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Submitted By: Justin Lozier on Aug 8, 2009
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Riding out into Wadi Rum...

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Description 

Jordan is a country full of history and wonder. The local people are generally extremely hospitable and helpful. The weather is similar to the rest of the Middle East, HOT! The local currency is the the Dinar, which is currently .71 to the US Dollar (100 US Dollars = 71 Dinars) [2009]. The best climbing in Jordan can be found in the south, in the vast desert of Wadi Rum, near Petra. I am still working on compiling more data...

Getting There 

Fly into Queen Alia International Airport (AMM) in the capital city of Amman.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.0 miles from here

11 Total Routes

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Featured Route For Jordan
On the lower half of the Pillar Of Wisdom

Wisdom Pillar 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Asia : Jordan : Wadi Rum
The Pillar Of Wisdom has evolved into the area moderate classic and this route on the Hammad's Domes section of the East Face of Jebel Rum is obvious and striking as viewed from the Rum Valley. After locating the Pillar, scramble to its base via a couple of easy pitches and then continue up the left side of the Pillar. Many pitches can be linked together. Though the original pitch count has been noted to be 17, I have done the route in 9 or 10 when stretching out the pitches. Others have probabl...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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