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Rock climbing in Slovenia

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LocationČiginj (Tolmin), North Primorska
Nr. of routes: 45
Difficulty: 4c / 7c
Route height: 8 - 16 m
Access: 5 min
Altitude: 230 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Pri Čiginju

This highly recommended climbing destination is located in a peaceful environment in the shade of a forest. It is difficult to spot it from the road, but once you lay your eyes on the wall, you will be pleasantly surprised. The climbing area offers first-class white limestone, which resembles the walls in Paklenica or Vipava....

LocationKobarid, North Primorska
Nr. of routes: 8
Difficulty: 4b / 7b
Route height: 15 - 30 m
Access: 2 min
Altitude: 260 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Škratova skala

Some nice climbing routes are located in the direct vicinity of Kobarid town center on a rather small wall. The church of St. Anton with ossuary (the remains of 7000 Italian soldiers killed in the 1st World War) stands on top of the wall. Although the climbing area is situated near the road, it is still very lovely and has benches and an information board under the wa...

LocationBovec, North Primorska
Nr. of routes: 26
Difficulty: 4a / 7b
Route height: 8 - 20 m
Access: 15 min
Altitude: 720 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Kegl

If you are looking for peace and quiet when you climb, then this small local crag will be the right choice for easy summer climbing. It is located far away from the usual 'hustle & bustle' – in a beautiful mountain ambience at the foothill of Mt. Rombon. It also offers an amazing view on Bovec basin. There are mostly easy and short routes, so it is very suitable for...

LocationKobarid, North Primorska
Nr. of routes: 15
Difficulty: 4b+ / 7c
Route height: 6 - 30 m
Access: 10 min
Altitude: 250 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Nadiža

Besides all other natural treasures and outdoor recreational possibilities that Breginjski Kot has to offer, it is worth spending a day to visit this small climbing area. It is located in the direct vicinity of Nadiža River. Although it is facing away from the sun, you will probably still feel hot in its overhanging wall. A refreshing swim in the river will be more t...

LocationTrenta, North Primorska
Nr. of routes: 16
Difficulty: 4a / 7a
Route height: 12 - 40 m
Access: 10 min
Altitude: 730 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Pri Pavru

This climbing area is situated in Trenta valley, at the foot of the road to Vršič and it is surrounded by a fantastic mountain scenery. Although it is small in size, it is definitely worth a visit. Excellent rock in vertical and slightly overhanging walls will not disappoint. The emerald water pools of Soča river will provide the well deserved refreshment on those ...

LocationBohinj, Gorenjska
Nr. of routes: 60
Difficulty: 2 / 7b+
Route height: 8 - 30 m
Access: 5 min
Altitude: 600 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Bohinj - Bellevue

Bohinj area captivates every visitor with its unspoiled nature and a rich variety of different outdoor activities. There is something for everyone and climbers are no exception. The rocks near Bellevue hotel are just the right terrain for easy summer climbing, which will surely be followed by a refreshing swim in the pearl below Triglav mountains – Lake Bohinj....

LocationTrenta, North Primorska
Nr. of routes: 27
Difficulty: 4a+ / 7b
Route height: 8 - 16 m
Access: 5 min
Altitude: 570 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Trenta

This is a special kind of crag. The routes actually run across two enormous boulders equipped with drilled bolts. The idyllic ambiance right by Soča River will be just the perfect place for relaxation and recreation. The climbing area is especially suitable for young families since there is a vast, flat and really soft meadow. Soča will take care for cool freshness ...

LocationBovec, North Primorska
Nr. of routes: 33
Difficulty: 4a+ / 7b
Route height: 7 - 35 m
Access: 10 min
Altitude: 610 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Kal-Koritnica

Trenta Valley and Soča River offer a lot of opportunities for active summer vacations. If you are tempted by the rock, a visit to this climbing area is highly recommended. In addition to a compact crag, the peaceful and neat surrounding area in the middle of a forest is the main advantage of this climbing area. Beginners will enjoy this place the most, since the maj...

LocationŽirovnica, Gorenjska
Nr. of routes: 37
Difficulty: 5a / 8a
Route height: 8 - 70 m
Access: 10 min
Altitude: 750 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Završnica

In the narrow valley of Završnica, which carved its way into the foothill of Karavanke mountain chain, you will find a climbing area with an impressive 80 meters high monolith and overhanging wall, that looks very difficult already from afar. It is an excellent and rarely visited climbing area very close to Bled....

LocationVranja Peč (Kamnik), Central Slovenija
Nr. of routes: 12
Difficulty: 5b / 7a
Route height: 16 - 25 m
Access: 2 min
Altitude: 670 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Vranja Peč

On a towering rock rising above the village of Vranja Peč used to be a nesting place for crowns (that is where the village name came from: Crown = Vrana); however, nowadays it is visited mostly by the fans of vertical walls. A delightful local climbing area offers good climbing across steep plates with some occasional moves in overhangs. The wall is perfectly equippe...

LocationVrhnika, Central Slovenija
Nr. of routes: 26
Difficulty: 5a / 8b+
Route height: 8 - 22 m
Access: 5 min
Altitude: 320 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Retovje

In the direct vicinity of the source of Ljubljanica river the Retovje climbing area draws more and more visitors with its impressive and incredibly overhanging wall. Seeing the wall for the first time can be quite frightening for the climbers that are not exactly used to overhangs, but the rock's numerous handholds will contribute to a more relaxed climb. This climbin...

