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Cantabaco, Toledo City, Cebu  
Dingle, Iloilo 

Visayas 


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Description 

The Visayas is one of the three principal geographical divisions of the Philippines, along with Mindanao and Luzon. It consists of several islands, primarily surrounding the Visayan Sea. The major islands of the Visayas are Panay, Negros, Cebu, Bohol, Leyte, and Samar.

The premiere climbing destination in the Philippines is located in here on the island of Cebu. Right in the middle of the small barangay of Cantabaco, a one hour journey through the jungle and into the islandís heart. The streaked limestone cliff stands over the small community. In a nutshell, this crag should be the first destination in the Philippines if you want a sampling of what climbing in the Philippines can offer.


Getting There 

Domestic flights with the Philippines are easy to book via several low cost carriers. Check out Cebu Pacific, Zest Air, SEAIR-South East Asian Airlines, Tiger Airways, Air Phil Express, etc. Be warned that excess baggage fees can be quite expensive.


25 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Visayas:
Bohemian   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Cantabaco, Toledo City, Ceb...
Oh Baby!   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Cantabaco, Toledo City, Ceb...
Vina Kulafu   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Cantabaco, Toledo City, Ceb...
Sadako   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Cantabaco, Toledo City, Ceb...
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Featured Route For Visayas
Climber pulling through the roof on Blackfoot.

Black Foot 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  Oceania : Philippines : ... : Cantabaco, Toledo City, Ceb...
A very cool route that has high quality gymnastic moves. These moves start down low for short people while tall people are able to reach the starting holds. The start is considered the crux with thin sharp crimps and slick feet. Maintaining balance while moving up the steep face on the sharp holds is the problem. 40 feet off the deck you arrive at a large 5-6 foot roof. The roof has good jug holds that are challenging while your feet cut loose and your pumped. Pull the roof moves and continue up...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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