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:£26.95This is the definitive rock climbing guidebook for Antalya describing all the sport climbing to be found at Geyikbayiri, Olympos, Citdibi and Kaputas. In total over of 1,200 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 2014 (5th Edition), this guidebook is in Turkish and English text throughout. More Information
Price:£20.00This is a selective guidebook covering some of the Mediterranean’s finest rock climbs in 7 different countries. The guidebook details 113 multi-pitch routes in Spain, France, Italy, Malta, Croatia, Greece and Turkey. The routes chosen will suit the mid-grade climber with 27 routes from F4 to F5, 52 routes from F6a+ to F6b+, and 34 routes from F6c to F7a. In total 25 different climbing areas are covered with all the routes described in great detail. Each route is shown on a colour photo topo, along with information regarding gear required, type and style of the climbing, approach and descent information. Published in 2014 and written in French and English text throughout. More Information
Price:£11.65This guidebook describes the rock climbing near Datca in south west Turkey near Bodrum. The guidebook covers around 300 routes across a wide range of grades from F5c to F9a. The climbing is on limestone rock with vast majority of these routes being single pitch sport routes though there are a handful of multi-pitch routes around 200m high. Published by local climbers all the routes are shown on topo diagrams. More Information
Price:£24.95This guidebook describes all the sport climbing to be found at the Aladaglar area of the Taurus Mountains in Turkey. The three main sport climbing areas are the Cimbar Valley, Pinarbasi Canyon and the Kazikli Valley, where over 450 routes are described in this guidebook. Also included 65 big wall alpine style routes on the 3,000m peaks of Demirkazik and Parmakkaya, which are up to 650m long. Published in September 2014, all the routes are shown on colour photo topos and is in 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