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Rock Climbing in the Far East and Australia

Bouldering in Hampi in IndiaRock climbing in the Far East is not as developed as Europe and America, but it still offers some world class locations such as Hampi in India (shown opposite) and Krabi in Thailand.

Rock Climbing in India

India has a number of developed rock climbing areas in south of the country, but it is the stunning bouldering at Hampi that attracts climbers from all over the world.  The bouldering at Hampi is on fantastic granite rock that is amongst ruins of temples up to 800 years old, hence providing a unique climbing experience.  Find out more…

Rock climbing in Thailand

There are many sport climbing areas throughout Thailand, but by far the largest area is around Krabi, in the south of the country.  This popular holiday resort is home to the famous Railay and Tonsai rock climbing area. Here there are many excellent single pitch sport routes and some bolted multi-pitch routes, most of which are right off the beach in a magical setting. Find out more…

Rock climbing in China

Yangshuo is the most well-known and popular climbing destination in China.  The stunning scenery is famous for its limestone karst towers that dominate the skyline.  The area is huge and climbers have only just scratched the surface in terms of developed routes.  The sport climbing found at Yangshuo has something for everyone, with routes ranging from F4 to F9, scattered throughout 30 sectors.
Hong Kong is a surprising location with plenty of accessible climbing on the edge of a vibrant city.  The majority of the climbing is on granite or volcanic rock, with the sport routes up to 20m long, plus with some bolted multi-pitch routes up to 5 pitches long.

Rock climbing in Australia

The best places to go rock climbing in Australia are around Melbourne and Sydney. Around Melbourne there are 3 great places to go rock climbing, which are Mount Arapiles, The Grampians and Mount Buffalo.  Around Sydney the best place for rock climbing is in the Blue Mountains, plus there is some great sport climbing at Nowra.  Find out more…

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