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Okinawa prefecture consists of several islands, the largest of which is also named "Okinawa" (not to be confused with the city "Okinawa" which is also on the island of Okinawa). Though there are potential climbing areas on several other islands, the only island known to have routes open to the public at the time of writing is the main island of Okinawa.

Japan in general, Okinawa included, tends to have a pretty rough history with access issues. Several areas have been permanently closed due to preventable conflicts. Please be respectful, and if at all possible, reach out to the local climbing communities before hitting up the crags/boulders. We'll try to keep Mountain Project up to date with these restrictions/issues, but we are active on Facebook where you can also find an abundant amount of current information.

Getting There Suggest change

Fly into Naha Airport. Rental cars are a must so make sure you have a valid international drivers permit or some other means of getting to the crags. Most are not easily accessible by public transportation.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Okinawa Prefecture

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 8
Millennium
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 22
Habu Sake (Snake In A Bottle)
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 8
Rafiki
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 8
First Steps
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 8
Shingo's Moustache
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 4
Easy Money
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b PG13
 7
The Complete Package
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 10
ハブハブトラップ(Habu Habu Trap)…
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 8
Barb's Favorite
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Typhoon Enema
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 4
ブエノチキン(Bueno Chicken)
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
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lifetime friends
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 8
Runaway Goat
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 6
beauty and the beast
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 8
Easy Come, Easy Go (Nankurunaisa)
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Millennium Okinawa > Zatzun Tunnel > Zatzun N Side
 8
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Habu Sake (Snake In A Bottle) Okinawa > Mt Katsu (Katsu… > lost world
 22
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Sport
Rafiki Okinawa > Mt Katsu (Katsu… > Lost World - N Wall
 8
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
First Steps Okinawa > Zatzun Tunnel > south side
 8
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Shingo's Moustache Okinawa > Mt Katsu (Katsu… > lost world
 8
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Easy Money Okinawa > Zatzun Tunnel > Zatzun N Side
 4
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
The Complete Package Okinawa > Mt Katsu (Katsu… > lost world
 7
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b PG13 Sport
ハブハブトラップ(Habu Habu Trap)… Okinawa > Usa Beach/Cape… > Andagi Rock
 10
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Barb's Favorite Okinawa > Mt Katsu (Katsu… > middle ground
 8
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Typhoon Enema Okinawa > Kayaauchibanta (Deep…
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
ブエノチキン(Bueno Chicken)… Okinawa > Usa Beach/Cape… > Main Wall (lower)
 4
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Sport
lifetime friends Okinawa > Mt Katsu (Katsu… > middle ground
 8
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Runaway Goat Okinawa > Mt Katsu (Katsu… > middle ground
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5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
beauty and the beast Okinawa > Mt Katsu (Katsu… > middle ground
 6
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Easy Come, Easy Go (Nankuru… Okinawa > Mt Katsu (Katsu… > lost world
 8
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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