Route setting and stripping

Route setting and stripping calendar for The Lock

We regularly strip and reset our blocs and routes, as well as replacing ropes, hardware and servicing Auto-belays.  Find out more about our stripping and setting timetables here including details of guest route setters.

Main Walls Route Setting

January 2024

Step Wall
Tuesday 23rd  – Strip
Wednesday 24th – Friday 26th – Set

February 2024

Monkey Wall
Tuesday 20th – Strip
Wednesday 21st – Friday 23rd – Set

March 2024

Short Wall
Tuesday 26th – Strip
Wednesday 27th – Friday 29th – Set

April 2024

River Wall
Monday 22nd April – Strip
Tuesday 23rd – Thursday 25th April – Set

May 2024

Step Wall
Tuesday 28th May
Wednesday 29th – Friday 31st May

June 2024

Monkey Wall
Tuesday 25th June
Wednesday 26th – Friday 29th June

July 2024

Short Wall
Tuesday 23rd July
Wednesday 24th – Friday 26th July

August 2024

River Wall
Tuesday 27th August
Wednesday 28th – Friday 30th August

September 2024

Step Wall
Tuesday 24th September
Wednesday 25th – Friday 27th September

October 2024

Monkey Wall
Tuesday 22nd October
Wednesday 23rd -Friday 25th October

November 2024

Short Wall
Tuesday 26th November
Wednesday 27th – Friday 29th November

December 2024

River Wall
Tuesday 10th December
Wednesday 11th – Friday 13th December

Bouldering Room – BLOC strips and sets

January 2024

Sunday 14th – Strip (closed from approx. 3pm)
Monday 15th – Set (open from approx. 6pm)

February 2024

Sunday 11th – Strip (closed from approx. 3pm)
Monday 12th – Set (open from approx. 6pm)

March 2024

Sunday 10th – Strip (closed from approx. 3pm)
Monday 11th – Set (open from approx. 6pm)

April 2024

Sunday 14th – Strip (closed from approx. 3pm)
Monday 15th – Set (open from approx. 6pm)

May 2024

Sunday 12th – Strip (closed from approx. 3pm)
Monday 13th – Set (open from approx. 6pm)

June 2024

Sunday 9th – Strip (closed from approx. 3pm)
Monday 10th – Set (open from approx. 6pm)

July 2024

Sunday 14th – Strip (closed from approx. 3pm)
Monday 15th – Set (open from approx. 6pm)

August 2024

Sunday 11th – Strip (closed from approx. 3pm)
Monday 12th – Set (open from approx. 6pm)

September 2024

Sunday 8th – Strip (closed from approx. 3pm)
Monday 9th – Set (open from approx. 6pm)

October 2024

Sunday 13th – Strip (closed from approx. 3pm)
Monday 14th October – Set (open from approx. 6pm)

Novemeber 2024

Sunday 10th – Strip (closed from approx. 3pm)
Monday 11th  – Set (open from approx. 6pm)

December 2024

Sunday 8th – Strip (closed from approx. 3pm)
Monday 9th  – Set (open from approx. 6pm)

The Lock news archive

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