LocationGornji Ig, Central Slovenija
Nr. of routes: 59
Difficulty: 4b / 7c+
Route height: 8 - 60 m
Access: 5 min
Altitude: 650 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Gornji Ig

A small climbing area, which has recently grown more popular, is located above the narrow ‘Iški Vintgar’ gorge just a stone's throw away from the capital. No wonder climbers like it – the sunny location, panoramic views and excellent rock will attract everyone who wish to spend an afternoon in a peacefull green surroundings, 'far' away from the city bustle. Sec...

LocationBodešče (Bled), Gorenjska
Nr. of routes: 41
Difficulty: 5c+ / 7b+
Route height: 8 - 28 m
Access: 1 min
Altitude: 430 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Bodešče

The climbing area in Bodešče was formed on a vertical wall below the village of 'Na Skali', which Sava river has been carving thousands of years. Climbers can try out its peculiar work 'first hand'. Climbing across smooth and 'rare' handholds which are mostly turned downwards is extremely difficult, thus everyone who rely only on their strength will be disappointed ...

LocationČrni Kal, Coast and Karst
Nr. of routes: 275
Difficulty: 4a / 8a
Route height: 10 - 35 m
Access: 5 min
Altitude: 340 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Črni Kal

Slovenia’s second largest climbing area is situated just a few kilometers from the coast and very near to two other superb climbing areas: Osp and Mišja peč. It has 275 modernly equipped routes that are stretched along a wide crag (500 meters). The routes will be fun both for beginners and experienced climbers and the difficulty range is very diverse, which makes ...

LocationOsp (Koper), Coast and Karst
Nr. of routes: 229
Difficulty: 3 / 9a
Route height: 8 - 140 m
Access: 10 min
Altitude: 50 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Osp

Plenty of routes and a favorable Mediterranean climate, which allows climbing throughout the whole year place Osp at the top of Slovene climbing offer. A high U-shaped wall just above the old village of Osp does not have a lot to offer to beginners, but the experienced climbers will not get bored very easily, especially if you include also the nearby crag Mišja peč....

LocationOsp (Koper), Coast and Karst
Nr. of routes: 192
Difficulty: 4a / 9a+
Route height: 7 - 42 m
Access: 5 min
Altitude: 50 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Mišja peč

In Mišja peč or "little mouse", as it is affectionately known among climbers, the toughest routes in Slovenia are concentrated. The first Slovene route with a grade 9a ("Martin Krpan"), which Jure Golob climbed in 2001, was 'born' here. Tadej Slabe and Srečo Rehberger, who raised the difficulty of climbing to unimaginable heights, interchanged the winning podium in...

LocationŠkofja Loka, Gorenjska
Nr. of routes: 24
Difficulty: 5c / 8a
Route height: 5 - 25 m
Access: 1 min
Altitude: 330 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Zminec

A small, monolithic and vertical wall is situated in the immediate vicinity of Škofja Loka. Because it offers a peculiar type of climbing, certain climbers appreciate it greatly, but otherwise it does not exactly get mass visits....

LocationŽelezniki, Gorenjska
Nr. of routes: 21
Difficulty: 4c / 8a+
Route height: 7 - 17 m
Access: 1 min
Altitude: 490 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Pod Sušo

If you happen to pass Železniki and you need some 'vertical excercise', you can stop in the local climbing area Pod Sušo. In a narrow little valley, that was carved by the Selška Sora river, surprisingly many routes are drilled into a quite small crag. No wonder, because the wall offers the only proper chance for climbing in the valley. Many routes of lower difficu...

LocationŠkofja Loka, Gorenjska
Nr. of routes: 40
Difficulty: 4a / 7a
Route height: 5 - 10 m
Access: 1 min
Altitude: 390 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Kamnitnik

We could call this an urban climbing area, because it is in immediate vicinity of the center of Škofja Loka; none the less, the wall stands in such location that the town hustle is not sensed. Beginners will look forward to a decent number of easy routes, but even more skilled climbers won't be bored. The routes are relatively short....

LocationGorje (Bled), Gorenjska
Nr. of routes: 19
Difficulty: 4a+ / 7a+
Route height: 9 - 20 m
Access: 1 min
Altitude: 620 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Gorje

In the vicinity of village Poljšica pri Gorjah (near Bled) there is a little, yet very pleasant local climbing area, which contributes to the variety of summer sport activities around Bled....

LocationDol pri Ljubljani, Central Slovenija
Nr. of routes: 31
Difficulty: 5a / 8a
Route height: 7 - 27 m
Access: 5 min
Altitude: 490 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Križevska vas

Just outside of Križevska vas village is a small local climbing area, which is quite popular among climbers from wider Ljubljana region, especially in summertime. Pleasant and serene surroundings offer extraordinarily nice views of Sava river valley. An interesting active "escape" from the city....

LocationŽalec, Savinjska
Nr. of routes: 334
Difficulty: 4b / 8c+
Route height: 6 - 40 m
Access: 20 min
Altitude: 550 m
Route difficulty:
4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 & 9

Kotečnik

Slovenia's most extensive climbing area is hidden in a beautiful forest near Celje, where one can really enjoy the peace of the green nature. With a total of 334 routes, distributed into 11 sectors, it offers indeed an enjoyable climbing on excellent rock, that will pamper both excellent climbers and beginners. The climbing area is very stretched and it takes 35 minut...


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