Climbing gyms in Tirol | Climbers Paradise Tirol
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Climbing and bouldering gyms in Tirol

Indoor fun all year around

There are many great climbing gyms in Tirol where you can go climbing all year around. In some of Tirol’s climbing gyms – such as the climbing gyms in Innsbruck and Imst – you can also watch local professionals train.

The climbing gyms are also great to visit if you’re a beginner. There are several courses offered where you can learn everything about belaying and climbing techniques. Routes are regularly reset so you always have something new to climb. 

Climbing gyms in Tirol for climbers of all levels

Whether you go climbing as an alternative when the weather is bad or whether you meet up after work: Climbers’ Paradise Tirol will help you find a climbing gym in every region. There is something for everyone.

Here is a short overview: arl.rock-Kletterhalle St. Anton, Kletterhalle Felsenfest Saalfelden, Kletterhalle Jamtalhütte, Kletterhalle KaiserBad Ellmau, Kletterhalle Kufstein, Kletterhalle Mieming, Kletterhalle Rosenheim, Kletterhalle St.Jakob, Kletterhalle Weißbach, Kletterhalle Wörgl, ÖAV-Kletterhalle Fieberbrunn, ÖAV-Kletterhalle Leogang and Salewa Kletterkitz Kletterhalle.

Most climbing gyms offer many other activities aside from climbing. From restaurants with delicious local culinaries to little cafes, there’s plenty to see and do. Most climbing gyms in Tirol also have their own bouldering walls.

 

Safe in the climbing gyms

Climbing independently without an instructor requires knowledge and experience in belaying and rope safety. It’s a requirement before registration in nearly every gym. For your own safety, you have to follow certain rules in every climbing gyms.

Compared to other sports, indoor climbing is relatively safe. However, faults when belaying or climbing can have fatal consequences. As you climb in a small space, you must pay attention to other climbers. When belaying, you have to fully concentrate on your climbing partner. Furthermore, never forget a partner check before climbing! Read the climbing rules of the Austrian Alpine club (Österreichischer Alpenverein).

 

6 must-haves in the climbing gyms

  • climbing shoes
  • climbing harness
  • rope
  • belay device plus a locking carabiner
  • chalk bag – to avoid dust, make sure you use your chalk economically!
  • comfortable indoor shoes for belaying bequeme, preferably closed shoes to protect your toes (for bouldering, all you need is climbing shoes and a chalk bag)