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Visayas Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Frances Fierst on Oct 14, 2012
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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 island’s 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.

Climbing Season

For the Oceania area.

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

25 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Visayas

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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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White Flower 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c  Oceania : Philippines : ... : Cantabaco, Toledo City, Ceb...
To quote my favorite Mountain Project route description, 'I have not sent this route; however, I have spent a disproportionate amount of time falling off this route... 'Connoisseurs of wine will tell you that there is no best wine in the world. Rather, there are many styles of wine, and within each there is an ultimate expression, the pinnacle of that particular genre. For a given type of rock - limestone, granite, schist - there are a few archetypical styles of route. For hybrid bould...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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