Hours spent on refining every single detail;
searching for shapes and forms,
the most optimal technologies and solutions;
dust and discarded foam parts,
silicone molds, solidifying resin.

We are BatHolds, we create holds _



We are small manufacture with a team of creative shapers from all over the Europe with huge ambitions and heads full of ideas.. Deeply rooted in polish competition scene and rock climbing, we know well what to expect of holds.

We work hard & aim high.

The idea of BatHolds was born a few years ago– since then, we have put a lot of effort into discovering the secrets of the art of holds designing and sculpting. We have been exploring different production methods, trying with various materials basing on our climbing experience and with clearly defined goal: to create a new quality of training.

What inspires us, is the thrill which we experience during rock climbing and the pleasure of finding a new climbing line. Nature is where it all begins – with all the impressions which we turn into climbing holds and volumes. Hard moves on training or full power during competitions – that is what we aim for. From the foam we extract shapes dictated by the complexity of climbing movement.

During the years of regular workouts we have learned, that every single change of position, every minimal finger swipe matters, when you give your best.


Bartek Opiela

shaper, owner

Climbing level: 7c+ OS, never focusing on RP, 8a+ in second go is his maximum. Urban climbed Hotel mariot in Warsaw.

Big enthusisat of competitions, managed to win few local comp and was on the Polish Cup podium. Now he goes bats for the shaping. Competitor character, everything he does he takes as a challenge, now is the same with the hold company he owns.

Wiola Imiolczyk

shaper, idea inventor

For years she was climbing with no excuses, now she devoted herself to shaping. Head full of ideas, creative soul, play hard in everything she starts with. 


consulting, shaping, sales for CZ, FR

She has devoted 17 years of life to climbing and training. From skier and mountaineer, she became a pure sport climber for 10 years and in the last few years she tries to overcome herself in trad sandstone climbing in Adršpach playing with UFO’s, monkey fists and slings. 

She founded a small climbing school in Czech republic and now she tries to pass the climbing passion on to the younger generation.


consulting, marketing, sales for GE and rest of EU

Although he reached in sport climbing/bouldering ascents up to 8b/7C and in drytool ascents up to D10, he is more interested in trad climbing, solos, FAs and mountains. He participated on a few ascents up to 8a in Dolomites and for three days winter FA of new route on Rumanov peak in High Tatras together with Krasňanský and Sabovčík they got an ascent of the year from slovak JAMES.

Wojtek Szymanowicz

sales UK, consulting

Climbing level: 8b+ RP, 8a OS, E10 solo TRAD. He lives in Great Britain. He managed to solo Rewind (E10 7a) in Carl Vellan – it was second ascend of the route and first one in this style.