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Ice Factor

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Beginners Ice Climbing

Arrived without a booking in August and the reception staff had a one hour session for the ice... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
Ice climbing

Excellent, I had a one hour session with instructor James. My wife and 18 month old daughter used... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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“rock climbing”(53 reviews)
“taster session”(41 reviews)
“great fun”(52 reviews)
A must visit for adventure seekers of all ages. World's biggest indoor ice climbing wall, Rock Climbing and New Aerial Adventure Course. Taster and skills classes every day.Free children's play area, cafe, cosy climbers bar/restaurant, sauna and...more
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Leven Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4SF, Scotland
+44 1855 831100
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Arrived without a booking in August and the reception staff had a one hour session for the ice climbing wall for me and my two children aged 15 and 11 in just 5 minutes time. As we did not have quite the correct clothing with...More

Thank maxandbull
Reviewed 6 days ago

This summer, I walked the West higland way and on the road I dicovered a small village called Kinlochleven, I like mountainering ant Kinlochleven is the capital of mountain training, Ice factor is very interesting for ice climbing during the summer.

Thank Surgand T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent, I had a one hour session with instructor James. My wife and 18 month old daughter used the play facilities and were made to feel very welcome. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and will definitely return

Thank simonaldersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience at the Ice Factor with very patient and understanding instruction from Kahti. So good I booked another session for the afternoon. I would highly recommend.

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 1 hour ice climbing session was great fun challenge as I had not done any climbing before. Aidan our instructor was very patient and very good at teaching the skills you needed to get the most from the session. A lovely chap who was...More

Thank Ross_Lister
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked 1 hour taster session. Instructor Aidan was brilliant. As a first timer at ice climbing he made it a memorable experience with clear instructions enabling several successful ascents up the wall. Boots, crampons, harness and ice axe all included in the price of £30...More

Thank etchellsclanx4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hit the ice session with Aidan! Covered loads of technical aspects as well as multiple laps and even managed to fit in some outdoor drytooling in the sun!More

Thank garethshellard
Kat_Dickson, marketing at Ice Factor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks garetjsjellard for your review, we're so glad to hear how much you enjoyed your Hit the Ice Session as well as soem outdoor dry tooling as well. We'll pass on your thanks to Aidien and we hope to see you back soon :). Best...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the ice factor as a part of an university excursion in the field of tourism, where we first had a super interesting Interview with one of the instructors, Pete, and did some climbing Afterwards. Aidan has been our instructor for the...More

Thank JanaHoll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Ice Factor as a surprise present and loved every moment. Our instructor, Aidan, was great and looked after everybody and we were up climbing confidently the big wall in what felt like no time. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an excellent 2.5 hours on the ice wall. Felt 100% safe and secure the whole time and we were taught a variety of different climbing techniques. Aidan was friendly, informative, funny and encouraging when someone became self doubting - thank you!

Thank Joe C
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Kim H
18 December 2017|
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Response from Gail A | Reviewed this property |
If you just want to climb, you can turn up and pay. I’d say if you wanted to participate in one of the instructed sessions, it would be safer to book.
Robin T
24 September 2016|
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Response from Nora J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not quite sure what the question is, I didn't mention breakfast in my review , I spoke mainly about the facilities themselves, having the cafe there is a bonus, it is an amazing place well worth the visit
24 March 2015|
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Response from traceyice | Property representative |
Hi, On the day in question the centre was quite and we were using the opportunity to do some staff training. A tour bus company came in for a coffee stop. As we had no customers climbing at that time, I asked the staff to... More