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Exhibitors

Welcome to the exhibitor page. See below for the list of companies you’ll be able to visit and chat with at the Conference. Click the logo to go through to their individual website.


Gold Sponsor:

Petzl logo

We are committed to creating safer places. For those who work and play in the vertical and dark worlds. For those who want to access their own inaccessible every day. We are independent and completely free to choose our own endeavors. To maintain industrial excellence, paying attention to our impact. To be pioneers in the pursuit of perpetual innovation. SHaring, educating, building. Together.

Visit us at the ABC AGM to see the latest product updates and tech tips for route setting, wall anchors and group/rental harnesses.


Silver Sponsor:

Walltopia logo

It all started back in 1998 in a garage in a small town in Bulgaria where two friends combined their passion for climbing with their business know-how.

Ivaylo Penchev and Metin Musov gave up on their professional climbing careers to build a company that would soon change the whole indoor climbing industry.

Today Walltopia is the world’s leading climbing wall manufacturer with over 1800 projects successfully completed around the globe.

Our sales offices in the USA, Canada, China, UAE, Asia Pacific, our Head office in Sofia, Bulgaria, and our four production plants employ more than 600 peoplе.


Silver Sponsor:

Rock Gym Pro is a robust and flexible member management solution used by hundreds of climbing gyms and high-volume facilities around the world. Specifically developed to handle the unique complexities of indoor climbing gyms, RGP has been powering the industry for over a decade. We’re a company that thrives on customer feedback and ultimately our customers’ success.


Evening Sponsor:

The world’s leading climbing wall manufacturer and a pioneer in climbing wall design and installation.

Entre-Prises are proud to have worked on some of the most prestigious climbing wall projects in the world; from state-of-the-art commercial climbing gyms to providing the climbing walls for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Entre-Prises has a comprehensive aftersales, maintenance and servicing department to ensure that your climbing wall is maintained to the highest standards. Entre-Prises also offers a broad range of climbing holds, climbing equipment packages and adventure equipment such as TruBlue auto belays.

Entre-Prises is an official IFSC partner & supplier of climbing walls in IFSC world cups.


Lyon logo

– A leading distributor of quality climbing, mountaineering, watersports, caving, cycling and general “outdoor” equipment to retailers throughout the UK and Ireland

– Specialist suppliers of safety equipment for access and all kinds of work (and rescue) at height

– Providers of training and certification for Work at Height

– Experts in the manufacture of flexible sided ladders

– Manufacturers of lanyards, slings, tackle bags and Lyon Work & Rescue bespoke sewn goods

– A provider of warehousing and logistics support to other companies


Beta Setting Logo Beta Outdoor Logo

Based in Sheffield, BETA SETTING is Beta Outdoor Sports climbing hold distribution department. We provide premium product, consultancy and quality customer service working alongside our family of international suppliers


Boreal logo

Founded in 1975, Boreal have been producing high quality footwear for over 40 years.
 
Throughout this time Boreal has been at the forefront of innovation and technological advances. The world’s first modern style, slick soled rock shoe; the world’s first climbing specific sticky rubber; the world’s first slip lasted rock shoe; developments which have paved the way for modern rock shoe design.
 
The family owned company still proudly manufactures their footwear in Villena, Spain.

Dark Ventures Logo

The UK distributor for Blocz, Bluepill, Unit and Artline holds as well as Unparallel shoes and Rhino Skin Solutions.


Eveque logo

Providing: Bouldering wall mats, Articulated climbing wall mats, Belay-gate mats, Custom made post protectors and covers.

Eveque are a specialist mat manufacturer with over 30 years’ experience.

We offer a complete service for Climbing Wall Matting including: Design, measuring, manufacture, installation and maintenance.

Our factory is located near junction 19 of the M6 in Cheshire and is equipped with CAD design, cutting, sewing, bonding and printing facilities.

Our team have worked with many wall builders, operators and owners to provide quality product and services.

Other products by Eveque include: Gym Mats, Martial Arts Mats, High Jump & Pole Vault Landing Areas, Safety Surround Mats for Vaulting Areas, Climbing Wall Safety Matting , Dojos, Combat Training and Restraint Room Protective Padding, Post protectors, Drugget floor covers, Protective Wear-sheets. Sportshall Athletics Equipment.


Griptonite logo

Griptonite provides a platform to grow, engage and retain climbing gym communities.


