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Summary

Easy access. Hundreds of routes. Limestone. 300 days of sun and shaded areas all day.

Description

Geyikbayiri offers a full range of routes ranging from the easy (5a) to the difficult (8c) in one of the most pristine and scenic areas of Turkey.

The official guidebook by Öztürk Kayıkcı can be found here: http://www.ozturkkayikci.com.tr/en/pub.html

Access issues

Access is easy, by car or minibus, via a single paved road and there is no walking for more than 10 minutes.

Approach

All approaches are free access as it is all part of a national park with no rigid rules and no supervision.

Where to stay

Stay at Climber's Garden for camping and at The Land for individual bungalows. Both offer restaurant service as well as DIY.

http://www.climbersgarden.com/

Ethic

There are no restrictions aside from respecting the environment as the local government has been very tolerant and we don't want that to change. All bolting is stainless steel and not more than 10 years old. Between 20 to 30 new routes are opened every year and visitors are welcome to contribute to that with local advice.

History

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This area was discovered in 1995 by one of Turkey's top climbers. It has since grown very fast and is widely considered to be one of the best areas in the world for all levels and ages.

Areas

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Name
Style
Routes
Ticks
Height
Grades
Cesme Sector
23
1
19m
Sarkıt Sector
49
122
27m
Mağara Sector
26
116
19m
1
Anatolia Sector
27
33
29m
Geyik Sector
19
7
22m
Dragon Sector
3
5
29m
Kekik Sector
-
0
0
Kebap Sector
13
26
19m
Gizmo Sector
29
56
20m
Zeus Sector
2
0
21m
Kanyon Sector
16
17
17m
Pasa Sector
6
4
24m
Poseidon Sector
17
24
24m
Ottoman Sector
15
36
30m
Alaaddin Sector
5
10
28m
Akdeniz Sector
-
0
0
Echoes Sector
7
1
21m
Küllüin Sector
33
28
18m
3
Heart Sector
13
8
23m
Left Cave Sector
20
90
26m
Yilan Sector
14
27
24m
Yeniçay Sector
10
17
16m
Alabalik Sector
14
38
20m

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