You are looking for a special rock to climb?
Then you are exactly right in the West Palatinate. At various rocks and massive walls are great via climbing tours designated. From easy to challenging, there is something here for everyone. Get an overview of the various climbing spots in the region here.
Safety first: Climb only with suitable safety equipment and sufficient previous knowledge (climbing course) or with a trained coach.
The Association of Palatinate Climbers maintains a list of currently closed crags and has published guidelines for gentle climbing in the Palatinate Forest.
Please inform yourself about possible closures beforehand and follow the guidelines to protect our nature.
Also note the tips for safety and the tips for more nature conservation of the campaign “Uffbasse” by Pfalz Touristik.
The Adelsfelsen, which is divided into four sectors and is 32 meters high, can be climbed in Schönau. Due to the brittle rock, only advanced and experienced climbers should dare to climb the routes.
The Altschlossfelsen in Eppenbrunn is an imposing rock formation that is 1.5 kilometers long in total. On the rock reef, which is up to 20 meters high, climbers can not only discover traces of four medieval castles, but also climb a variety of routes.
The 58-meter-high Backelstein was the site of the Fliehburg Backelstein in earlier times. Today, summit climbers can only discover remains of the castle. Especially advanced climbers will find a suitable climbing spot here.
Located on the large Rauhberg, the 44-meter high Bavariafels allows tours of all levels of difficulty. The entry area of the rock is particularly suitable for young climbers.
Boulder wall Pirmasens
In the middle of downtown Pirmasens, a four-meter-high and 16-meter-wide bouldering wall can be climbed. The routes are suitable for beginners to advanced climbers and extend over the entire rock wall.
The Dimbergpfeiler, also called Wehrfelsen, is part of a 600 meter long rock band on the Dimberg. The routes are rated between easy and moderately difficult and offer a view all the way to Trifels.
The Kippkopffelsen, also called Geißenfelsen, refers to a 522 meter long rock reef on the mountain Kippkopf in Leimen. The climbing offer at the rock is especially suitable for families with children and boulderers.
The 61 meter high Lämmerfelsen in Dahn is a rocky reef divided by towers. The 200 meter long rock face offers tours of varying degrees of difficulty and is thus suitable for everyone.
The Luger Friedrich or also called Fritz is considered the landmark of the municipality of Lug and towers over the municipality area on the 450 meter high Höllenberg. The comparatively long routes are recommended especially for experienced climbers.
Pferchfeld Massif & Tower
Together with the Pferchfeld massif, the Pferchfeld tower extends to form a rocky reef several hundred meters long and up to 55 meters high. Special features for climbers result from the mostly vertical wall inclination and the honeycomb-like structure of the bundsandstein.
The Rappenwand is a 44 meter high red sandstone rock at the foot of the Winterberg. It offers a large number of routes, especially for beginners to advanced climbers.
The approximately twelve-meter-high Rappersborn rock on the Hermerskopf in Heltersberg is particularly suitable for bouldering due to the rock quality and the shortness of the routes.
The Salzwooger Teufelstisch in the municipality of Lemberg offers climbing tours of medium difficulty. Compared to the Hinterweidenthaler Teufelstisch, less tourist traffic is to be expected here.
The 35-meter high Schulerturm is part of the Drachenfels castle complex in Busenberg. The tours at the Schulerturm are mostly moderately difficult and are partly also suitable for climbing in winter.
The 46-meter-high Spirkelbacher Rauhfels offers versatile opportunities and routes for beginners as well as advanced climbers. Especially recommendable is the view from the top of the rock to the surrounding area.