Rock Climbing in Stuttgart, Wall Climbing Theme Parks
Stuttgart is nestled between vineyards and thick woodlands. There are over 400 flights of stairs around the city (20km worth) dating back to the time when vineyards covered the whole of the city. So climbing and discovering all those stairs is enough to keep you busy.
Around Stuttgart lies a range of heights which give the city its beautiful look of an inhabited hollow surrounded by a crown of green hills. Birkenkopf with its additional 120 ft of height due to piled rubble, has become the highest point in Stuttgart. The Blautal (Blau Valley) is located south of Stuttgart, and close to the city of Ulm. The style of rock climbing at Blautal at south of Stuttgart is all about sport routes on limestone rock, with lots of pockets. The vast majority of the routes are single pitch, though there are some multi-pitch routes up to 3 pitches long.
The amusement park Rutesheim offers a challenge of a special kind of obstacle course of ropes, rope bridges, zip-lines and wooden piers. Participants can move from tree to tree over an area of 2,000 meters (6500 feet) of climbing, 14 trails, two training courses, 110 exercises of high ropes courses and cable cars. The park provides attractive recreational activities for families, businesses, schools or youth groups.
Kletterzentrum is one of the largest climbing facilities in Stuttgart with a height up to 16 meters (52 feet), over 4,000 square meters (13,123 square feet) of climbing surface with about 460 different climbing routes. This outdoor and indoor facility offers fun for climbers and non-climbers alike regardless of weather. Climbing instructions are offered to educate and train beginners and advanced students. Children are able to let off steam in the playground area, which is visible from almost all indoor areas.
Discover the Stuttgart forest from suspension bridges, high ropes and zip lines. Visitors’ experience is about skill, balance and confidence but not about athletic performance. The challenging ropes course is 3-12 meters (10-39 feet) high with 60 varied elements to overcome. It is one of the best rope systems in Stuttgart.The course for beginners is not without a challenge either. It is 3-7 meters (10-23 feet) high with 20 climbing elements.