Guidebooks for Turkey
The Antalya area is the best and most extensive rock climbing area in Turkey, particularly the crags at Geyikbayiri and Olympos. There are only a few developed and documented climbing areas in Turkey, but there is a massive opportunity for establishing new routes due to its large mountainous nature.
All of these rock climbing guidebooks for Turkey are in stock (unless otherwise stated) and are dispatched within 2 working days (usually 24 hours) from the UK.
Price:£25.95A Rock Climbing Guidebook for Antalya (Antalya Kaya Tirmanis Rehberi) is the definitive rock climbing guidebook for Antalya describing all the sports climbing to be found at Geyikbayiri, Olympos, Okuzini, Akyarlar and Kas areas in Antalya. In total over 900 routes are described across a wide selection of grades. Also included is information about the deep water soloing (DWS) to be found at Olympos. All the routes are illustrated on full colour photo-topos with French sport grades used throughout. Published in September 2011 (4th Edition), this guidebook is in Turkish and English text throughout. More Information
Price:£19.95This guidebook describes all the sports climbing to be found at the Aladaglar area of the Taurus Mountains in Turkey. The two main sports climbing areas are the Cimbar Valley and the Kazikli Valley, where over 200 routes are described in this guidebook. Also included are some big wall alpine style routes on the 3,000m peaks of Demirkazik and Parmakkaya, which are up to 650m long. All the routes are illustrated on full colour photographs, topo style, with French grades. Published in 2008, this guidebook is in Turkish and English text throughout. More Information
Price:£23.50This guidebook describes 6 major rock climbing areas in Western Turkey around the cities of Istanbul, Bursa and Izmir. Generally the style of climbing is bolted sport routes with the vast majority being single pitch, though there are some traditional multi-pitch routes as well. Over 570 routes are described across a good range of grades from F4 to F8b+ on limestone rock. All the routes are illustrated on full colour photographs, topo style, with both French grades and UIAA grades. Published in January 2012, this guidebook is in Turkish and English text throughout. More Information
Price:£19.99The Greece & The Middle East rock climbing Atlas, which covers the rock climbing, sports climbing and bouldering in Greece, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. A general introduction is given to each country, with a lot of photographs, maps and background information, that make you want to go and climb in these countries. Published in November 2006 and in English text throughout. More Information