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1. Thailand 1,266 routes in Region

Summary:
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seasonality
Sport, Unknown and other styles

Long/Lat: 100.881917, 13.969727

Description:

Read this cautoinary tale about bolts in Thailand and what's being done

http://upskillclimbing.blogspot.com/2011/03/titanium-bolts-answer-for-thailand.html

1.1. Krabi 806 routes in Crag

Summary:
Sport, Unknown and Boulder

Long/Lat: 98.824315, 7.843263

1.1.1. Phra-Nang Peninsula 642 routes in Crag

Summary:
Sport, Unknown and Boulder

Long/Lat: 98.841001, 8.018673

Description:

Thailand's premier climbing area and world famous rock climbing destination.

1.1.2. Phi Phi Don 92 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown

Long/Lat: 98.772046, 7.743954

1.1.3. Phi Phi Ley 14 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

Long/Lat: 98.766495, 7.682201

1.1.4. Chong Phli - Spirit Mountain 57 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 98.829057, 8.081329

Description:

Chong Phli - Spirit Mountain is located near Ao Nang.

Access Issues:

Access to the crag is along Soi Chong Phli 6.

From Krabi take the road toward Ao Nang, go through Chong Phli and go past the turn off to Ao Nang. (The solitary karst on your right is Spirit Mountain). Continue along the main road and after a few bends turn right into Soi Chong Phli 6. Once on Soi Chong Phli 6 turn right again after the first row of houses and down an orange dirt road to the crag.

1.1.5. Naga - Ao Nang 1 route in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 98.801113, 8.067150

Unique Features And Strengths:

This crag is currently under developed by local expatriates.

Description:

Approximately 7 routes have been set up including a 3 pitch Grade 5. The potential for new routes appears significant.

1.2. Chiang Mai 149 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 99.032340, 18.728841

Unique Features And Strengths:

On offer are a mix of fingery, technical and powerful sport routes on slab, vertical and steep limestone faces.

Description:

"Crazy Horse Buttress" is located near Chiang Mai and is the best developed crag in northern Thailand, with about 150 routes.

1.2.1. Crazy Horse (Muang On) 149 routes in Area

Summary:

Long/Lat: 99.237289, 18.784160

1.3. Pechaburi 0 routes in Crag

1.3.1. Kao Yoi 0 routes in Crag

Description:

Khao Yoi is the closest crag to Bangkok.

Access Issues:

The most convenient crag. The crag is 2 minutes from the parking spot

Ethic:

Don't bother owl & wasp in this area. Please keep in mind it's their home, we just share their area for fun. We all should learn how to live togehther

1.4. Chonburi 0 routes in Crag

1.5. Uthai Thani 0 routes in Crag

1.5.1. Lang Sak 0 routes in Area

1.6. Phuuket 0 routes in Crag

1.7. Mae Hong Son 0 routes in Crag

1.8. Pangnga 95 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 98.630445, 8.187576

1.8.1. Koh Yao Noi 95 routes in Area

Summary:

Long/Lat: 98.632944, 8.187581

Description:

A large beautiful island located between Phuket and Railay.

Approach:

By boat.

1.9. Koh Lao Liang 55 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 99.425778, 7.113902

Unique Features And Strengths:

Koh Laoliang is an idyllic paradise island with towering limestone cliffs, quiet beaches, impeccable sand and crystal clear waters.

Description:

The climbing is 50 feet away from the camp, right over the crystal clear water. Classic limestone tufas and stalactites, including multipitch routes. Routes range from 5.8 to

5.12+ (5+ to 7c) In addition to roped climbing, Laoliang has amazing cave bouldering (possibly the best bouldering in all of Thailand!) and numerous cliffs perfect for deep water soloing.

http://www.laoliangresort.com/climbing_areas.html

Where To Stay:

Laoliang is a private island resort located in the Andaman Sea off the west coast of Southern Thailand. Laoliang combines an idyllic tropical setting with world-class adventure sports. The resort has been established in a low key, eco-friendly way, with every effort to preserve it as a pristine island paradise.

http://www.laoliangresort.com/index.html

1.9.1. Easter Wall 9 routes in Cliff

Summary:
Mostly Sport
Description:

Walk to the end of the beach, climb the fixed line and follow the trail towards the cliff. About 5 minutes from the beach.

