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The picture shows a single small rock in the middle of a meadow. On the left hand side there is a short but steep rockface with a climber.

Bouldering

Bouldering and sport climbing are now two of the most popular sports. It makes no difference whether you’re in a hall or on a rock - you climb up without a rope to a certain height and then jump back down onto a mat (crash pad). The mat is always provided in a hall but you have to take your own with you if you climb outdoors. Several regions in Tyrol are well-known not only to the local bouldering fans and attract a great many visitors, especially in the summer months.

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Übergang von Hellgrau auf Weiß.

Funded bouldering areas

At the moment there are 5 bouldering areas in Tyrol. These boulder areas are located in the district Schwaz.

A few cases have shown, however, that the contractual usage agreement with the landowners would be very sensible and expedient in order to prevent conflicts or indeed the closure (= ”Entry forbidden”) of bouldering areas.

Bezirk Schwaz

  • Ginzling Wald
  • Floiteck
  • Igent
  • Kaserler Alm
  • Breitlahner
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A jung woman climbing up a small but steep rock. Two people - a man and a women - are watching.
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Two women and a man carrying their climbing equipment down a road.

The following applies to all bouldering areas ...

  • Park your car only at the designated and signposted car parks
  • Always keep to the marked paths - whether walking through a forest or across a field
  • Do not enter areas of agricultural use, especially in the growing season
  • Do not leave any rubbish behind
  • Camping and open fires are only permitted in the areas designated for this purpose
  • On the access paths as well as in the bouldering area itself, look out for flora and fauna and always close gates behind you

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