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The Wall is a great place to practice and hone your climbing skills.

Posted below is the info from their webpage.


Welcome to Climbing Dubai, where you explore the heights in the UAE.

Dorell Sports latest climbing facility “The Wall” is located at The Club of DIHA on the Sheikh Zayed road. We opened our doors to the highest outdoor climbing wall with the first 10m World Cup standard Speed wall section in the Middle East. Everybody can enjoy climbing or just relax at the restaurant & café by the pool.

The wall is installed by Vertigo Climbing Structures Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

The climbing centre has got special programs for children & adults, memberships, corporate team building events, birthday parties, charity events and programs for the special needs children in Dubai. Also tourist can walk in and enjoy climbing for the day where we have a selection of equipment ready to use. The wall is complete with speed wall, overhangs, and lead routes with a variety from Grade 3 to Grade 7, with great thanks to Jerry and Petr! There are also few boulder/traverse routes set by Jerry & John (New York! New York!).

Please walk in and climb your way up. We are open to the public.

Climbing program @ The Wall 2009

First Steps to Climbing
Climbing is a sport that comes naturally to people. Our classes focus that ability into a constructive lifelong sport. This is a great introduction to the sport of climbing. Under expert instructors, each program helps build trust and confidence while instilling new skills and safety. Adults and children are welcome.

The Course
Our First Steps course is designed for the complete beginner who wishes to learn the basis of climbing in a safe structured environment. You do not need to have climbed before.

Use Of equipment
Knots for climbing
Belaying skills
Basic climbing techniques

Top rope climbing course
This course is an introduction to basic climbing techniques. It is designed to teach the fundamental skills you’ll use throughout your life as a climber. You’ll learn everything from how to stretch, to the types of holds and how to use them, to balancing and movement. It’s a great class and is perfect for beginning climbers.

Intermediate climbing
So you have the basics down, right? Good, you’re going to use them in this class. Intermediate Climbing is designed to build on the basic skills taught in our Climbing class, In this class we’ll teach you things like back stepping and cross-over’s, Stemming and high stepping, lock-offs, and basic strength training. If you want to take your climbing to the next level, this is your class.

Lead Class
Beyond top-roping. The main emphasis will be on placing protection, the use of directional and securing belays. Problem-solving scenarios and techniques. Personal gear may be used for this class ONLY with the approval of the instructor. Learn what it’s like to be on the “sharp” end of the rope. This course will teach you the basics of lead climbing in a safe and controlled environment. You will learn how to clip, rest, and fall safely. *You should be comfortable climbing 5C UIAA and have 6 months of top rope climbing experience.

What do I need?
All equipment will be provided. For clothing; don’t worry about fashion just wear something you feel comfortable in that does not restrict movement.
All equipment will be provided at no extra cost except shoes

Instructors & assistants:
Cedric (France)
Darryn (South Africa)
Feras (UAE)
Maurice (Holland)

Climbing info & rates @ The Wall 2009
Welcome to our NEW outdoor climbing centre “The Wall” based at The Club of DIHA. It is the highest wall in the UAE and the first IFSC recognized World Cup Speed wall. We cater for children, adults and companies where we also run monthly social climb events.
Climbing courses:
Junior courses between 1300 till 1800 @ DHS 250 for 5 sessions
Adult starters course at 1900 or 2000 @ DHS 350 for 5 sessions
Introduction Class @ DHS 75

All our courses consist of 4 students per class per instructor only.
Climbing equipment is provided by us at no extra cost (except climbing shoes).

Weekdays from 1330 till 2200
Weekends from 1330 till 1830

Entrance fee:
Daily pass @ DHS 50
6 Climb pass @ DHS 250
13 Climb pass @ DHS 500
Corporate events on request only. Team building on the wall where we are able to cater food & beverages in our private garden area.
Minimum 4 people to max. 20

Location Map
Office: 043065061
Mob : 050-2733805

Getting There

"The Wall" is located by the World Trade Center just off of the Sheik Zayed Road. Building C.

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