Outdoor Festival (戶外放送) on Jan. 26 in Taichung

Outdoor Festival (戶外放送) is a film festival with 9 short films made by outdoor men and women of Taiwan featuring biking, hiking, kayaking, tree climbing, family rock climbing and mountaineering,  and so on.  There will also be book and photo exhibition as well as secondhand gear market.  You can also try a little bit rock climbing, orientation, biking, and other activities there.

The event will be held on Jan. 26 in Taichung Broadcasting Bureau.  Book and photo exhibition starts from Jan. 23.  Tickets for Jan. 26 can be bought in TPSS (台北山水), Green Point (綠野山房) and Taichung Broadcasting Bureau. For more details please check Outdoor Festival FB page. (Poster below is from the FB page.)








T-Up Bouldering Gym Wanhua


平日13:00 – 23:00

週末 09:00 – 23:00



DAPRO indoor climbing

Description: A climbing gym in Taichung city.
Offers: Leading (15m & 9m), bouldering (5m), standard speed climbing routes

No.700, Yongchun E. 7th Rd., Nantun Dist., Taichung City

Phone: 04-23807490
T-Up Bouldering Gym Wanhua

Weekdays 1pm – 11pm

Weekends 09 am – 11 pm


Membership $300

Single entry $450 (discount for climbers over age 60 $300, entry after 21:00 $380)

Half-year pass $11900, one-year pass $20700

Ticket package (20 tickets) $ 8400 (not limited to the same climber) / 7600 (limited to the same climber)

Gear rental: shoes $100, harness $100, ATC $100, chalk bag $ 50, rope $150

Also offering other kinds of pass, belay service and climbing courses of various levels.

Notes: A climbing gym with great holds and routes.  Expensive but very convenient: it has long opening hours, very big and cozy, and equipped with 3 Auto Belay machines on the top rope wall so you may go without partners.

New Climbing Gym – DAPRO – Opening in Taichung City

A new climbing gym, DAPRO, with workout facilities and a cafe-restaurant is opening up in early October.  The wall is 15-m high.  The location  is easily accessible.  Looking forward!


VB Climbing Gym

Description: A bouldering gym near Taichung train station.

Offers: bouldering(4m)

Location: 台中市東區90-1號

Phone:  0905 135 883

T-Up Bouldering Gym Wanhua


Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri. 18:00-23:00

Wed. 14:00-23:00

Sat. 10:00-22:00

Sun. 10:00-20:00


single entry — $250, students (up to age 25) $200

discount tickets (套票) – $4000/20 tickets, students $1700/10 tickets

Notes: VB has walls of a variety of angles (including an arch), bright, comfortable climbing areas, a moonboard, changing rooms and a small cafe. The location is also super convenient!

Photos/ VB FB page