Mountain Experience

Rock Climbing Weekend

Two days climbing on the most famous climbing rocks in Macedonia - Demir Kapija and Kamena Baba

Highlights of the tour:

1. Climbing on excellent limestone in Demir Kapija
2. Climbing in one of the world famous bouldering areas around the city of Prilep
3. Possibility for climbing new lines
4. Enjoying traditional food and wines

Difficulty Level


Best period

March to late October


Everybody has to know that the right clothing and equipment is essential for a successful mountain trip. There will be some items and travel clothes which you will want to pack for the journey which will not be required on the tour in the mountains, so these may be left at your hotel and collected at the end, a light fold away small bag is useful for these items.

The following list is a combination of suggestion, advice and our experience of what you will need. For additional information's do not hesitate to contact us.

This is what we think essential for safety and basic comfort.

For climbing

  • Approach shoes or trail running shoes
  • Rock climbing shoes
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Carabiners - non locking x 5 pcs
  • Carabiners - auto locking or manual locking x 3 pcs
  • Belay device
  • Tapes 4 x 60 cm
  • Accessory cord 2 x 2m (5 mm)

For outdoor

Sun protection
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Sunglasses
Clothing warm weather
  • Wicking T - shirt (synthetic or wool)
  • Wicking underwear
  • Quick - drying pants or shorts
  • Long - sleeve shirt (protecting from sun, bugs)
  • Sun - shielding hat
  • Bandana or Buff
Clothing cool weather
  • Wicking long - sleeve T - shirt
  • Wicking long underwear
  • Hat, cap, skullcap, balaclava or headband
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Rainwear (jackets, pants - waterproof and breathable)
  • Fleece jacket or vest, and pants
  • Backpack 30 - 45 liters
  • Energy food and beverages
  • Water bottle or camelback
  • First aid kit
  • Knife or multi - tool, duct tape strips
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Camera
  • Wet wipes and toilet rolls
  • Small Ziploc plastic boxes
  • Notebook & Pencil
  • Money belt


    Day 1

    This day is planned for climbing on the rocks in Demir Kapija. The first half of the day we will climb on short routes for "warming up", and in the second part of the day we will climb some of the classic multi pitch routes in the gorge. On the end of the day we will enjoy in the local kitchen specialties and the famous Demir Kapija’s wine.

    Day 2

    This day is reserved for climbing in the “unavoidable” tourist – climbing centre Kamena Baba near Prilep. We climb boulder problems – directions and short sport directions. After the climbing, we’ll go and enjoy in the far known traditional kitchen of Prilep.

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