arl.rock - A state-of-the-art Sports Centre in St. Anton
As well as classic indoor sports activities, arl.rock offers a combination of climbing opportunities, unique in Austria. On a climbing
area of almost 1,000 square metres indoor and outdoor, “arl.rock”
brings together everything for boulder-, lead-, fixed-rope and
ice-climbing as well as the new climbing trend of dry-tooling.
60 boulders at 6 different levels of difficulty, located over an indoor
surface area of 130 square metres for climbing at a jumping height.
A further 460 square metres of
climbing surface is for lead-climbing with separate sections for
beginners, advanced and experts.
sport climbers as well as climbing enthusiasts have additional scope
with separate climbing routes and their own 17-metre-high abseil
At the spectacular arlrock-climbing tower, a total of 250 square metres
of climbing surface offers varied opportunities for vertical challenges
when the weather is warmer.
“The dot above the “i”: a climbing wall which can be iced over for ice-climbing in winter and dry tooling with spurs and picks in summer.
Up to 100 climbing routes are thus available throughout the centre as a whole.
Top climbers enthusiastic: Sport & Adventure GmbH and its team
ensures that the infrastructure which is unique in Austria comes to
life with appropriate software and programming. The company has already
been able to win over a very high-profile fan. Johanna Ernst, Austria’s
young climbing star and world cup winner 2008, appeared extremely
impressed with the new climbing centre at its opening on 30th November,
No doubt the range of climbing opportunities available led to it being
given the appropriate name of the multifunctional “arl.rock” sports
Everything for indoor sport: for visitors there is also a huge range of
opportunities should they not wish to climb walls. In the former indoor
tennis courts, active souls can practise classic indoor sports.
A special covering allows two tennis courts to be converted into either a football pitch or a volleyball court.
Squash players get their box and skittles players four bowling lanes.
After so much activity, appetites can be satisfied at the Resto-Bar.
The arl.rock-shop offers appropriate equipment to buy and hire.
The costs for the arl.rock-sports centre amount to some 2.6 million
euros. The municipality St. Anton and the Tourism Association of St.
Anton am Arlberg bear the costs.