There are two climbing places in Vértes, Csókakõ and Várgesztes. The three-storeyed
high limestone rockfaces sit on the northern and western part of this little
mountain range. To complete your climbing experience, taste the excellent wine
of the area of Mór.
>From Székesfehérvár travel towards Mór until you arrive at Csókakõ , leave the
car at the parking place under the castle.
Rocky hillsides surround the ruins of the castle. An 8 m slab rockface attracts
climbers from the small mountain-pass. On the right there is a zigzag rockface,
then a 20 m overhang with some serious routes on it. Two dozen routes from III
to VIII are protected by bolts and pitons. On the top there is a comfortable
belay, from where you can see the gentle slopes of the wine-growing area of
It's 15 km far from Tatabánya on the road leading to Oroszlány. You can get
to the cliffs on the blue trail from the village.
An excellent crag in the friendly, remote corner of Vértes. The rockfaces are
on both sides of the small valley. On the left you can pick shiny routes from III to
VIII. The shady Tojás-cliff on the other side is a bit cooler with harder