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Karaweik Wall Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 166'
Location: 16.97108, 97.49364 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrator: Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Andrew Riley on Jun 6, 2016
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BETA PHOTO: Karaweik marking the left end of Karaweik Wall

  • This is a religious site. Access in this area depends on being respectful and keeping up good relationships with the monks. Be overly respectful and nice. It also wouldn't hurt to donate.
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  • Description 

    A beautiful wall with excellent routes ranging in difficulty. This wall was the first wall bolted by Andrew and Katie, partially funded through a Myanmar Rock Community initiative. The wall is named for the Karaweik Statue marking the left end of the crag. Huge thanks to Climb Tech for giving us a lot of support, CMRCA for teaching us about installing glue-ins, and for Steve Davis and Nyi Nyi Aung Doelone for helping us get a hold of a drill.

    Getting There 

    When you arrive in the parking lot go past the main entrance to the monastery to another paved lane that leads to the left side of the monastery. Find a path that leads left around the monastery for about 100 meters and the cliff will be on your right. the Karaweik statue marks the left end of the wall, and 'FMA' starts immediately to the right of this statue.

    Climbing Season

    For the Myanmar area.

    Weather station 7.5 miles from here

    11 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

    Classic Climbing Routes in Karaweik Wall

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Karaweik Wall:
    Colombière   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
    FMA (First Male Ascent)   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
    Elephant Leather   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
    Golden Ridge Recollection   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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    Featured Route For Karaweik Wall
    Rock Climbing Photo: Katie at the second bolt of Elephant Leather

    Elephant Leather 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Asia : Myanmar : ... : Karaweik Wall
    A Classic: Spectacular, tall, and consistent. A difficult section right off of the ground and more consistent and moderate climbing leading through a roof to an easier slab and to the anchors. Make sure to look around at the view....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

    Photos of Karaweik Wall Slideshow Add Photo
    Rock Climbing Photo: Karaweik Wall Topo
    BETA PHOTO: Karaweik Wall Topo
    Rock Climbing Photo: Early climbing and bolting trip at Karaweik Wall
    Early climbing and bolting trip at Karaweik Wall

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