1.10. Phi Phi Island / hin taak 5 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Unknown

Long/Lat: 98.774733, 7.746273

Description:

DON'T USE THIS NODE - PHI PHI IS ALREADY COVERED UNDER THE KRABI SECTION

1.11. Koh Tao 21 routes in Crag

Summary:
Sport, Top Rope and Boulder

Long/Lat: 99.833913, 10.094445

1.11.1. Jan Som Bay 0 routes in Area

1.11.2. Tanote Bay 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: 99.849016, 10.083864

1.11.3. Mek's Mountain 20 routes in Crag

Summary:
Sport and Top Rope

Long/Lat: 99.843244, 10.099162

1.12. Central and North-East Region 135 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 101.891094, 15.355628

Description:

Many sport climbing and multipitch crags as well as boulder crags in this region of Thailand. The development is ongoing with very good potential and it promises to get better year after year. Moreover the advantage is to be out of the mass touristic road in an authentic area of Thailand.

1.12.1. Namphapayai Camp 43 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 101.067122, 14.697507

Unique Features And Strengths:

Two cliffs in one location. easy routes to very very hard stuff. one cliff is on the shade all day long, the other one is on the shade at 10 am. top quality rock. Cool accommodation right there.

Description:

Namphapayai Camp is right now the major rock climbing site in central Thailand. It includes two walls, river wall and bat cave wall, where more than 50 routes are bolted for the moment. The route number increase every month and the potential is about 130 more for what gone become a great concentration of very hard route. The rock has some cool concretions as usual in Thailand, but also some interesting steep walls or roofs where force and technique will be needed in order to get to the anchor in a good fashion way. What makes this place the main climbing destination of the area is not only the rock and the routes but also the greenery place it is located with cool and cheap accommodation right at the bottom, the quick access from Bangkok, and the luxury to be out of the touristic mass flow. Welcome in paradise :-) More details at http://namphapayai-camp.com and also https://www.facebook.com/namphapayaicamp

Approach:

The crag is about 130 km North/North-east of Bangkok. You can get there by bus, minibus, train or with your own vehicle. All the access details can be found on this page:

http://namphapayai-camp.com/pdf/Nam-Pha-Pa-Yai-Camp-access-maps-eng.pdf

The cliffs around the camp can be reached in 10 min.

Where To Stay:

Namphapayai Camp offer cheap accommodation in Tents or bungalow (tree house and earthen house). Thai and international food is served at the restaurant. it works a bit like the mountain refuge. no menu but daily proposal from the chef depending of what is given by the garden of the camp or the local market. more info and photos at: http://namphapayai-camp.com/restaurant.html

Ethic:

Sport climbing.

History:

After having found and developed the cliff of Muak Lek, Ben and Joy found this place in 2007. it was like a treasure find and they decide to definitely leave Bangkok in order to be back in the nature. The goal then was to develop a living style very close to the nature and based on self sufficiency, this of course right at the bottom of two nice cliff to enjoy the passion of rock climbing. The camp now welcome the nature and outdoor sports lover from all over the world but also develop the farm and the climbing center.

1.12.2. Lop Buri - Khao Jeen Lair 56 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 100.753561, 14.831193

Unique Features And Strengths:

Over 60 routes, single and some multi pitch climbing, just 2-hours away from Bangkok.

Description:

Khao Jeen Lair is a limestone peak located 14km east north east of Lopburi town, 160km north of Bangkok. There are five areas called "Temple Area - Left Side", "Temple Area - Right Side", "Secret Garden Area - Left Side", "Secret Garden Area - Right Side", and Easter Island areas.

Access Issues:

Khao Jeen Lair is accessed via a temple and is a sacred place of worship. To get to the cliff you actually have to walk through the temple and up to the main face. The monks have been extremely nice to us climbers. The only request they have made is that climbers going to the cliff come by and say hello, and again when they leave so they know that you are safe. You may have to sign a registration form.

A PDF climbing guide can be viewed and downloaded from the following link: http://www.bamboo-escalade.com/topo%20watpasuwannahong%20lopburi%20thailand.pdf

You can also view it at:

http://vincent.boulas.free.fr/teamgrimptout/topos/asie/topo%20watpasuwannahong%20lopburi%20thailand.pdf

1.12.3. Bangkok 0 routes in Crag

1.12.4. Prachuap Khirikhan 36 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 99.688019, 11.782810