MHG54133 - Indoor ice climbing wall, Kinlochleven

Summary

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

Type and Period (1)

  • CLIMBING WALL (21st Century - 2001 AD to 2100 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NN 1883 6191 (50m by 49m)
Map sheet NN16SE
Civil Parish LISMORE AND APPIN
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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