Climbing Walls in Gaswerk, Zurich, Switzerland

Facility :
4 halls, 4 boulders, 1 outdoor boulder
Levels of experience:
3D walls:
Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the Canton of Zurich. It is situated on the northeastern tip of Lake Zurich in north central Switzerland. The Zurich airport and train station are the busiest and largest in the country. Zurich is a hub for road, train and air traffic. It is a leading global city and stands among the world’s largest financial centers.

Apart from these, Zurich is a city with a big sporting activity. Indoor Rock Climbing is a sport that lately is getting very popular. If you are too afraid of trying outdoors rock climbing, you may want to have fun inside so as to overcome your fears for heights. The indoors facility in Zurich offers 4 halls, a boulder area and an outdoor boulder rock.

The first hall was built in 1994, hosting up to 17 m /56 ft high walls on all four sides and a column in the middle, reaching up the ceiling. The boulder area in the first hall provides with 15 boulders. The second hall was built in 1996 and it consists of two other hydraulically adjustable walls for different slopes.

Some routes lead into the roof, thus reaching a length of 25 m / 82 ft above the ground. The bouldering area in the second hall offers 6 boulders. The third hall is the largest and was built in 1999. Inside the third one, there are several walls for novices and advanced or professional climbers, challenging them all with two extremely steep walls, where national and international competitions are regularly held on the spot.

In the spring of 2001 and the fall of 2002, it was expanded to a total of four walls. The bouldering area in hall 3 has 40 boulders. The fourth hall is available since summer of 2003. In order to bring variety, it is equipped with 3D walls and a rock structure between the striking tower and the adjacent wall, where even high caulking can take place.

The basement floor is a large boulder with a huge stalactite. Bouldering area in hall 4 offers 60 boulders. Last but not least, the outdoors area has been expanded year after year since 2001 when it was created. It hosts 20 boulders and a 3D wall since spring of 2003. It is a facility you should definitely visit. It is absolutely certain you will have a blast!

How to Get to Destination

32.2 miles/51.7 km, 41 minutes
Head west on Werftsteg to Europaplatz, turn left into Europaplatz, turn right to stay on Europaplatz, slight right to Frohburgstrasse / Route 9, turn right at the Robert-Zund-Strasse/Route 9, continue to follow the Route 9, turn left into the Bahnhofplatz/N8/Route 2/route 9, continue to follow the Bahnhofplatz/N8/Route 2, slight right to Pilatusstrasse / Route 2, turn right at Obergrundstrasse, turn left into Hirschengraben / Route 2, slight right to Hallwilerweg / Route 2, continue to follow the Route 2, take the exit to Basel / Bern / Zürich / Emmen, join the A2, keep right, follow signs for Zürich / Zug, join the A4, at junction 31-Zürich-West, stay right and follow the signs to A3 to Zürich-City/Chur (Road with controlled toll) at junction 32, keep left and follow the signs for Zürich-City/Brunau, take exit Brunau left to enter Allmendstrasse/N8, continue to Giesshübelstrasse, continue to Bederstrasse, slight left at Brandschenkestrasse, turn right at Talstrasse, turn left into Tiefenhöfe, (Road restricted).
BY CAR FROM Lausanne
139.1 miles/225 km, 2 hours 25 minutes
Head east on Pl. Saint-Francois/Route 9 to Av. du Théâtre, continue along Av. Benjamin-Constant, the Av. Benjamin-Constant turns slightly right and becomes Rue Caroline, turn right at Av. de Béthusy / Route 1, turn left into Rue du Bugnon / Route 1, continue to follow the Route 1, go through 1 roundabout, turn left at Route de Berne / Route 1,take the exit towards Simplon / Gd-St-Bernard / Fribourg, enter the A9, at junction 14-La Veyre, stay right and follow the signs for E27/A12 to Bern / Fribourg (Road with controlled toll) continue to E27 (signs for E25/A1/Zürich/Basel/Interlaken/Bern-Forsthaus/Flughafen/Zentrum) enter the A1/E27, at junction 37-Wankdorf, stay left and follow signs for E25/E27/A1 to Zürich / Basel / Biel, keep left, follow signs for Zürich / Basel / Kirchberg, keep left, follow signs for E35/A2/Zürich/Gotthard/Luzern/Rothrist, keep left to continue toward A1h, continue to A1h, proceed to Route 3, sharp right at Duttweilerstrasse, turn left into Hohlstrasse, turn right at the 3rd N8/Seebahnstrasse/ Route 3, continue to follow the N8/Route 3,turn left into Manessestrasse / Route 3, continue to follow the Route 3, then turn 180 degrees to General-Wille-Strasse, turn right at Dreikönigstrasse, turn left into the Talstrasse, take the first turning right into Tiefenhöfe (Restricted Road).
Zurich Airport,
7.9 miles/12.1 km

Take a train from anywhere in Switzerland and get at Zurich central station.


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