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Reopening Glasgow centres
Glasgow centres opening on Mon 31 August!
Keep an eye on the capacity of our centres.
How do I buy a punch card?
We explain how you can pre-pay for visits in advance, minimising the need for interaction at the front desk and reducing wait times.
My Lockdown Motivation
Young Scottish competition climber Hannah Kerr tells us about her lockdown.
Disappointment at Scottish gym opening dates
TCA responds to the Scottish Government announcement on Thu 30 July 2020.
Bristol centres reopen on 25th July
It's official, TCA will be reopening The Mothership and The Church on 25th
Reaction to announcement
The TCA Directors react to the latest government announcement on a path out of lockdown and how this affects climbing centres
Finding adventure a little closer to home
Nat Berry on exploring local climbing venues and getting used to a slower pace of life
A life of climbing – Alan Cassidy
TCA Director Alan reminisces about his journey into climbing and a few of his biggest climbs.
Top tips for cragging safely after lockdown
It is a good time to explore local crags. Roz and Jonny have compiled essential advice for getting restarted.
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As we prepare to reopen, we need your help.
If you want something to keep your mind and your fingers active, try our new TCA jigsaws
Musings on the art of route-setting
TCA setter Dan talks about the art and challenges of being a route-setter
How to take better climbing photographs
TCA route-setter and photographer Joseph Schenk shares advice on how to become a better climbing photographer.
Kate shares her love affair with climbing
Running into Ropes – Discovering the World of Climbing
Emma Marple shares her joy of climbing and travel, and offers advice on how the wild at heart can keep spirits high during lock-down
Team TCA is staying home
To give COVID the boot! Watch our video
Yoga in your living room
Anna Beata Yoga brings her usual TCA class right into the heart of your quarantine
Who’s zoomin who?
Download virtual zoom backgrounds to get back into TCA centres
TCA coach and strong lady Roz Frugtniet has created a plan to help you stay in shape.
Secrets to becoming a semi-decent climber
Lucy shares the secrets to her success.
Training at home
Good sources for home-based training ideas.
Following requests, you can now make small regular monthly payments to TCA
Pretty Strong – screening in your living room
Watch Pretty Strong from the comfort of your own sofa - a climbing film about women, by women, and for everyone.
TCA DJs are keeping the psyche high during shutdown with music mixes
Joint open letter to MPs regarding the Leisure Sector
Help us get an important message to your MP/MSP
Time for something uplifting
We have gathered some love letters to climbing from our amazing community to lift your spirits.
Your love letters to climbing
Being forced to stop doing your favourite things is really hard. We'd like to hear from you about how much climbing means to you.
How you can help
We, like many other businesses and individuals worldwide are facing uncertainty. There are things you can do to help.
TCA will be closing the doors of all centres from Tue 17 March – until further notice