Access issues inherited from Ostrov

Get the local climbing guidebook from Refugio Tisá, HUDY Hřensko possibly also from the local camp. Two options available:

Průvodce Ostrov: standard czech text guide, 2021, ~19€, uses traditional Ostrov grading system

Geoquest Kletterführer Ostrov: TOPO guide in German and English, 2020, ~40€, uses saxon grading system in line with Bielatal

Ethic inherited from Labské pískovce

Check particular areas for more detailed rules and nature protecton restrictions. General czech sandstone rules apply in all areas:

  1. Climbing is only allowed on dry rock.

  2. No changing of the rock surface.

  3. No hardware protection (friends, rocks, pitons). The gaps between the ring/bolts may only be filled with slings. UFOs (textile friends) are allowed.

  4. No Toprope if it may damage rock or fixed protection (=in theory allowed if there is a maillon or if you use own quickdraw as anchor point AND there is no rope friction with rock)

  5. First ascents shall be consulted upfront with the area administrator. Contacts available at

  6. Further local rules apply depending on the level of protection. See the particular area details.


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FA: Kurt Nitzschmann, 1920

FA: Karel Bělina & M.Vlk, 1983

FA: Zdeněk Kropáček & M.Sobotka, 1967

FA: Jaromír Rada & F.Kovařík, 1988

FA: Jan Hoblák und Jan Voves, 1987

FA: Jaromír Rada, J.Brchel & J.Mayer, 1952

FA: Stanislav Busínský & F.Kodeš

FA: Petr Kouba & J.Musil, 2004

FA: Karl Krombholz, B.Fabián, G.Lehmann & J.Bílek, 1967


FA: Heinz May & W.Förschner, 1932


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