Way up high in Vienna's climbing halls
Rope climbing in Vienna
- Climbing hall, Vienna
1,200 square meters in area, an overall height of 16 meters and 2,300 square meters of varied climbing landscape for all levels of difficulty - that's the "Kletterhalle Wien". The largest climbing hall in Austria offers something for everyone, whether beginners, sports climbers or experienced Alpine tourists with training ambitions.
On 700 square meters of boulder area (to boulder means climbing in jumping height) one can practice, warm up, and try out some tricks without any danger. They can then be applied during Top Rope Climbing (= climbing with secured ropes from above). Equipment such as shoes, straps, and helmets can be rented; courses and workshops, generous sanitary facilities, a seminar room, and a café bar are also available.
- Marswiese indoor climbing hall
The indoor climbing hall in the green outdoors offers approx. 300 routes on 1,674 m² of climbing area and a bouldering surface 540 m². There are also 2 arrester systems, a training area, and much more besides.
- Rope climbing halls in the center
The ÖTK Climbing Hall has all sorts on offer: 950 m² of climbing area on 4 levels, climbing wall up to 15 m in height, bright atrium with underfloor heating, climbing on routes with all degrees of difficulty or free climbing, lead climbing walls with fixed ropes for rope-secured top-rope climbing, climbable display windows, 4 large boulder rooms for rope-free climbing with crashpads, training rooms with tilting walls, campus board, wall bars. Special courses can also be booked here for children from 4 years of age, beginners and the over-50s, sports climbing and alpine climbing. Climbing equipment can be affordably rented or purchased in the adjacent alpine shop.
- The Austria Climbing Center and the Alpenverein-Gebirgsverein climbing club also make Vienna a climbing paradise with diverse lead climbing and top-rope routes, bouldering areas and climbing courses for young and old.
- The climbing hall "Kraxlerei" scores highly with 300 m2 climbing area and opening times around the clock.
Bouldering halls in Vienna
- Boulderbar Vienna & Boulderbar Wienerberg
Unlike many "climbing caves" located in basements, the Boulderbar Vienna impresses with its light, airy ambience. The mail used to be sorted in this supermarket-sized halls with skylights - nowadays, boulderers puzzle out their routes across an area of approx. 1,300 m².
Another location can be found in the south of Vienna at the High Tech Campus on the Wienerberg. The hall has a MoonBoard, a training area, a 45-degree walls, a kids zone, a cozy bar and plenty of free parking spaces.
The light-drenched bouldering hall offers suitable routes both for ambitious boulderers as well as beginners. There are lots of places to sit between the mats for a rest, a bistro with a wide range of food and drinks, and a training area. The Blockfabrik also impresses visually with its design.
- Further bouldering halls
- Flakturm Esterházypark
A view over the roofs of the city is offered by the 25 sports climbing routes on the Flakturm in Esterházypark. On an area of over 700 square meters, more than 4,000 handholds offer variety and challenges of a vertical nature. The up to 34 meter-high main wall offers routes for beginners and experts, between difficulty levels 4 and 8.
- Climbing Parks
Get high up into the fresh air in three Climbing Parks in Vienna: the High Wire Climbing Garden at Gänsehäufel, the Climbing Park Danube Island and the Kahlenberg Forest Rope Park inmidst the Vienna Woods.
Enjoy the promo video of Vienna's first Urban Boulder Movie. It is the teaser of the short film "Vienna Walls" (starting autumn 2013 at European film festivals). The crew of the platform urban-boulder.com presents Vienna's best locations: urban boulder classics likte the wall of the club "flex" as well as new spots like the roof of the Main Library and the bridge crossing over the Prater Main alley. Climb the City!