Climbing Wall Matting is the UK’s leading manufacturer of climbing wall mats. We manufacture and supply Climbing Wall Mats for Climbing Wall Centres and Climbing Wall Designers.

Our Climbing Wall Mats include our specially branded Promat range of Climbing Wall Matting. These include bouldering mats, hanging mats, and safety mats also known as crash mats, and others.

With the increase in the number of UK climbing centres, we have developed many different climbing wall matting solutions for both bouldering walls and traverse walls. Whatever your specific requirements maybe we can guarantee we have the necessary expertise and experience to advise you on the best solution.

We pride ourselves in providing high-quality products and exceptional customer service. This ensures all of our clients have full support throughout each stage of the process and that each climbing wall mat we make is suited to your individual needs.

We have extensive experience in Climbing Wall Mats manufacturing and have worked on a diverse range of Climbing Wall projects for a number of organisations both large and small.

As specialist manufacturers, we benefit from being able to produce bespoke mats specifically to yours or your clients’ requirements. We also offer a design and measuring service for your Climbing Area.


Climb Lab logo

ClimbLab offers professional solutions and equipment for cleaning climbing holds and for providing clean and fresh air in climbing gyms.


ClimbScotland is a programme by Mountaineering Scotland to help inspire people of all ages and abilities to get involved in climbing, both indoors and outdoors. Thanks to financial support from sportscotland, the national agency for sport, we have developed our ClimbScotland team who can offer free expert advice and resources to those looking to develop climbing activities, events, clubs or facilities for people of all ages including parents, schools, colleges, youth organisations and climbing walls.


Dirt Bags logo

*Unfortunately Dirtbags are no longer able to attend but please do check out their website. You’ll be able to catch them at the next conference*

Dirtbags redirect textile waste generated by the outdoor recreation industry from landfill. We upcycle, recycle and repurpose climbing rope, end of life products, and manufacturing offcuts. We work with outdoor brands and people in the outdoors to provide an eco friendly alternative to getting rid of old gear and saving usable textiles from ending up in landfill. Sustainable, affordable and ethically made in the UK.


Climbing Wall Services Logo

Premium services, equipment and hardware for all types and size of climbing wall. From bespoke manufacturing to bolts and tee-nuts we are a one stop shop. Services include: BS EN Conformity Testing, Safety Inspections and Audits – with the most qualified and experienced team available.


Specialists in creating innovative solutions that improve safety for sport and industry. Current product range includes: Auto-belay safety system and safety flooring testing devices.


Ridgegear Logo

RIDGEGEAR is a unique company which produces both climbing harnesses, lanyards and the webbing used to manufacture them.  Having complete control over the manufacturing process makes for a high quality and innovative product range.


AIM Logo

WE SPECIALISE IN PUBLIC & PRODUCTS LIABILITY, PROPERTY & EQUIPMENT AND EMPLOYERS LIABILITY COVER FOR THE ACTIVITY INDUSTRY.

AIM is a mutual membership community formed of industry practitioners. Owned by its members and operated on their behalf via an elected board of outdoor adventure experts it was formed for the sole purpose of providing economical and high quality liability and property cover for individuals and organisations operating in this sector. We work hand in hand with some of the country’s leading industry bodies such as the ABC to promote best practice in the sector. AIM’s coverage is tailored to our members specific needs and offers a long term alternative insurance solution that provides value, security and certainty, no matter how volatile the economy.


Climbers Against Cancer Logo

Climbers Against Cancer is the climbers charity. We are supported by the climbing community all around the globe and we are the chosen charity of the IFSC.
The money that people raise for us is donated to research centres around the world who are working towards cures for cancer.
The founder wanted the money to go to the people in white coats with petri dishes, the people making a difference.

Born with the aim of bringing macro production to the UK, Contact was founded in January 2021 in our workshop in Sheffield. As climbers and routesetters, we know what it takes to create beautiful climbs, whether that’s on boulders, routes, or in competition. Durable, inspiring and fun to climb on, our macros are the perfect addition to your hold store.
 

Simian Climb Logo

Hi! We’re the indoor bouldering guidebook, showing our climbers their local wall, giving them a nifty catalogue of up-to-date routes. You know, with actual photos and everything – so they can check out the routes wherever they are and should probably be doing something else…

At simianclimb.com, our climbers can keep track of what they’ve climbed, view their stats, see what their friends have (and haven’t) done – and more!


