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Jordan Rock Climbing 

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Riding out into Wadi Rum...


Jordan is a country full of history and wonder. The local people are generally extremely hospitable and helpful. The weather is similar to the rest of the Middle East, HOT! The local currency is the the Dinar, which is currently .71 to the US Dollar (100 US Dollars = 71 Dinars) [2009]. The best climbing in Jordan can be found in the south, in the vast desert of Wadi Rum, near Petra. I am still working on compiling more data...

Getting There 

Fly into Queen Alia International Airport (AMM) in the capital city of Amman.

Climbing Season

For the Asia area.

Weather station 3.0 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Jordan

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Jordan:
Wisdom Pillar   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 17 pitches, 1100'   Wadi Rum
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Rock Climbing Photo: Bedouin Camel Boys, black line is the line of asce...

Bedouin Camel Boys 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Asia : Jordan : Disi
We spotted Al Hasani while driving the short distance to Disi from Wadi Rum. It is a very easy approach until perhaps negotiating the sand dune just below the wall. Plan on 10 minutes!! The rock is stellar. On the FA, very few bolts were placed, but returning the next year, we had both marveled at the sustained quality and knew it deserved better fixed protection. In 2007 we climbed it again and equipped it. The first round it was 5.10 R/X. Though still not a sport climb, protection now feels ad...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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