Car Jack [Suggest Change]
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|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
Description [Suggest Change]
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.
Location [Suggest Change]
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.
Protection [Suggest Change]
10 x 12mm PETZL expansion bolts. The anchor is hanging from a rock above and can be accessed from the top of Fraggle rock and consists of 3 x bolts with static climbing rope and opposing biners as the master point to clip the rope into. You can also Trad climb the first 2/3 of the climb.
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