Traverse wall

Includes: traverse wall, bouldering, motorised rotating climbing walls Indoors, Outdoors, Adventurous, Nature and the great outdoors, Sports

Activity time:
1 meeting


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Horizontal climbing

You don't have to climb up a wall - you can climb sideways across it. But can you do it without stepping back onto the ground?


Traverse walls are purpose-built climbing structures which girls can safely climb across at a low level using foot and hand holds. Traversing provides girls with the challenge of climbing without the need for ropes and other equipment.

To take girls on traverse walls you will need to find a reputable local provider. Ask the activity provider for the recommended or required age group for their particular traverse wall.

Planning checklist

Safety notes

There are no specific safety notes. Have fun!
Section Number of girls per adult
Rainbows 5
Brownies 8
Guides 12

How many adults are needed?

Use this calculator to find out the ratio of girls to adults that is required for this activity

2 adults needed


  • An Activity Information and Consent form is required to participate in this activity - PDF | Word
  • A Risk Assessment form is required for this activity - PDF

Remember - you can use one consent form for multiple activities

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