Zillertal Rock Climbing Guidebook

June 22, 2018

Zillertal, located near Innsbruck in Austria, is a beautiful green and narrow alpine valley surrounded by snow-capped peaks.  Dotted throughout this valley are numerous granite blocks of all shapes and sizes, providing a paradise for sport climbing and bouldering.  The climbing is varied from delicate quartz slabs, to deep granite cracks, and steep crimpy overhangs.  […]

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Rock Climbing in Sweden

May 18, 2018

The summer is almost upon us, and for those who are looking for a different rock climbing holiday experience, then Sweden could be the answer.  Climbing in Sweden?  Where? What type? Throughout southern Sweden and particularly around the city of Gothenburg there are many crags to explore.  The character of the climbing here is all […]

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Istria Rock Climbing Guidebook, Croatia

April 16, 2018

Istria is the huge peninsula overlooking Italy in northwest Croatia, and is a great place for a climbing holiday.  Many of the best and largest crags are situated in protected rural areas, with rolling hills and canyons. What about the rock?  It’s fresh, solid, karsty, exhilarating limestone.   A new Istria rock climbing guidebook has just […]

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Riglos Vertical Guidebook

March 23, 2018

Riglos is a picturesque village in the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains near Huesca, in northeast Spain.  Riglos is famous for its orange conglomerate pillars of rock rising up to 300m high.   The photograph opposite shows the main cliffs of Riglos, with the broad pillar of El Pison in the foreground. Riglos is all about […]

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Peak Limestone South Guidebook

March 11, 2018

The Peak District is the most popular climbing area in the UK with many thousands of routes across a wide range of climbing styles.  A new definitive guidebook for the southern limestone crags has just been published centred around Matlock.  Called Peak Limestone South, it describes all the trad climbing and sport climbing as well […]

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Sport climbing in Margalef guidebook

February 12, 2018

Margalef is the second largest climbing area in the Sierra de Prades Mountains (also known as the Costa Daurada climbing area) that are close to the towns of Reus and Tarragona in southern Catalunya. The type of rock found at Margalef is conglomerate, and the style of climbing is all about pockets, with an abundance […]

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Rock Climbs in Annecy Guidebook

January 3, 2018

Climb Europe wishes all of our customers a happy New Year.  January is always a good month to plan your holidays and adventures for the year ahead. The French Alps is always a popular climbing destination, with most climbers heading for Chamonix.  For those who wish to escape the crowds of Chamonix but still experience […]

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Rock around the World Guidebook

December 6, 2017

Christmas is always a good excuse to buy yourself a present; one that will inspire you to dream of big routes in great locations around the world. Sounds good? Then the Rock around the World Guidebook is for you. It describes 180 multi-pitch routes (both sport and trad) in 7 different areas around the world, […]

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Portugal Rock Climbing Guidebook

October 9, 2017

A new Portugal rock climbing guidebook has just been published, the first for over 10 years, that provides a huge update on all the new developments during this time and describes the best places for climbing in Portugal. There are many excellent places to go climbing in Portugal and the following areas are some of […]

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New Tarragona Climbs Guidebook

September 18, 2017

The 2nd edition of the Tarragona Climbs Guidebook has recently been published. It covers selected sport routes in the Sierra de Prades Mountains that are widely regarded as some of the finest single pitch sport routes in Europe. The Sierra de Prades Mountains rise sharply behind the coastal city of Tarragona, located to the south […]

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