3rd Rock Logo

Founded in 2010 by Climber, Designer and Pattern Cutter, 3RD ROCK is a family-run sustainable activewear brand based in the Peak District, UK.We offer a range of uniquely-designed, high-quality and ethically-produced activewear for Climbing, Yoga, Pilates and many other active pursuits.


Black Diamond Logo

Here at Black Diamond it’s all about climbing. 
Since 1957, our innovative gear designs have set the standard in numerous areas. What began with a backyard anvil and a hammer has now grown into a global company with offices on three continents. Black Diamond is a company that’s not just for climbers and skiers, but one that stands for the spirit of the sports we live, their values and goals, past, present and future.
We’re a company of users. It’s who we are. We’re the greatest dreamers about what could be, and the harshest of critics about what exists. Because of this, the creation of Black Diamond is a process that will never end.


Kong Climbing Logo

Kong Climbing have been building climbing walls in the UK and around the world for the last 27 years so they have a huge wealth of experience, second to none.

Every part of the design and manufacture of projects is carried out in house at their factory in Keswick in the Lake District, they are renowned for their attention to detail and for the very highest quality of workmanship.

They not only build climbing walls, they build a whole range of adventure structures like, ropes courses, caving systems and ‘Krazy Kong’ which is an auto belay based fun climbing activity. We also have a huge hold collection including Kong, Artic, Incurvo and Ibex.

Kong also run their own climbing wall, adventure centre and retail shop in Keswick.

Please call in to see us at stand A4 at the ABC conference.


Mammut Logo

For nearly 160 years Mammut have been making clothing, footwear and equipment for mountain adventures.

What started as a small family-based rope factory in 1862 has become a global innovative outdoor and sportswear brand. MAMMUT stands for swiss quality, safety and high performance.

We have a strong drive to preserve what is worth preserving and to improve what is not yet perfect.

In 2018, we launched our WE CARE sustainability strategy, setting targets across four key areas: clean production, animal welfare, reduced footprint and ethical production.


Organically grown since 2005 Composite X has become a power house for climbing hold production. Led by CEO Daniel French Composite X prides itself with Innovation and manufacturing excellence. The High quality brands Dannomond and Skuish are the result of the extensive R&D process. Composite X is a valued partner to many international climbing hold brands and was chosen to be the major manufacturer for the Olympics games.


Unfortunately Dirtbags are no longer able to attend but please do check out their website. You’ll be able to catch them at the next conference hopefully!

Szent was founded in 2014 as a platform to create new and innovative products for the climbers. Szent specialises in producing premium quality chalk and accessories to enhance the experience and adventures of climbers worldwide. Freedom Inspired.


Mann Broadbent Insurance are Sport & Leisure specialists, providing insurance to centres, clubs, expeditions, instructors, suppliers & manufacturers since 1971.


At TENZING, we’re looking to change the way energy is done. Gone are the days of the artificial, high-sugar and high-octane drinks that have dominated the market for decades; we see the future of energy as low-calorie, plant-based and sustainable. Inspired by the recipes of the Himilayan Sherpas, we worked with the family of Sherpa Tenzing to bring their energising brews into the 21st century. Our drink was born in the mountains.


At Impact, we know the value that good route setting can bring to a wall and have seen directly how this translates to happy customers and busy walls. That’s why we’ve created a comprehensive route setting offering, including; fully outsourced professional route setting of the highest quality, training to upskill in-house route setting teams and courses to help develop the next generation of route setters that is so desperately needed as the UK climbing scene expands.


Mountain Boot Company are a leading distributor of a multitude of outdoor brands and will be attending the ABC event with all brands under its climbing category – Scarpa, Organic Climbing, E9, Friction Labs, ClimbSkin and Grivel.


Eclipse Climbing logo

Visit our stand to see the latest product updates from:

EDELRID – Dedicated indoor safety range including Topper anchors, Jim Steel quickdraw sets and Tower ropes. Plus, our best-selling harnesses Joker, Fraggle for youngsters and improved classic designed Ultralight helmet.

MOON – MoonBoard was voted Best Home wall Board System in the 2021 Grip List Awards. With over 100,000 problems and 2000 benchmarks across 6 different set ups and more than 120,000 active users it’s easy to see why. Now with push button adjustability on the Freestanding MoonBoard.

