Gym Rules

  • All climbers and belayers must complete a Rockface Enrolment Form.
  • No person is permitted to do anything which will injure, or increase the
    likelihood of injury to, themselves or anyone else in the gym.
  • You may belay only after training by a Rockface staff member. You must not
    instruct, or accept instruction from, other Rockface patron.
  • Climbers must wear appropriate footwear when climbing.
  • Climbers must climb as close as practicable directly up your rope line.
  • Climbers must not traverse to far left or right.
  • You must buddy check each other every climb – karabiners must both be
    clipped correctly and locked.
  • Belayers must clip into the belay.
  • Belayers must pay attention to their climber at all times, keeping slack out of
    the live rope at all times.
  • Belayers must lower climbers in a slow and controlled manner, exercising
    care for other patrons nearby.
  • Do not boulder above the 2nd panel on top-rope walls.
  • Be aware of lead climbers being lowered around the gym.
  • Climbers using their own equipment must ensure it is suitable for the
    intended purpose and in a safe condition.
  • “Caution route setter” signs must be adhered to and kept clear of.
  • You must be approved by a Rockface staff member to lead climb.
  • Belayers must be standing while belaying.
  • Parents/Guardians are to ensure no running or horseplay by their children
    whilst at Rockface.
  • You must use a spotter on the bouldering walls.
  • If you are not climbing you must remain off the matts at all times to ensure
    everyone’s safety.
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