Archives for Sport Climbing Trips

Rock Climbing Geyikbayiri Turkey

So far our search for the highest quality of rock (and of life in general) has led us from Chamonix to Kalymnos via Arco and Finale Ligure, and we have now reached Geyikbayiri. Here we enjoy the calm country life in the green mountains above Antalya in southern Turkey. A place where you can focus 100% on your climbing, and eating of course! Read More

Sustainable Tourism to Tufa Land Heaven?

Kalymnos is possibly the most popular climbing crag in the world! Climbers in cooperation with locals have brought a massive increase to the tourism on Kalymnos. The flexibility shown by local tradesmen and the quantity of high-quality rock climbing achieved is impressive. However, Kalymnos have yet to prove the sustainability of a climbers based tourist economy as well as environmental responsibility. Read More

Rock Climbing Paklenica Croatia

Driving south from Austria, through Slovenia, following the scenic road along the Croatian coast to reach Paklenica National park. Here a deep gorge extends from the sea to the mountains, lined with grey limestone walls up to 350m high. For technical climbing on the compact, grey limestone, and a sunny holiday by the sea, the place it perfect! Read More

Winter Rock Climbing in Finale Ligure

While waiting for the off-piste sharks to get buried we scout central Europe for rock climbing destinations in December. We found our last week of T-shirt free rock climbing in Finale Ligure, close to Genoa in Italy. Temperatures were perfect for climbing in the sun as well as in the shade. Even though we often go to Finale, just 3 hours drive from Chamonix, we continue to explore new sectors as well as revisiting our favorite ones. Read More

Rock Climbing Riglos & Rodellar

The 300m high conglomerate towers in Mallos de Riglos are one of a kind. Consisting of rounded rocks of all sizes from eggs to pilatus balls glued into an orange mud. On top of that it is greatly overhanging! Why would you build your home under this potentially rock-firing giant? And much less try to climb it!? Lyckily someone did, and now Riglos is one of Spains most popular area for more alpine-oriented climbers. Not far away, Rodellar offers a sport climbing mekka. Read More

Sardinia Rock Climbing Road Trip

Another climbing trip to one of our favorite destinations - Sardinia! This time we make a little round trip to check out the climbing, beaches, food and towns in all corners of this rocky paradise island. High cliffs with a sheer drop into a crystal clear sea, interrupted by white sand beaches; lime stone grottoes and incredible rock formations; picturesque villages, ice cream and pizza... Read More

Perfect Destination for Climbing, Sun and Beach

A mountainous island with a wild and spectacular rocky coastline containing high and steep cliffs as well as exotic sand beaches. The area on the mid-east cost of Sardinia, is a perfect destination for a sunny rock climbing vacation. Great weather through out the year, picturesque villages, good food and friendly people makes the list of wishes for a climb-sun-beach vacation complete. Read More