RED CHILI – Rental shoe range including SESSION AIR the ultimate rental shoe! SESSION and SESSION KIDS for ambitious young climbers.


Working for climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers.

The BMC is the representative body for climbers in England and Wales, and is the national governing body for sport climbing in the UK.


British made Climbing Holds and fiberglass Macros – designed, carved and manufactured in Sheffield, England
Core Climbing are the UK’s largest manufacturer of Boulder Wall Matting.  We pride ourselves on having the expertise and skill to take on the most complex projects, delivering a top quality product backed by service unmatched in the industry.


Mountain Training administer qualifications such as the Climbing Instructor and Coaching schemes. Our role is to promote and enable participation in climbing and hillwalking through the provision of qualified led activity. For example, the Indoor Climbing Assistant scheme is designed to help climbing walls engage with their local communities and deliver quality sessions. We also administer the Rock Skills schemes and are actively recruiting providers to deliver these around the UK.


2Pure are the exclusive UK distributor for; Tokyo Powder rock climbing chalk, So iLL climbing shoes and holds, C.A.M.P. a leading company in designing and manufacturing climbing and safety equipment, and Tendon ropes. 


Serious Climbing Logo

Founded in 2012, Serious Climbing began as a specialist design and wall building company with a very diverse portfolio of projects. Since then as the climbing hold market has exploded, Serious Climbing Distribution has become the U.K. and Ireland’s leading supplier of climbing wall products.  With the best climbing hold brands imported from all over the world, bringing the highest quality selection, across all materials. Leaving the wall building to others we focus on the holds, macros and volumes that go on them. 

Our team has vast experience within this industry. We are a strong team of Hold Shapers and Manufacturers, Route Setters, Climbing Wall Designers, Wall Builders, Climbing Gym Managers. With over 25 years of industry knowledge, there isn’t anything we don’t know about the world of artificial climbing walls and no other company comes close.  We can transform any commercial gym into a world-class facility, connecting you with the best route setting materials to suit your project.


Rock City Logo

First created in 1994, Rockcity one of the UKs ‘founding fathers’ of indoor climbing gyms, remains at the forefront of indoor climbing innovation. 
Pioneering many things we now take for granted in a modern gym and combining this with a skatepark, Rockcity has always been pushing it.
Collaborating with other companies to produce innovative products for training and climbing, aiding the progression of the UK scene.
Fast forward 27 years and now Rockcity has developed its own climbing hold company. Forged from its years of setting and creating great climbing experiences it now sits proudly alongside the greats of the indoor climbing world. Having a major influence in the IFSC calendar for World Cups, World Championships and even the Tokyo Olympic Games, homegrown Rockcity has made a mark for UK indoor climbing on the world’s stage.


Rugged Interactive Logo

Rugged Interactive are world leaders in gamification. We design and manufacture high-tech interactive fitness and play equipment in Cornwall, UK. We are a rapidly growing SME, passionate about creating new and stimulating products – truly original, fully inclusive and always a whole lot of fun.

Through gamification our products motivate, challenge and excite the user which keeps them coming back for more! Our products include climbing challenges, reaction and target games, tag arenas, raceway timers and more. We already have our products installed in hundreds of indoor adventure, trampoline and FEC centres across the globe, and we are now excited to be bringing gamification into the indoor climbing world.


Troll Logo

Troll is still manufacturing in the UK, offering custom logo chalk bags for climbing walls and also distributing Climbing Technology, Boot Bananas, Kletterretter, Powerfingers and 8bplus.


Gripz logo

Gripz is a premier importer of climbing holds and climbing industry related products. We are a family team with ex pro climber, route setter and commentator Gaz Parry heading up sales and his partner ex GB Team member Katherine Mills looking after everything else behind the scenes. We are driven by a passion for climbing.


Just Chalk. Just Greener.

Just Better.From the heart of Yorkshire, in 2020 GEKCO was created to transform the world of chalking for climbers, wall owners and route setters.

Resin & thickener free, performance-focused liquid chalk. Refillable & Reusable.

Truly sustainably packaged loose chalk.

The worlds most environmentally friendly chalk balls.

And a brand with planet before profit at the heart of its operation.

Come meet us, try the goods and discover the newest, greenest standard in chalk.