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WCJ Rubicon Bouldering and Sport Climbing

Overview

A sport climbing and bouldering topo for Rubicon Crag, Water-Cum-Jolly near Tideswell in the Peak District UK.
 
Available for the iPhone 3GS or 4 running iOS 3.2.2 or higher and for Android phones running 2.2 or higher.

• iPhone. You can download it for free on your iPhone from the App Store by searching for 'rubicon' or 'wcj' alternatively just follow this link to download via iTunes.

• Android. You can download the free application for your Android phone from Google Play by searching for 'wcj rubicon' or 'thesend topos' in the Play/Marketplace App or follow this link to download WCJ Rubicon Climbing Topo App for Android.

Don't forget to send us any comments or feedback via our contact page so that we can incorporate this into our next update.

 

Main features:

  • A general introduction to the app and the crag
  • Parking, access and approach information
  • Detailed sector information with click-thru to the sector topo
  • Interactive sector by sector topos for both the sport climbing and bouldering
  • Up to date routes and problems lists with full descriptions
  • Online map showing your location relative to the crag
  • Driving directions to the crag from your current location

 

How to use

The WCJ Rubicon App uses standard navigation features for the home screen which is split into three sections:

  1. More information about theSend guides.
  2. Detailed crag information for Rubicon including where to park, access considerations and approach information, a Google map showing the crag's location, parking area (tap the parking pin for directions) and you own location (if you allow the App access)*
  3. Detailed sector information, with crag overview and descriptions for each sector.
     
    When viewing a sector, you can switch between the topo and routes listing using the buttons in the right of the bottom toolbar; from the routes listing page, tapping a route will switch back to the topo with the route and description shown. From the topo page, you can view a description of a route by tapping the route badge. The route info bar can be closed again by tapping the small 'x' in the top right of the info bar.
    To switch between sectors, you can either navigate back to the home page or tap the sector picker button in the left of the bottom toolobar, this page shows a preview image and more information for each sector. Tapping the preview image will navigate to that sector, tapping Done will return to the previous screen.

* The app will only use location data to to indicate your current position on the map, it is not stored or transmitted externally.

 

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Feedback and support

Any comments on route descriptions, grades and topo information would be welcome so that we can refine the information shown in subsequent updates. This topo app is a living document which can change to reflect current consensus and the condition of the routes it describes. Please send your feedback via the email link in the app, or use the online form on this site to help us make the information shown as accurate as possible.

We are constantly looking to improve how the app works and to develop new features and functions. Please get in touch and let us have your comments on how you find the app and what features you'd like to see in future.