA's friendly and experienced instructors
  • All equipment - Harnesses, Climbing Shoes & Helmets
  • Unrivalled support from Edge's Outdoor Activity Leaders

What it's like

What's included


Experienced, expert instructors from EICA, accredited by the Mountain Training Association


All required equipment and safety gear is included. Harnesses, climbing shoes and helmets are included in the cost.


The session will start with a delicious light lunch on arrival at EICA.

Your choice of a sandwich, toastie or panini plus a drink to ensure you are fuelled up for your climbing session. You can enjoy your lunch with your new Edge Climb Crew buddies, get to know each other and make friends for life!


Edge's Outdoor Activity Leaders have many years' experience supporting autistic and learning disabled young people you are in very safe hands.

1:3 Edge Staff Group Ratio as standard. If you feel that you require more intensive support, please discuss this with us directly, we will always do our best to accommodate wherever possible - you can find out how to get in touch with us on our contact page.

What's not included


You must self-travel to the meeting point at EICA Ratho at Newbridge. If you have any concerns or questions about the meeting point or any other aspect of your adventure, please don't hesitate to get on touch with us, you can find out more about getting in touch on our contact page

Kit List


The climbing wall at EICA: Ratho is a very large space, which is open in parts to the elements, so it can get quite chilly!

Please make sure you..

  • Wear clothing that is: comfy, doesn’t restrict movement (either loose or stretchy) and is ideally lightweight and breathable

  • Bring a warm jacket that allows for movement

    • You can get quite warm when climbing but will cool down when belaying, having layers will let you remove/add as necessary and make sure you are comfortable

  • Please bring plenty of fluids (bottle of water/juice) and snacks if needed

Climbing shoes, harnesses & helmets are all provided

We are happy to help if you need more information - just call our booking team on 0131 285 8930.

Want to join the Edge Climb Crew?

Come with us, meet new friends and join the crew!

You can book online or get in touch with our team who will be happy to chat through any questions you might have

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Edge Climbing Club Dates

February Climb Club – Thursdays, March Climbing Club – Thursdays, November Climbing Club – Tuesdays starting 31st Oct, December Climbing Club – Wednesdays starting 29th Nov

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