Around Celje and Trbovlje in eastern Slovenia there are several excellent sports climbing crags on solid limestone rock. However the crag that stands out from all the others is undoubtedly Kotecnik, which offers nearly 300 routes across a good range of grades. This crag is situated in a forest, which means it is an ideal place to climb in the summer.
This area of Slovenia is close to the Croatia border and its capital Zagreb. Click here to find out more about the rock climbing and sports climbing in this area.
Rock climbing areas around Celje in Eastern Slovenia
|No||Crag Name||No of routes||Grade Range||Max Height||Number of Routes in Grade Range|
|Up to 5c||6a+to 6c+||7a to 7c+||Over 8a|
|14||Pod Resko planino||66||4a-8a||18m||15||30||19||2|
All the above information has been extracted from the only comprehensive rock climbing guidebook for Slovenia, called "Slovenija Sportnoplezalni Vodnik - Sports Climbing in Slovenia", which is available to buy from our shop.
The Popular Climbing Routes in Slovenia guidebook describes the very best rock climbing routes in the Slovenian Mountains. This includes both mountaineering and pure multi-pitch rock climbing routes most of which are between 350m and 850m long. In total 101 routes are described covering some of Slovenia’s highest mountains such as Jalovec and Travnik. Buy this book from our shop.
The South Eastern Europe rock climbing Atlas gives some excellent general information about rock climbing and sports climbing in Slovenia, including the area around Celje. As well as covering Slovenia, this book also includes rock climbing information about Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Macedonia and Romania. Buy this book from our shop.
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This guidebook covers all rock climbing and sports climbing around Celje, including the crag at Kotecnik.