Official Guide to Edinburgh
  • 11°C

IFSC Climbing World Cup

The world's best climbers are set to descend on Edinburgh this autumn as the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Cup and Paraclimbing Cup comes to the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena: Ratho from 23-24 September. 

This is the first time the IFSC World Cup has been held in Edinburgh since 2003 and the first time a Paraclimbing Cup has been held in Scotland, with 1,200 spectators expected over the two days. 

Up to 200 of the world's top climbers will compete in the two disciplines - Lead and Speed climbing - in the World Cup while in the Paraclimbing Cup up to 50 climbers will take part in one of 10 climbing categories. 

Find out more on the IFSC website

See what else is on in Edinburgh this month >

Other Top Events