iClimb 風城攀岩館

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Description: Possibly the largest climbing gym in Taiwan, iClimb is in Jhubei, Hsinchu County. Walls go up quite high to 16m, there’s a nice climbing shop with a good selection of equipment and books, and a bouldering cave.
Offers: Top rope & Sport (16m), Bouldering

Location新竹縣竹北市成功二街98號
Hours: Weekdays 10am-10:30pm. Weekends 9am-9pm
Phone: (03)6588588
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Price: $200 a day, discounted Memberships/punch cards also available

Rating: ★★★★½ 

Notes: By far the best gym in Taiwan we’ve been to, iClimb has 16m high lead climbing walls that go into a roof. Besides the lead area there is a bouldering cave as well as a shorter, top rope only section(the routes there go about 9m high).

The climbing shop attached has a good selection of gear, and a really good selection of climbing books, including Long Dong trad climbs, Rock Climbing Taiwan, and even copies of the hard to find Guanziling guidebook.

There is a truly friendly atmosphere here from the staff as well as the climbers, and it’s a great place.

The one con? No AC. The gym is awesome enough that we can look past it, but just.. be warned, it gets hot in the summertime!

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  1. 4 Responses to “iClimb 風城攀岩館”

  2. There is another great climbing wall located in National Tsing Hua University including a 16m-high wall and a bouldering tower, which is freely open for climbers. You may add this information in Hsinchu climbing as well. 

    By cwchang on May 17, 2012

  3. cwchang, I’ve added an entry for National Tsing Hua university now. Thanks!

    By Danger on May 29, 2012

  4. This is the worst rock climbing gym possible! Seriously! I have no idea how this has a rating above 1 stars. I have been to over 30 gyms in countries around the US, Europe, and asia and could never imagine a gym this bad. So what makes it so bad? There is like 10-15 routes in the gym, and what there is is completely just horrible. I am a solid climber who has been climbing for over 10 years in some of the worlds best outdoor destinations and I have a pretty good feel for a general range of ratings. But this place just has the worst ratings possible. I seriously could only climb 1 boulder problem (I usually climb V4-V6) and 2 rope routes (usually I climb high 11′s). It is just mind blowing how bad this gym is. There is holds everywhere on the wall for no reason, and the holds are all super old and have never been cleaned. The owners of this gym could not possibly care about the quality of product they are selling. No wonder it was completely empty. It was very disappointing. I travel for work and climb on the road all around and thought I had seen gyms that were not very good, but this place is undeniably just horrible. I would rather not train for the 2 months I am here than ever come back here. There are better gyms in Taipei so i guess I will take the train if I want to get a work out in or just climb in Long Dong. Please if you are the owner of this gym you should please just put it up for sale. You have no passion for offering a quality gym to your customers and it is just sad. So sad i went here. I cant imagine why someone would do this to such a  beautiful place. When you walk in it looks nice at first glance. the walls have enough space for some good potential, but there is just nothing to climb. My climbing partner has been here a couple times just to do some finger exercises and offered to clean holds and set routes, but they said they would not allow it. I will stop by rant, but I am truly sad that the owners have an opportunity to introduce climbing to the Taiwanese population, but this place would never inspire a new climber to start or an experience climber to work out to become better. So sad… smh.

    By Brandon Himmel on May 16, 2016

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