Technical Advice & Training for Schools, Walls & Centers

Bournemouth climbing can provide technical advice and training on all aspects of owning and managing a climbing wall. From impartial advice on climbing wall design and manufacture to Route setting and operation procedures to staff training. Jon Wilson, Bournemouth climbing’s owner has over 25 years in the outdoor industry with nearly 20 of those managing a major public climbing wall. As a Mountain Instructor Award, MIA holder Jon holds the top rock climbing Instructor award in the UK and regularly course directs CWA & SPA courses. He was also a founding trustee for the ABC training trust which runs the National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme and is a paper member of the BMC Training and Youth committee.

Jon’s association with the Harewood college wall started when the college invited him to advise them on the planning, specification and construction of the wall and he still provides advice & training to the college today. Other clients include Woodmill Activities Centre – Southampton, Golden Gecko Climbing – Romsey, Sparsholt College – Winchester, The State of Jersey Education department.