Avg: 3.5 from 2 votes
|Type:||Sport, TR, 85 ft|
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|Shared By:||Timsahb on Dec 10, 2014|
|Admins:||Brian Boyd, Nate Ball|
Access Issue: Warning! Stainless steel bolts are suspect near the coast! Details
Access Issue: The area is private land Details
There is a 100 THB ($3) daily fee for use of the area, the money goes towards the roads and trails. Can be paid at Goodtime Adventures, Koh Tao on Sairee Beach
This is one of the best climbs on Mek's Mountain, the first 2/3 of the route is a 5.9 and can be lead of TR up to two bolts for use as an anchor. The last 1/3 up a slab with an arete is the 5.10c part with the crux being the second last move. It starts down on the jungle floor and you climb up a crack with an 90 degree wall to the side. Climbing up to a thin crack to a boulder. Once on the boulder and now above the tree line is the two bolts for an anchor for a shorter 5.9 route. The top slab has great exposure and you move up to an arete, followed by a mantle to sit on the top of the slap and access the hanging anchor.
The route is located under Fraggle rock (or Sairee rock) and is a 10 min walk from the car park area along a concrete path thought the jungle and then down under the rock and is the first set of bolts you come to.
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