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ID:MHG54133
Type of record:Building
Name:Indoor ice climbing wall, Kinlochleven
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Summary

The former aluminium smelter at Kinlochleven is now in use as Ice Factor, the world's largest indoor ice climbing wall.

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(photo by Andrew Puls)  © Highland Council(photo by Andrew Puls)  © Highland Council(photo by Andrew Puls)  © Highland Council
Grid Reference:NN 1883 6191
Map Sheet:NN16SE
Civil Parish:LISMORE AND APPIN
Geographical Area:LOCHABER

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  • Historic Environment Record: MHG54133

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The former aluminium smelter at Kinlochleven is now in use as Ice Factor, the world's largest indoor ice climbing wall. <1>

"As well as being the biggest indoor ice climbing facility in the world, The Ice Factor features the UK's largest articulated rock climbing wall and a competition-standard bouldering hall, making it the perfect place to practise, train and learn every conceivable mountaineering skill." <2>


<1> Puls, A, Comment by Andrew Puls, HC Archaeologist (Verbal Communication). SHG23286.


<2> Ice Factor, 2010, 'Ice Factor' web page: http://www.ice-factor.co.uk (Interactive Resource/Webpage). SHG25026.

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MHG89Related to: Kinlochleven Aluminium Works (Building)

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