Climbing is a popular outdoor activity performed in natural climbing areas and on artificial climbing walls. Climbing areas are usually low easily accessible unbreakable walls, sometimes just boulders (low rock blocks). Artificial walls are low (boulder) walls where no rope is used or high ones where the same rules apply as in a climbing wall.

There are more and more climbing enthusiasts. As a result, free climbing is becoming a popular tourist experience. Even if you are not a top climber, you can try your hand at climbing.

Where are the best spots for climbing in Slovenia

There are 113 natural climbing areas in Slovenia. Most of the climbing spots are in the Julian Alps and the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. You can climb in Kranjska Gora in the steep walls above the village of Dovje, in Radovna or on the Vršič pass.

The most famous rock climbing areas in Bohinj are Rudnica and Pod Skalco. You can also climb near the sea coast, on the edge of the Karst. Here you will find many climbing routes of all levels of difficulty.

The most popular spots are Osp and Mouse Furnace. There are also climbing areas above Vipava, on Kotečnik in Posavje, on the Žohar climbing area in Logarska Dolina, in Zgornji Jezersko and Topla Na Koroškem landscape park. On the outskirts of the capital Ljubljana, you can climb the Grmada natural climbing area on Šmarna Gora.


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