Vojtech, IFMGA certified guide, invites you to a special spot in the Bohemian Paradise, Prachov rocks, to enjoy sandstone climbing for 1 or more days.
May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
The Prachov rocks are a diamond of the Bohemian Paradise, in Czech Republic. Rock climbing here started over 100 years ago.
In the Prachov rocks there are various climbing options in labyrinth of sandstone towers. Indeed, we can practice slab, friction or crack climbing, from thin fingers crack to chimneys. Moreover, if you want and you have the skills we can even jump from tower to tower.
One of the most popular is the Dresden Tower (Drážďanská věž). The Praying Rock ( orHand of the Monk) is also very popular.
We will meet in the region and start climbing! We can go for one or more days.
Interested in rock climbing in this very special spot of the Bohemian Paradise? Then please send me a request indicating the number of days you want to come. I would love guiding you here! And there are other great options for climbing in the area that you can check out here.
- Guiding fee
- Transport during the trip
Rented climbing gear: harness, slings, carabiners, belay device, rope, climbing gloves for crack climbing.
Camps: www.prachovskaosma.cz, Jinolické rybníky (Eden), or pensions in location.
I appreciate if you bring climbing shoes, as renting of these is limited.
Ideally in Jičín or Turnov (good bus or train connection) or directly on Turistická chata (Tourist Cottage in the Prachov Rocks) – parking. From this point it's a 2-minute walk to rocks and towers.
My name is Vojtěch but everybody calls me Watt. I started climbing when I was 16. In 2009 I got certified as a mountain guide.
My favourite activities include climbing, MTB, skiing and trail running.
These are some of my favourite crags: Prachovské skály, Bišík and Zbiroh (sandstone in The Bohemian Paradise) and Moravian Karst (limestone).
One of my best climbing achievements was in Val Qualido (Italy), also the north face of Malý Kežmarský štít, in the High Tatras (Slovakia), and many more!
As a side job, I am the editor in chief of an outdoor web, I write methodology articles for climbing magazines and climbing comics.
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Matthew John Pate
We didn't get to climb Prachov Rocks, due to unfortunate timing... it was forbidden due to being too wet after multiple days of rain before we arrived. However, we did visit there, and spent 3 days climbing at another spot where climbing was allowed. All in all, it was a great trip. Good first taste of Czech sandstone climbing for me and my son, and the guide, Vojtech was amazing. Very friendly and accommodating, and a very impressive climber 💪 Happy with what we got done.
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