Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Want To Go Climbing? One Of Grestest Activities In Thailand

The Rock around Railay Beach

The rock is all limestone and is part of the worlds largest coral reef, stretching from China down to Papua New Guinea. The routes are all bolted sport climbing routes. The French grading system is used. With over 700 routes ranging from beginner 5a's to classic multipitch 6a's right up to the extremes of 8c there's enough here to keep any climber busy for years.

Railay Climbing News

As you'll probably know we were hit by a tsunami on Xmas 2004. The local climbing community really pulled together to help clean up. The support we got from the international climbing community who donated cash and time to help pay peoples hospital bills was truly impressive. Thank you to everyone who helped out! Now everything is back to normal. There are many raileys and rocks to enjoy this activity both northern Thailand such as in Chiang Mai and southern Thailand in Krabi is very famous to go climbing. As well Phi Phi has some great climbs. For those who are dare for the height and challenge should not miss this activity when you make it to travel in Thailand.Rock Climbing in Thailand

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