‘Life on the Wall’

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Robbie has been hanging out at MCC last week, while here we got him to set 6 routes on out Main Wall and Triple Overhang from 6a to a massive 8b. Then he took us through his lecture ‘Life on the Wall’ to a eager audience.

Robbie Phillips

“Climbing fulfilled all of my dreams! I wanted to travel, see the world, walk a path less trodden and challenge myself not to be bound by the constraints of ordinary life, but to be able to take on any obstacle that was set out in front of me.”

Robbie Phillips, Scottish Climber, Public Speaker  and Adventure Writer, took us through his Life on the Wall last Friday. It was great to see so many people interested in this young climbers adventures and Robbie was answering questions until the early hours.

“I think it was the longest series of questions after a talk I’ve ever had! Even had folk messaging me afterwards thanking me for the talk and asking more questions. You guys have got a really cool scene down there!”

If you missed it then don’t fret, Robbie can be found all over the UK telling more people about his adventure. Check out his page and blog at: http://www.robbiephillips.co.uk/

We would like to say THANKS to everyone that came down and made the night, plus a huge THANKS to Robbie for entertaining us.

Also stay tuned in to our MCC events page for more events like this in 2018.

In the mean time come down and try out his routes.



‘My Life Story’ documents the summits of Sir Chris Bonington – One of the worlds most famous mountaineers and adventurers. This feature length documentary film, from Brian Hall and Keith Partridge, sees Chris revisit some of his most memorable ascents.

The Eiger North Face – Annapurna – Everest – K2 – Central Tower of Paine – Ogre – Freney Pillar, Mont Blanc – Kongur – Nuptse

The MCC film night can be booked online and includes climbing, popcorn and a drink.


WBL Launch R3

Our fast becoming famous reset party, were you can the first to try out the new Winter Boulder League problems. Come down the centre at 6pm on Friday 15th to get involved with some of the best problems in Manchester, set by guest  setter Ben Meeks.