Amazing climbing holidays
With breathtaking ancient rock formations, Skåne in southern Sweden is an exhilarating choice for a climbing activity holiday. Plus, it’s easily reachable from Copenhagen airport, making it ideal for a short climbing break.
Sometimes a climbing wall in your local leisure centre just won’t cut it - you have to be out there on an adventure holiday scaling the rock face itself. With breathtaking ancient rock formations, Skåne in southern Sweden is an exhilarating choice for a climbing activity holiday. Plus, it’s easily reachable from Copenhagen airport, making it ideal for a short climbing break.
If you fancy going bouldering on your climbing holiday, there’s no better place to start than the Kjugekull nature reserve. Located in northeast Skåne, this breathtaking nature reserve is Sweden’s largest bouldering area. It’s picturesque beech woodland is positively covered with boulders, ranging from slabs to highballs. With such a variety of boulders suitable for climbing, this beautiful nature reserve is a great choice for beginners and professionals alike.
Kullaberg nature reserve, on the west coast of Skåne, is one of Skåne’s most dramatic coastal landscapes. Its peninsula location makes it a fantastic climbing holiday destination as you can scale challenging cliffs on both its north and south coasts. Kullaberg is also well known for its hiking trails, so if you like the idea of an adventure holiday that combines rambling and climbing, Kullaberg is a must.
Scandinavia is well known for its ice climbing, yet as Sweden’s most southern province ice climbing is relatively rare in Skåne. If it’s been a particularly cold winter, however, Skåne can offer some breathtaking ice climbing opportunities. In northwest Skåne, Hovs Haller nature reserve’s impressive cliff faces offer excellent climbing throughout the year and in very cold winters can be a good for ice climbing. Ice climbing is particularly treacherous, so should only be attempted by experienced climbers. If you’re relatively new to climbing, stick to Skåne’s many spring and summer climbing opportunities.