Bogotá has several places to climb, an increasingly popular activity among young people and adults. To practice it you don’t necessarily have to go to a mountain, because you can go to the covered and safe gyms in the Colombian capital, which guarantee fun and excitement without accidents.

These are the 9 best places to climb in Bogotá.

1. Andean Summit

The Andean Summit has climbing walls with different heights and difficulties for beginners and experts.

It is one of the most popular climbing centers in Bogotá because it also offers courses from 8 to 12 classes on weekends and organizes excursions to the Suesca municipality, where you will climb natural walls.

Visit Cumbre Andina at Carrera 24 #77-55, Monday through Friday from 10 am to 10 pm and Saturdays from 9 am to 7 pm. On Sundays and holidays it opens and closes at 10 am and 5 pm, respectively. Learn more here .

2. Sweden

Fantastic natural complex to practice climbing one hour away from Bogotá. It has at least 400 routes with rocks that range in height from 20 to 130 meters.

Gyms often plan excursions to Suesca for those who prefer to climb natural mountains. It is a beautiful place to spend a day of adventure and fun.

The complex is 60 km from Bogotá leaving the city via the Tunja highway. Visit it from 9 am to 1 pm.

3. Solid Rock

Since its opening in 1997, it has been the oldest climbing gym in the Colombian capital and one of the most visited.

Its tallest wall of the several that it has reaches 5 meters in height and as in Cumbre Andina, theoretical and practical climbing classes are given with a German learning method.

Visit Roca Sólida at Avenida 19 #125-26 local 2, Monday through Friday from 10 am to 10 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm. Sunday and holidays they work from 9 am to 5 pm. Learn more here .

4. Compensate

Ideal climbing center for beginners because its walls are more recreational than demanding. They are 9.26 meters high.

In 30 minutes of free climbing you can climb its unique walls in Latin America Twister South, Cloud 9, Big Cheese, Speed ​​Climb, Face to Face and Spaghetti Junction. Each with capacity for 8 people.

Rates include helmet rental, talquera, climbing shoes, harness and an induction.

Their prices are classified into categories:

Category A: 4700 pesos.

Category B: 5,200 pesos.

Category C: 6200 pesos.

Unaffiliated: 8500 pesos.

Go to Compensar on Calle 139 # 94-55, Tuesday through Friday from 1 pm to 9 pm. Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Holidays, from 10 am to 6 pm. Learn more here .

5. Weya

Climbing center with pleasant and safe spaces for novice and expert climbers of all ages, opened in 2015.

It is focused on education, training and practice of the popular sport, with a 4.50 meter high wall and 130 square meters for bouldering. Its more than 1,500 holds are rotated so that the wall is always dynamic.

Those who go for the first time are received with a brief instruction on the basics of the sport. They also offer classes adapted for children, training for adults and the option of free practice.

Don’t worry if you don’t have the equipment, at Weya you can rent it. Find them at Carrera 20 B # 73-17, from Monday to Friday from 1 pm to 9:45 pm. Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Sundays and holidays are reserved for direct rock climbing excursions. Learn more here .

6. Block Zone

Block Zone is an excellent place to practice wall climbing, ideal for all ages. Since its inauguration in 2007, it has been one of the reference centers in Bogotá.

Its indoor facilities offer free practice, classes, courses and memberships. Children have their fun and safe learning area.

Attend the Block Zone and sign up for Caseritos, a biannual tournament with 8 categories from children to elite men. In addition to climbing, yoga classes are given.

Visit this innovative training center at Carrera 21 #50-34, Monday through Friday from 10 am to 9:45 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 9 pm. On Sundays they are open from 11 am to 5 pm. Learn more here .


7. Rockopolis DC

Perhaps the most complete climbing center in Bogotá, where they offer introductory climbing classes, spotting, directed training, aerial fabric, and assembly and sweeping station courses.

Despite being one of the newest in the capital, it is also among the most visited. Athletes go to climb its 10-meter-high walls.

Rocópolis DC is not like other climbing centers. To practice the sport you must first pass an exam that will determine your level of experience.

Its route with tetris dams is one of the most innovative in the capital, whose ascents are always observed by qualified personnel.

Find them at Carrera 49 # 128c-17, Monday through Friday from 2 pm to 10 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm. On Sundays they are open from 12 noon to 6 pm. Learn more here .


8. Climbing Wall El Salitre UDS

Sports complex where, in addition to climbing, you can practice other sports such as soccer, baseball, tennis, athletics, bicycle cross and softball.

You will only be able to climb its high wall if you attend to the advice and safety regulations dictated by qualified personnel. Also if you have the respective equipment to climb.

Visit this outdoor recreation center at Calle 63, N°68-45, Monday through Friday from 7 am to 4:30 pm. Learn more here .



9. Great Wall

Indoor climbing gym of the first in the capital. Its great wall can be climbed by amateurs and experts. You can choose between several types of climbing:

1. Hit: a single climb under the tutelage and guidance of a coach.

2. Directed training: 8 sessions with a trainer.

3. Advanced services: without instructor.

It is one of the best options for climbing because of its facilities and, above all, its qualified staff.

Visit Grand Pared at Carrera 7. #50-02, Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 9:45 pm. On Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Do not wait any longer to start practicing this sport that, in addition to being fun, will improve your physical conditions. Bogotá has the best places for it, go ahead and climb your first wall.

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