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Iraq Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.597, 43.6377 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Erik Campos on Aug 12, 2011
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DOD ID Card, ID tags, and a weapon


Sunny and sandy. Crowded if the base is occupied.

Getting There 

Go on deployment,take a commercial flight to Kuwait, and then C-130 into Iraq.

Climbing Season

For the Asia area.

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

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The crux is in the middle third of the wall. A short person's third move or a tall person's second. It's a tight crimp while doing a drop knee and smearing the other foot. Pros-working on bouldering skills while away from home. Cons-it is in a war zone, although a very mild one....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By SwabianAmi
Oct 13, 2016
This page is a joke and should be reorganized and the military references removed.

While Iraq is currently unsafe, there is a great deal of climbing to be had in Iraqi Kurdistan which have typically been safe for foreigners and climbers for many years.