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Alessandro Cancian

Alessandro is just as #naturallycurious as you are. Better yet, he knows about the most stunning outdoor experiences in Europe and is keen to share them with you. Check Alessandro and get inspired!

Scale Czechia’s Great Rocks

For me, reaching the top of a rock I’ve climbed is a uniquely satisfying accomplishment—a strange combination of conquering the rock and being one with the beauty of it. I just finished an exciting rock-climbing adventure at Via Ferrata on the Shepherd’s Wall near Děčín (about an hour’s drive from Prague). I chose Shepherd’s Wall for two reasons: the 16 paths one can choose from, some as high as 170 meters up. The other reason? When you reach the top, you have a gorgeous view of Děčín below as well as a broad river.

If you’re #NaturallyCurious about rock-climbing, there are many excellent spots in the Czech Republic. Want to get a sense of what your climb might look like? Check out my interview with Marie Lollok Klementová, a local mountain guide from Czech Republic. Marie is sharing her experience and tips around climbing in her home country. Don’t miss her website if you are looking for a local mountain guide and if you’re visiting Děčín for Via Ferrata make sure always to wear a helmet and other safety gear!

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