Guidebooks for Africa and Middle East
Rock climbing in Africa and the Middle East offers the opportunity to go somewhere different and adventurous for a rock climbing holiday. Some of the best climbing to be found in Africa are at Rocklands in South Africa and the Moroccan Mountains, particularly at the Anti-Atlas Mountains at Tafraoute and the Todra Gorge. Oman is the best place to go rock climbing in the Middle East.
All of these rock climbing guidebooks for Africa are in stock (unless otherwise stated) and are dispatched within 2 working days (usually 24 hours) from the UK.
Price:£34.95The Rocklands bouldering guidebook is the definitive guidebook covering the world famous bouldering area of Rocklands in South Africa. The area is situated 200km north of Cape Town, close to the town of Clanwilliam. The bouldering is situated in the Pakhuis Pass of the Cederberg Wilderness area. In total over 1,000 boulder problems are described ranging in grade from Font 3 though to Font 8C. All the problems are illustrated on full colour photo-maps with Fontainebleau grades used throughout. Published in November 2010 this guidebook is written in English text throughout. More Information
Price:£28.95This is a comprehensive guidebook covering the sport climbing, via ferrata, Deep Water Soloing (DWS) and multi-pitch rock climbing in Oman. The climbing covered is in the mountains between the cities of Muscat and Adam, and along the coast to the southeast of Muscat. The style of climbing covered ranges from fully bolted sport routes to long alpine style multi-pitch routes 100’s metres long. Published in September 2104, all the routes are shown on a mixture of colour photo topos and topo diagrams. More Information
Price:£27.50Morocco Rock is the definitive traditional rock climbing guidebook covering the north side of Jebel el Kest and Taskra near Tafraoute in Morocco. This area of Morocco is a great winter sun rock destination from October through to April, providing a wide range of traditional rock climbing from single pitch roadside crags to long multi-pitch routes. Published in October 2012 all the routes are shown on clear colour photo topos complete with full route descriptions. More Information
Price:£12.00The Moroccan Anti-Atlas guidebook describes the traditional rock climbing to be found on the south side of the Jebel el Kest massif and around the town of Tafraoute. The guidebook describes the first routes developed in the Anti-Atlas Mountains, which are primarily multi-pitch traditional routes (up to 500m long), accompanied by a sense of adventure. The guidebook describes 33 crags and over 150 routes, mainly in the lower to mid-grade range. All the routes are illustrated on full colour photo-topos with English traditional grades used throughout. Where appropriate detail information regarding descents is also given. Published in February 2004 this guidebook is written in English text throughout. More Information
This guidebook is now out of print, with no known re-publishing date. The Moroccan Anti-Atlas North guidebook describes the traditional rock climbing to be found on the north side of the Jebel el Kest massif near the town of Tafraoute. Morocco’s Anti-Atlas mountains are a unique playground for the adventurous climber, where perfect weather, miles of solid superb quartzite rock, stunning scenery and an enchanting culture combine to create one of the world’s most exciting rock climbing destinations. There is everything from single pitch roadside crags to long multi-pitch routes on big walls and 800m high alpine ridges, with the majority of routes having short walk-ins. This comprehensive guidebook describes 55 crags and details more than 650 routes, from moderate to through to E6. All the routes are illustrated on full colour photo-topos with English traditional grades used throughout. Where appropriate detail information regarding descents is also given. Published in 2010 this guidebook is written in English text throughout.More Information
Price:£19.99This book covers the various rock climbing, sports climbing, bouldering and deep water soloing in France, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain and Morocco, and will help you plan your next rock climbing holiday to south western Europe. A general introduction is given to each country, with lots of photographs, maps and background information, that make you want to go and climb in these countries. Published in December 2007 and in English text throughout. More Information