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Spirit Mountain 


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Location: 8.08011, 98.8291 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Ryan Williams on Aug 4, 2010
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Description 

Spirit Mountain is a limestone tower that has several aspects and climbing walls. Nearly all of the routes were put up after 2008 and nearly all of the bolts are Titanium Glue Ins.

The climbing ranges from overhanging tufa climbs to slabby face climbs and everything in between. There are excellent climbs at every grade from 5.9 to 5.13. This is a bit of a rarity in Thailand.


Getting There 

Drive along the ocean to the Noppharat Thara junction (Road 4202): 3.1 km [GO RIGHT]

Drive on this road for 5.3 km

You are now at the 4 lane road, gas station across the street, big karst across and left (this is it!): [GO LEFT]

Drive .8 km and make a RIGHT at SOI CHONG PHLI 6

Drive about 100 meters and make your first right turn on a narrow dirt road

You will see a barbed wire fence with an opening. Turn Right.


35 Total Routes


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Team America Dihedral 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c  Asia : Thailand : ... : Spirit Mountain
This route is a rareity for Thailand.Begin climbing a slab below and to the left of the corner(cruxy 5.10 move here), then trend up towards a detached flake on easier terrain. Lyback the flake for 15ft or so (these moves are also rare for the area) until you are standing on top of it. From here you are to the side and below the right facing corner. Make a thoughtful traverse to the start of the corner. From here a few delicate face moves gain access to the actual corner, and the holds that i...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Kyle Edmondson
Apr 6, 2013

I've been told this is the best crag in Thailand, and while I haven't climbed on too many, I can believe it. A wide diversity of both climbing styles, multiple quality routes at all grades up to 13b, clean rock, quality bolts, not much else to ask for. Do yourself a favor and check it out if you are Krabi.