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Submitted By: Jfoley on Feb 6, 2009
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Warning Stainless-steel bolts are suspect near the coast. A rebolting effort is underway. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

This remote crag is located on the northern end of Ko Yao Noi and requires a boat ride, a short jungle hike and some climbing up fixed lines to reach the base. The wall juts out of a deep chasm and has small wooden platforms to belay from. The approach and base are a bit tricky but the quality of the stone is superb. The routes are technical and sustained. Shade in the afternoon. Not suitable for parties larger than six. Bring a 60m rope and 17 quickdraws.


Getting There 

Hire a boat from the Mountain Shop or sea Gypsy Restaurant


Climbing Season


3 Total Routes


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View of the Watchtower from the boat!
View of the Watchtower from the boat!
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