Access: Temporary closure due to bird nesting

Several rocks are closed due to bird nesting, mainly falcon and black stork. Namely: Rozhledna, Venušin pahorek, Běliningrad, Věž Zdenky, Obr, Sfinga, Hrobka, Zalesněná věž. Expected until mid June. Thank you for respecting the closure.

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Created 6 weeks ago



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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Set by Helmut Rahn, 1937

Set by Karel Bělina, J.Nedvědický & M.Burýšek, 1981

Set by František Žid, K.Bělina & V.Kašpar, 1980

Set by Jan Bílek & G.Lehmann, 1967

Set by Jan Bílek, 1978

Set by Jan Bílek, 1967

Set by Karel Bělina & J.Řežníková, 2003

Set by Jan Bílek & B.Fabián, 1967

Set by Karel Bělina, K.Rájecký & L.Müllerová, 2003

Set by Günther Lehmann & J.Bílek, 1967

Set by Karel Bělina & F.Žid, 1983

Set by Jaroslav Maršík & W.Kubinec, 1967

Set by Karel Bělina, J. Vlček, J. Bechyně & M. Vlk, 1983

Set by Günther Lehmann & J.Bílek, 1967

Set by Jiří Slavík & Petr Slanina, 1994

Set by Karel Bělina & F.Žid, 1981

Set by Karel Bělina & K.Frič, 1980

Set by J.Chrt & M.Prokop, 1986

Set by Günther Lehmann & J.Bílek, 1967

Set by Karel Bělina & R.Krumplová, 2008

Set by Karel Bělina & K.Frič, 1980


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