Access issues inherited from Czechia

Nature protection

Check current restrictions before you visit crag and be respectful to the nature. Most crags are located in nature protected areas, climbing there is subject to the consent of nature protection authorities and compliance with the conditions set by them.

Where to check:

  1. Český horolezecký svaz - Czech Mountaineering Association: Ochrana přírody - Nature protection (czech)

  2. Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR - Nature and Landscape Protection Agency of the Czech Republic: vyhledávač - search engine (czech)

  3. Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR - Nature and Landscape Protection Agency of the Czech Republic: mapa - map (czech)

  4. Skalní oblasti ČR: Moisture conditions map, climbing restrictions map (czech)

or you can directly ask Czech Mountaineering Association on email

Ethic inherited from Czechia

Rules, principles and standards

Rock climbing in the Czech Republic is regulated by the rules, principles and set of standards for individual areas and crags. Please respect local traditions and rules.

Accept and make yourself familiar with:

  • principles of sport climbing (climb with the help of your own strength only, don't use artificial aids, etc.)
  • principles of first ascents and installing fixed protection
  • competence of regional climbing commissions of Czech Mountaineering Association (list)
  • prohibition of creating and chopping holds
  • which type of traditional climbing gear is allowed and don't damaging rock (nuts, ufos vs. friends, wires, hexes and cams)
  • possibilities of using chalk (strictly prohibited vs. tolerated)
  • restrictions resulting from weather conditions (prohibition of climbing on wet rock (eventually days after rain) or during winter)


  1. Rules of climbing in sandstone rock areas in Bohemia (czech)

  2. Rules of climbing in rock areas of the Czech republic (czech)

  3. Rules of climbing in Jizerské hory area (czech)


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FA: V. Kadlčík, 2010

FA: V. Šmída & V. Zatloukal, 1958

FA: V. Kývala & J. Zeitler, 1976

FA: Ch. Valoušek, 1952

FA: A. Srovnal & O. Srovnal, 1965

FA: J. Mlynář & M. Slaměník

FA: I. Vaňharová & R. Vaňhara, 1981

FA: J. Červinka & V. Snášel, 1954

FA: J. Mlynář & M. Slaměník

FA: R. Kamler

FA: A. Srovnal & O. Srovnal, 1965

FA: J. Červinka & M. Vašut, 1955

FA: J. Kývala & O. Štěrba

FA: J. Straka

FA: J. Kývala & P. Němec

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