Head to the Giant Mountains (Krkonose) in Bohemia and climb stunning natural ice falls. The Jizera Mountains are another popular ice climbing area in the country. Discover great ice climbing possibilities for all levels in this beautiful destination in Europe.
The Czech Republic is a landlocked country, located at the heart of Europe. It is bordered by Austria to the south, Germany to the west, Poland to the Northeast and Slovakia to the east.
Although the Giant Mountains are the most popular ice climbing location, the Jizera Mountains offer the possibility to climb long into the spring due to the very cold local climate, with an icy terrain of about 25m high. The Jeseniky Mountains offer an attractive 20-meter long ice cascade. There is also an artificially made ice-climbing wall in the center of Liberec.
Be aware, Czech Republic is not a typical ice climbing destinations. Mountains are not that high, and there are no technically difficult or extremely steep icefalls to satisfy the advanced climbers. But there are plenty of great options for intermediate climbers and beginners.
The climate of the Czech Republic has cold winters, during which the temperature is often below freezing. Snowfalls are frequent but generally not abundant.
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Prague’s international airport (PRG) connects the Czech capital with major cities throughout Europe, the UK, Asia and the Middle East. You can easitly get from Prague to the north or the country by bus or train.
January to March
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