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Location: 41.35, 19.85 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Ben Caruso on Mar 26, 2013
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The forgotten country. A beautiful place, blessed by the southernmost reaches of the alps. From beach front sport climbing to alpine big walls, there seems to be a bit of everything. The climbing is only half the adventure, the other half is Albania!
Years of climbing yet to be developed, a hidden mecca indeed.

Getting There 

Fly to Tirana, it has good connections across Europe.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.7 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Albania

Michi V4 6B  Europe : Albania : Petrela
Start down low with a sit-start. Move to a good right hand and then a left hand pinch. Cross to the flake and reach in behind the large flake thats inside of the crack for a good jug. Move right and up to a small two-finger pocket (small rock bridge hold) and then straight up to a left and side-pull. Top out straight up and right in the obvious mini-gulley after that left hand side-pull....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Ben Caruso
From: Blowing Rock, NC
Mar 27, 2013
This region is under construction, for interested parties: there is quite a bit of info on SummitPost from John Ely.