With Croatia being a mountainous country it is a rock climbers dream. Croatia can offer everything from multi-pitch traditional routes, sport climbing (single and multi-pitch) to deep water soloing (DWS) and bouldering on glorious limestone rock.
The map opposite shows the main rock climbing areas in Croatia, which are located close to either major cities or popular holiday resorts within Croatia. These main rock climbing areas are as follows:
Paklenica is the most famous and best place to go rock climbing in Croatia, which is located close to Zadar. Paklenica offers the rock climber everything from single pitch bolted sport routes, to multi-pitch sport and traditional routes. The dramatic 350m high face known as Anica kuk emphasizes everything that is excellent about rock climbing in Paklenica.
Split – this region also includes the rock climbing on the islands of Hvar, Brac & Vis, and offers over 1,200 mainly single pitch sport routes. Also at Omis there are some bolted multi-pitch routes up to 300m long.