Jura Północna - Podlesice

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Jura Północna - Podlesice
Created On: Sep 17, 2008
Last Edited On: Sep 18, 2008


Skały Podlesickie ( rocks in Podlesice ) are part of Skały Kroczyckie ( rocks in Kroczyce ) and are also a part of North Jura, the biggest rock climbing region in Poland. These rocks are situated between Zawiercie and Częstochowa.

Getting There

It is possible to reach Podlesice from biggest city in region - Zawiercie only by bus and car.
There are a lot of trains to Zawiercie from most biggest Polish towns situated in the south of country, like Kraków, Katowice, Częstochowa.

Red Tape

There aren't any prohibition about climbing there, but bear in mind that it is nature reserve, so behave appropriate.


You can find there a lot of routes grade from I ( UIAA - I, USA - 3rd class ) up to VI.8 ( UIAA - 9a, USA - 5.15a )
Climbing on Jura's limestone is specific becouse of its slippery, often without any friction.
Routes are 1 pitch, and relative short.

There are two biggest climbing areas:

I - Góra Zborów

Highest rock has 20 meters

There are 365 climbing routes graded from I up to VI.6+ (8b+ ; 5.14b)

II - Góra Kołoczek

Highest rock has 25 meters

There are 271 climbing routes graded from III up to VI.8 (9a ; 5.15a) including many hard routes and boulders.

Góra KołoczekOkręt With its short but hard route Mental Terror VI.8


In the village there are a lot of camping places, rooms for rent, and a Ostaniec hotel.


Jura Północna - Podlesice

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