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Rock climbing around Ljubljana

With Ljubljana being the capital of Slovenia this is a popular place to stay with many options available accommodation wise. Due to the country's excellent road structure (and relatively small size) these crags are easily accessible within an hour from the centre of Ljubljana.

Rock climbing areas around Ljubljana in Central 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
1 Stenge 25 4a-7c 18m 6 16 3 0
2 Burjakove peci 91 3-8c 50m 10 38 30 13
3 Igla 22 5b-7a+ 90m 5 13 4 0
4 Logarska dolina 25 4a-7b+/c 21m 7 15 3  
5 Okreselj 28 4a-7a 34m 16 10 2 0
6 Mlinarjeva pec 20 4a-7b+ 24m 6 11 3 0
7 Dolzanova soteska 38 6a-8a 70m 0 21 16 1
8 Preddvor 52 4a-8b 26m 11 22 14 5
9 Kamniska Bistrica 26 6a-8a+ 40m 1 12 10 3
10 Korosica 76 2-7b 120m 35 24 17 0
11 Snovik 14 5c-8b/b+ 30m 2 6 4 2
12 Vranja Pec 12 5b-7a+ 25m 5 6 1 0
13 Krvavec 13 4c-7c+ 25m 2 9 2 0
14 Kamnitnik 38 4c-7a 10m 22 14 2 0
15 Pri Skalarju - Zminec 22 5c-7c 17m 1 12 9 0
16 Turnc 83 3-7b+ 22m 38 41 4 0
17 Krizevska vas 31 5a-8a 26m 12 12 6 1
18 Retovje 25 5a-8b/b+ 22m 1 11 10 3
19 Gornji Ig 73 5a-7c+/8a 60m 7 39 27 0
20 Iski Vintgar 38 5a-8a 22m 11 16 10 1

Map of the rock climbing areas around Ljubljana and central Slovenia

Map of the rock climbing areas around Ljubljana and central Slovenia

Guidebooks for Slovenia

Rock climbing & sports climbing guidebook for SloveniaPopular Climbing Routes in Slovenia GuidebookAll 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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Rock climbing & sports climbing guidebook for Slovenia

Buy the definitive rock climbing and sports climbing guidebook for Slovenia
from our shop.

This guidebook covers all rock climbing and sports climbing around Celje, including the crag at Kotecnik.