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This is the closest crag to the capital city, short climbs between 10-15 meters , solid limestone rock. Bolted by Hakim Tamimi in 2009. All routes have new chained glue-in anchors, also the routes have been rebolted with glue in bolts on October/November 2019 by the team leader Abdallah Hijazi with help of Ahmad Atyiat, Marwan Mayaata and Abdelqader aldabbas

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.

Ethic

leave no trace

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Routes

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A nice first lead climb. When top roping be sure to place a directional to avoid the climber swinging into the face on the right.

Climbing into the bush and to the left of the bolts. Adapted from the Russian Bear route to its right.

Set: Shadi WS

FA: Ivan

Use the same bolts as "the bush", but stay to the right of the bolts. technical 6b or 6c line.

vertical 6a (bolted, Hakim) first ascend by Hakim

FA: Hakim Tamimi

vertical 6a+ (bolted, wulfgang) first ascend by sushi

FA: sushi

All bolts in place slab 5b (bolted, Hakim) first ascent by Hakim The route is covered by a layer of cement.

Vertical and sustained 6b+ with an interesting sequence(bolted, Hakim) first ascend by Hakim

an alternative route to ras kahil without doing the overhang, shares anchor

slightly overhang 6b (bolted, Hakim) first ascend wilfried. New anchor as of summer 2019; bolts and a chain.

vertical 5c (bolted, Hakim) first ascend by Amjad

vertical 6a (bolted, Hakim) first ascend by Hakim

New anchor october 2019. vertical. Rebtoled with glue in bolts by Aboud Hijazi October 2019.

overhang traverse 6c (bolted, Hakim) first ascend by Eli. Missing anchor

Name from the song https://youtu.be/2MDUYwmIbps

overhang chimney and slab 6c (bolted, Hakim) first ascend Wilfried

. slightly overhang 6c (bolted, Hakim) first ascend by Torsten.

vertical 7a (bolted, Hakim)

birds nest in the spring
vertical 6b+ (bolted, Hakim) first ascend by Amjad

slab 4b ( anchor bolted by Hakim) first ascend by Hakim there are two routes that are climbed to the same anchor

slightly overhang 7a (bolted, Hakim) first ascend by Torsten

overhang 7b (bolted, Hakim) first ascend by ivan

overhang start to a chimney 6a+

FA: Hakim

vertical 6b (bolted, Hakim) first ascend by Amjad

overhang 7b (bolted, Hakim)

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