Region Guide for Middle East

Use this Region Guide to easily find and compare Crags.

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1. Middle East 2,274 routes in Region

Summary:
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seasonality
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 46.307161, 29.198207

1.1. Armenia 0 routes in Region

1.1.1. Yerevan 0 routes in Crag

1.2. Azerbaijan 0 routes in Region

1.2.1. Baku 0 routes in Crag

1.3. Cyprus 21 routes in Region

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 33.434322, 35.168912

1.3.1. Gerakopetra 13 routes in Crag

Summary:

Long/Lat: 32.371287, 34.965901

1.3.2. Kourtelorotsos South 8 routes in Crag

Summary:

Long/Lat: 32.702423, 34.795905

1.3.3. Kourtelorotsos North 0 routes in Crag

1.4. Georgia 0 routes in Region

1.4.1. Tbilisi 0 routes in Crag

1.5. Israel and Palestine 988 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 35.049873, 31.553528

1.5.1. North Israel 548 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 35.394152, 32.825877

1.5.2. Central Israel 110 routes in Region

Summary:
Sport, Unknown and Trad

Long/Lat: 34.892893, 31.952493

1.5.3. South Israel 52 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 34.877950, 30.814357

1.5.4. West Bank 278 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 35.255237, 31.941527

1.5.5. Gaza Strip 0 routes in Region

1.6. Iran 24 routes in Region

Summary:
Unknown and Sport

Long/Lat: 54.342485, 32.387102

1.6.1. Bande yakhchal. 0 routes in Area

Description:

Band Yakhchal offers a great variety of both bouldering and sport climbing routes. For some maybe a couple of the routs might appear as quite easy. Very nice buldering area, though.

Approach:

Follow the road from the resturants ind Darband. Kepp to the right(east) side of the river. Just above the treeline there is a group of large boulders.

1.6.2. Tehran 21 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: 51.388582, 35.661873

1.6.3. Baraghan 3 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 50.957927, 35.993291

Access Issues:

Plenty of parking by the road. There is a path from the parking to the other side of the river. The cave is very obvious from the road.

Approach:

When in Baraghan head north towards Soreh village

Where To Stay:

In Baraghan you will find restaurants with gardens for pitching tents.

1.7. Iraq 0 routes in Region

1.7.1. Baghdad 0 routes in Crag

1.8. Jordan 37 routes in Region

Summary:
Sport, Trad and other styles

Long/Lat: 36.778837, 31.245715

Description:

some informations and topos: http://www.climbingjordan.com/

1.8.1. Amman 0 routes in Crag

1.8.2. Wadi Rum 18 routes in Crag

Summary:
Trad, Unknown and Sport

Long/Lat: 35.461480, 29.562014

1.8.3. Fuhais / the Taamreh Farm Cliff 19 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 35.772142, 32.018735

Access Issues:

free

Approach:

Drive down to Fuhais village from Amman (Bachaloria School road) when reaching the big roundabout take a right, then first left, then second right where the globe with Jordan in the middle is. Down the valley and first left. Drive for aprox 1.5 km and the cliff will be in front of you, around 15m high maximum and 300m line of a solid lime stone cliff.

1.8.4. Fuhais / Hakim’s cliff 0 routes in Crag

1.8.5. Irbid / Durmursud 0 routes in Crag

1.8.6. Ajloun / Sami’s cliff 0 routes in Crag

1.8.7. Kerak / Wieda Slabs 0 routes in Crag

1.8.8. Jerash / Abu Mahmoud’s cliff 0 routes in Crag

1.8.9. Ajloun / Tor el ahmar 0 routes in Crag

1.9. Lebanon 9 routes in Region

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 35.852750, 33.945546

1.9.1. Beirut 0 routes in Crag

1.9.2. Tannourine 9 routes in Cliff

Summary:

Long/Lat: 35.870546, 34.173388

1.10. Oman 8 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: 56.314612, 20.344006

1.10.1. Muscat 1 route in Region

Summary:
All Unknown

1.10.2. Western Hajar Mtns 7 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: 56.987397, 23.267740

1.11. Saudi Arabia 0 routes in Region

1.11.1. Riyadh 0 routes in Crag

1.12. Syria 0 routes in Region

1.12.1. Damascus 0 routes in Crag

1.13. Turkey 1,148 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 34.436658, 39.050751

Description:

check out http://www.myturkishadventure.com/rock-climbing-in-turkey.html for overview of climbing areas

1.13.1. Marmara Region 107 routes in Region

Summary:
Sport, Unknown and Trad

Long/Lat: 27.799377, 40.674520

1.13.2. Aegean Region 84 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 28.136042, 38.602179

1.13.3. Mediterranean Region 935 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 32.026787, 36.756593

1.13.4. Central Anatolia Region 0 routes in Region

1.13.5. Black Sea Region 22 routes in Region

Summary:
Sport and Unknown

Long/Lat: 36.397171, 40.936795

1.13.6. Southeastern Anatolia Region 0 routes in Region

1.13.7. Eastern Anatolia Region 0 routes in Region

1.14. United Arab Emirates 34 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Trad

Long/Lat: 54.438976, 24.204106

1.14.1. Abu Dhabi 0 routes in Crag

1.14.2. Hatta 0 routes in Crag

1.14.3. RAK Inland 34 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Trad

Long/Lat: 56.089113, 25.833799

1.15. Yemen 5 routes in Region

Summary:
All Trad

Long/Lat: 47.705978, 15.444582

1.15.1. Sanaa 0 routes in Crag

1.15.2. Soqotra 5 routes in Unknown

Summary:
Description:

Rad island full of coastal limestone and alpine-feeling granite