Rock Climbing Walls in Leysin

Leysin

Chalet Mirval

Chalet Mirval

Leysin, Vue sur le lac depuis le Kuklos

Leysin, Vue sur le lac depuis le Kuklos

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Chalet Sybil, 1854 Leysin : vue en direction du sud-ouest

Rock climbing requires a certain amount of strength and a particular style, and can be practised both outdoors and indoors.

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These climbing walls enable beginners to learn techniques, manoeuvres and gestures involved in rock climbing, while experienced climbers can train in order to perfect their techniques or to learn a new move that they can use later in a natural environment. Leysin has three rock climbing walls:

1) The "Centre Sportif de la Patinoire" has five routes. Height: 12 metres / width: 6 metres
2) The "Centre Sportif de la Piscine" has 9 routes. Height: 8 metres / width: 12 metres
3) The "Centre Sportif de la Piscine" also has a climbing boulder. Height: 2.5 metres / surface: 60 metres. This is unusual as climbers are not issued with a safety rope; however, there is a safety mat on the ground.

The wall and the necessary equipment is available at the centre.
Note: there is no supervision. However, it is possible for beginners to hire a mountain guide on request.

Centre Sportif de la Patinoire, tel.: +41 (0)24 493 2270
, tel.: +41 (0)24 494 2244

How to get there:
By car: take the A9 motorway, exit at Aigle then follow signs for Leysin (about 30 minutes). The Centre Sportif de la Patinoire is at the entrance to the village. The Centre Sportif de la Piscine is in the centre of the village.
By train: From Aigle, take the cog train that stops at all three stations in Leysin (there is a train every hour, and the journey takes approximately 35 minutes).

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