Climbing Gear Shops

Taipei Climbing Gear Shops

Recreation Prince(Wangzi) 王子戶外休閒生活館

Location: 103 台北市大同區延平北路一段30號
Phone: (02) 25551583
Hours: Mon.~ Sat. 10:00 to 21:30, Sun. 12:00 – 19:00
Has: Gears for hiking, water/snow sport, and for climbing – not a whole lot, but they’re open on Sundays if you need last minute gear for your climbing trip!

Rating: ★★☆☆☆ 

Tingsaniou 登山友

In-depth Review | Website
Location: 台北市中山區中山北路一段22號
Phone: (02) 2311 0089
Hours: M-Sat 10AM to 9:30PM. Closed Sundays
Has: From shoes to gri-gris to Webbing cut to the length you want, they have everything you could possibly want. Visit the physical store for their complete lineup. Prices are generally quite reasonable.

Shoe brands carried are 5.10, Scarpa, Zamberlan, ClimbX and Rock Pillars.
Directions: From Taipei Main station->  go straight out of exit M7. Make a left at the corner. Look ahead and youll see the Tingsaniou sign as well as an Arc’teryx sign — that’s where the shop is. The climbing shop is #22 — third of the three doors for Tingsaniou.

Rating: ★★★★★ 

Notes: Tingsaniou is pretty much the best place we’ve found to get rock climbing gear in Taipei.

TPSS Outdoor(Taipei) – 臺北山水 台北


Location: 台北市中正區中山北路1段12號 (next to TingSanIou)

Phone:  02-23619507

Has: A solid selection of high quality gear all on one efficiently-utilized wall.

Hard gear brands include Petzl, Mammut, Black Diamond and Austrialpin.Shoe selection includes Evolv, LaSportiva and MadRock.

Prices are higher than Tingsaniou but not unreasonable.

Alpine Direct 拔山

Website & Online Store

Location: Civic Blvd. Sec 8 #552 (close to Nangang Exhibition Hall station) First floor of Civic BoulderGym

Some Products also available at Xinyi Sports Center Bouldering Gym

Phone:  02-2788-6220

Description: Alpine direct carries a large selection of rope access and Climbing equipment.

A fairly decent range of climbing gear is stocked , however the prices are a bit across the board, tending towards the high side.

Equipment brands: CAMP, Petzl, Skylotec, Climb Alpine(own brand).

Shoe Brands: Five Ten,  Evolv, Cragsdance, Red Chili, Rock pillars


Keepon 登山補給站

Our Review | Website
Location: 台北市和平西路三段70號
Phone: (02) 2306 6266
Hours: 12-10pm Monday through Saturday. Closed Sundays.
Has: A limited selection of gear on-site. Much more is available to order from the online store
Directions: From Longshan Temple station -> Make a left out of Exit 3.  Keep walking until you hit a large multi-way intersection. cross to the opposite side of the street where all the hiking gear in the window and the large “Keepon” sign show you you’re in the right place.

Rating: ★★★☆☆ 

Taichung Climbing Gear Shops

Outdoor Fun (健野)

Website| Online Store(Chinese)| FB Fan Page(Chinese)

Address: No. 330, Section 2, Chóngdé Rd, Beitun District Taichung City

Hours:10am-9:30pm daily

Brands carried:Petzl, Edelweiss

Notes:This outdoor shop has a climbing wall attached!


Sun and Tree Outfitters 鄉野情戶外休閒專業中心

Website(Chinese) | Online Store(Chinese)

Location:  103台中市南屯區五權西路二段316號

Phone: 04-24714655

Brands carried: Petzl, Black Diamond

TPSS Outdoor(Taichung) – 臺北山水 台中


Location:  台中市西屯區河南路二段482號

Phone: 04-2702 1866

Hours: 10am-10pm 7 days a week!

Carries: Mostly Petzl & Mammut gear. Shoe brands include Evolv, Red Chili, and LaSportiva

Rating: ★★★☆☆ 

Notes: Although it has some good stuff, including shoe brands you won’t find at TingSanIou, TPSS outdoor is clearly a hiking/outdoor store first and a climbing shop second.