In the Topla
Nature Park under Mt. Peca you can find the green Burjakove peči climbing area,
which is one of the tallest and best rock climbing areas in Slovenia. The wall
faces southeast and is situated 850m above sea level, which means that you can
not only enjoy peace and quiet, but also be able to climb when most of other
climbing areas are heated by the sun!
4a–4c (3), 5a–5c (6), 6a–6b+ (28), 6c–7a+ (22), 7b–7c+ (19), 8a–9b (13)
appropriate time: from April to October
wedges: glue-in bolts and drilled bolts
possible with vehicles, there is a parking lot under the wall
from the parking lot: 1-10 min walk
Burjakove peči climbing area is situated in the Geopark Karavanke, assisted by
UNESCO (www.geopark.si), and in the Topla Nature Park
protected as a landscape park so you have to follow the rules of
the protected area.
some other very good climbing areas: Matvoz in Javorje, Štenge above Mežica, Kot above Prevalje,
Votla peč near Ravne na Koroškem, Zabričnikova peč, climbing area Sele and
Kalvarija, Perkolica and Prepihova dolina near Radljah ob Dravi.
If you love
huge rocks thrown all around the valleys and forests, then Koroška is the right
place for you to release your adventurous spirit!
in Topla are situated only two kilometres before the Burjakove peči climbing
area. Numerous boulders in Ožbalt village also offer a special pleasure and
challenge, as this is one of the few places in Slovenia for igneous rock