The First Hvar Climbing Festival
Rock-climbers, get ready for an unforgettable experience! We invite you to the first climbing festival in Vela Stiniva, Pokrivenik and Lučišća! This is an opportunity to get together with other enthusiasts to test your climbing skills on some of the most impressive rockfaces on Hvar. You will be greeted by phenomenal views and magnificent natural scenery, while our experienced guides will help you safely to enjoy everything which this festival has to offer!
Base camp, where there will also be a relevant programme of events: Kamp Mina, Jelsa
17:00 – Yoga with Iva
20:00 – Official opening ceremony and presentation of the Festival programme
Climbing marathon in Vela Stiniva, one of the best climbing areas in the world. All the rock in Stiniva is next to the beach, so you can cool your muscles in the crystal clear Adriatic Sea in between climbs.
08:30 – Departure for the Vela Stiniva rockface with FREE Shuttle boat
9:00 – Start of the marathon
20:00 – Tour of Jelsa town, free of charge
21:00 -End of the marathon
21:00 – Return from Vela Stiniva with FREE Shuttle boat
Lučišća is a tufa paradise recently bolted and still mostly unclimbed. Routes start from 5c, but most of them are in the F7a-F9b level. Many king lines are waiting for the first ascent, including the megat line of the island, a 60m monster approximated at 9b+. Come there to climb and support the first ascentionists!
08:30h – Departure from Jelsa for the First Ascent at Lučišća with FREE Shuttle bus
9:00h – First ascent day sa Dani Andrada, Mina Markovič, Klemen Bečan and many more
18:00h – FREE Shuttle bus from Lučišća to Jelsa
20:00 – Mini-exhibition of local products at the Mina Camp
21:00 – Party night, to the cinema of Jelsa
Free climbing, deep water soloing or multi pitch climbing. This day is up to you. But we do provide a free shuttle bus to another area next to the sea, the lovely Pokrivenik. Like in Vela Stiniva, here you can also mix the beach with your ascents, only a few meters apart.
09:30 – Departure for the Pokrivenik rockface – FREE Shuttle boat
20:00 – Return from Pokrivenik – FREE Shuttle boat
- Participants who register by June 1st 2023 will be guaranteed a 30% discount on the ferry fare from Split to Stari Grad and a 10% discount on the camping fee at the Mina Camp. To register, send your details (name, surname, year of birth, country, and car registration) to this email address: email@example.com, with the title ‘HvarClimbing Festival-prijava’, to secure the aforementioned discounts.
- Transfers to the Hvar climbing sites will be provided.