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1. Vietnam 192 routes in Region

Summary:
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seasonality
Sport, Unknown and other styles

Long/Lat: 106.539770, 16.561218

1.1. Ha Long Bay 127 routes in Crag

Summary:
Unknown, Deep Water and other styles

Long/Lat: 106.899576, 20.824061

Description:

Areas listed in order of approximate distance to Cat Ba Town.

Ethic:

Even stainless bolts tend to only last a few years before rusting out. All efforts should be made to rebolt old routes (and equip new ones) with the best possible technology (titanium bolts glued in with Hilti RE-500). Send Lee an email with regards to sourcing titanium bolts. upskillclimbing AT gmail DOT com.

1.1.1. Moody's Beach 6 routes in Area

Summary:
All Sport
Description:

Routes listed L to R.

1.1.2. Offenheimer's Creation (Tiger Beach R) 5 routes in Area

Summary:
All Sport
Description:

Routes listed L to R.

1.1.3. Slo Pony Wall (Tiger Beach L) 5 routes in Area

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 106.899576, 20.824061

Description:

Routes listed L to R.

1.1.4. Pirate's Belly 3 routes in Area

Summary:
Sport and Unknown
Description:

Routes listed L to R.

1.1.5. Temple Amphitheatre 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Sport

1.1.6. Hawaii 5-0 Wall (DWS) 4 routes in Area

Summary:
All Deep Water

1.1.7. Three Brothers (DWS) 8 routes in Area

Summary:
All Deep Water

1.1.8. Jellyfish Wall (DWS) 0 routes in Area

1.1.9. Stingray Wall (DWS) 0 routes in Area

1.1.10. Fisherman's Way (DWS) 5 routes in Area

Summary:
All Deep Water

1.1.11. Polish Pillar 3 routes in Area

Summary:
Trad, Deep Water and Unknown

1.1.12. Le Mekong 1947 (DWS) 5 routes in Area

Summary:
All Deep Water

1.1.13. Unemployment Wall (DWS) 5 routes in Area

Summary:
All Deep Water

1.1.14. Jules Verne 4 routes in Area

Summary:
All Sport

1.1.15. Hang Ca Cave (DWS) 4 routes in Area

Summary:
All Deep Water

1.1.16. The Face 3 routes in Area

Summary:
All Sport

1.1.17. Saigon Wall 2 routes in Area

Summary:
Sport and Unknown
Description:

Area opened by Todd Skinner and Lynn Hill back in the day.

1.1.18. Taxi Girl (Closed) 8 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
Description:

DO NOT CLIMB. Off limits due to new tourist construction. A shame as there's about 8 routes here and they're good.

1.1.19. Turtle Cave (DWS) 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Deep Water

1.1.20. Chopstick Island (Hon Dua) 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.1.21. Luy Tam Biet (Dau Go Arca) 4 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
Description:

OLD AREA - BEWARE BAD BOLTS

1.1.22. Cerro Torre 13 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
Description:

OLD AREA - BEWARE BAD BOLTS

1.1.23. Laughing Dog Wall 22 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
Description:

OLD AREA - BEWARE BAD BOLTS

At least two of the routes have been rebolted by SloPony.

1.1.24. La Plage Des Pirates (Pirate Beach) 15 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
Description:

OLD AREA - BEWARE BAD BOLTS!

1.2. Ninh Binh 0 routes in Crag

1.3. Cat Ba Island 65 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 107.036203, 20.806176

Description:

Climbing on the mainland of Cat Ba Island. Routes in the bay are included in the Ha Long Bay node.

1.3.1. Butterfly Valley (Lien Minh) 54 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 106.995272, 20.771072

Description:
  • Visit SloPony in Cat Ba for an access pass. It's cheap and ensures climbing is allowed to continue here.
  • Routes listed L to R.

1.3.2. Ben Beo Harbour 5 routes in Area

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 107.058523, 20.732890

1.3.3. The Farm 6 routes in Area

Summary:
All Sport
Description:

A very new area being developed by the Asia Outdoors crew, still very much in development