Climbing walls

Oulu Climbing Center is located in an old factory area designed by Alvar Aalto in 1930. Our main hall is built inside an old power factory. In this building you will find the rope hall (up to 16m high), old boulder and autobelay walls. We also have a small bouldering wall dedicated to children. In addition to climbing walls you will have access to dressing rooms with showers, warm up space and various training setups. By the entrance we have a café and climbing equipment shop. Just across the street we have another bouldering hall in an old industrial warehouse. Our yearly members and monthly pass users ger a 24/7 pass to this hall. Others can climb in the 24/7 hall with regular entry fee or sign in from serial card during the opening hours. Entry fees and serial cards are paid to our main hall.


Rope hall

Our rope walls are 16 meters high and we usually have about 50 routes to climb. About half of these are accessible by top rope and the rest are for lead climbing. Our competition wall is 25 degrees overhanging on the steepest part.

Rope walls are available to you after you have a the Finnish national belay card. You can either take the test when you come climb or participate in one of our rope climbing courses. You can check the belay test content at our front desk. Finland has fairly strict belay test guidelines compared to many other countries so make sure to ask what’s allowed before the test! Belay card must be visible on your harness at all times when in rope hall. Beginners and first time climbers can try rope climbing in a guided session where the guide belays you on top rope.

Old boulder

Old boulder hall is good for getting started in bouldering or climbing overall. There’s usually more routes for beginners on this side (compared to 24/7 boulder), but there’s always stuff to do for more advanced climbers as well. The floor is covered with half a meter of mattress to soften falls. The walls surrounding the hall are 4,5 meters high and the mushroom shape in the middle is 4 meters high. The profiles differ from an easy slab to 45 degree overhang and different shaped bulges.

Downstairs we have a small warmup room with kettlebells and basic warmup gear. At the top of  the boulder we have 5 different finger boards, regular and thick pull up bars, gymnastic rings and a small adjustable slab section to train your footwork on.


Autobelay wall

We have 14 autobelay lines. The lines are between 9-12m high. These walls are available to all. First time climbers will receive help with putting on harness and safety guidance from the staff. There’s something to climb for all level of climbers. You can come with your kid for the first time or train endurance for the coming outdoor season. Since 2023 we’ve added a TRUBLUE SPEED device to our wall to safely let you try how fast you can climb to the top. Weight limit for autobelay: min 10 kg, max 125 kg.

Since 2020 we’ve used TRUBLUE autobelay devices.

24/7 Boulder

24/7 boulder is located straight across the street from our main halls entrance. There’s about 500 square meters of wall to climb and a versatile campus board with finger boards. In addition to the main walls we have moon board on 25 and 40 degree angles, a spray wall (can be found in stökt app) and warm up space. Warm up space has all the regular training equipment for climbing and basic gym weights. You can get a 24/7 access to this hall with yearly membership and monthly card. Serial card climbers can stay in the hall after main hall is closed, as long as the card has been signed in before closing. Single pass climbers can use the hall during opening hours.

Dressing rooms and showers are located in the second floor.