2017 Climbing Festivals Around the World Guide

Are you planning a climbing trip in 2017? You like to hang out with others and share your rock climbing or bouldering passion? You like to learn new climbing tricks and meet nice people from all over the world? Then you should consider haven fun at one of these climbing festivals in 2017.

The following climbing festivals are the ones we found so far. Feel free to post a comment if we missed a festival, a rock trip or a climbing meeting. We will add it then afterwards to the list which is ordered by country. Find our 2016 Climbing Festivals Guide for Italy and Greece here.

Climbing Festivals by Country

Australia and New Zealand Climbing Festivals

North Black Range Boulder Meet 2017

October 15 – 16
North Black Range in Tallaganda National Park, NSW, near Canberra


Canada Climbing Festivals

Canmore Climbing Festival 2017

August 2017

The Canmore Climbing Festival is a grassroots, community driven event. It is a reason to gather climbers of all ages, locations and backgrounds to the great Canadian Rockies each summer to celebrate, educate and inspire.

Germany and Austria Climbing Festivals

Marmot-Frankenjura-Kletterfestival 2017

May 25 -28  2017
Königsstein, Germany

Austria Climbing Festival 2017

September 2017
Ginzling, Zillertal, Austria

Greece Climbing Festivals

Climbing Festival Kalymnos 2017

October 2017
Kalymnos island, Greece

Check out our short Kalymnos climbing guide.

Italy Climbing Festivals

Dolorock 2017

May 26 – 28, 2017
Landro, Italy

Review on Dolorock 2016 (German): climax-magazine.com

Rockmaster Festival 2017

August 2017
Arco, Trentino, Italy

The Rockmaster climbing competition which is held each year in August since 1987 pushed the myth of Arco rock climbing. It was won in the first years by Stefan Glowasz and Lynn Hill. Nowadays its still very popular with new generation athletes like Angy Eiter or Adam Ondra.

San Vito Climbing Festival 2017

August 2017
San Vito Lo Capo, Sicily, Italy

UK Climbing Festivals

Base Camp Festival 2017

September 2017
Outside Darley Dale in the Peak District

Try a range of adventure activities (including hiking, biking, kayaking, climbing, bushcraft), listen to tales of adventure from explorers and party in the woods to live music and entertainment.

USA Climbing Festivals

24th Hueco Rock Rodeo 2017

February 10 – 12, 2017
Hueco, Texas

The American Alpine Club is proud to host the annual tradition of the Hueco Rock Rodeo. This is the premier outdoor bouldering competition in America! Drawing a huge crowd of American and International competitors dueling it out at the most iconic bouldering location in the states.

Cody Ice Climbing Festival

February 10-12 2017
Cody, Wyoming

Cody Ice Festival 2017

Ouray Ice Festival 2017

January 19-22, 2017
Ouray, Colorado

2017 Women’s Climbing Festival

March 3-5, 2017
Bishop, California

Red Rock Rendevouz 2017

March 24 – 27, 2017
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, Blue Diamond, Nevada
Red Rock Rendevouz

Red Rock Rendezvous is the country’s largest outdoor climbing festival, with clinics for ALL climbers, regardless of skill level.
Find more here:  http://blog.mountainhardwear.com/red-rock-rendezvous-2016-2/

Foto: Mountain Hardware Blog

24th International Climbers Festival

July 12 – 16, 2017
Lander, Wyoming

South America Climbing Festivals

La Mojarra Salvaje 2017

January 8, 2017
Mesa de los Santos, Vereda La Mojarra SANTANDER, COLOMBIA
La Mojarra, Refugio La Roca, Colombia

Check out more about amazing La Mojarra rock climbing in our area guide.

BLOQUEando 2017

October 2017, October 28 – 30 2016
Valle de Chalkupunku, Altiplano, Bolivia
17º57´04″ S 68º37´40″ W

BLOQUEando, es un evento de escalada, en su modalidad “bouldering”, que reúne a escaladores, amantes de la naturaleza y del deporte al aire libre.


Inka Waqanqa Rock Trip 2017

October 2017
2016 October 28 – 31
Near Lake Conococha, Peru
2016 Facebook Event Page

1 comment

  1. Hi! I’m Marie and one of the organizer of BLOQUEando climbing festival in Bolivia. Thank you very to reference our festival ! The one of this year will take place on October 27-28-29 in Pomani, it’s a new location. the web site is still: http://www.bloqueando.com and we have a Facebook Page: BLOQUEando where you can find more information. Thank you!

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