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Kunming Area Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Bob Moseley on Apr 6, 2016
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Wang Zhiming on the classic, Big Wonder, high abov...


Administratively, the Municipality of Kunming includes the urban center of Kunming City, plus a large area of surrounding counties. The area lies at the heart of the Yunnan Plateau, where adventurous locals began exploring the surrounding hills in 1999. As of 2016, numerous caves and faces have been developed in a 30-km long belt extending from the Western Hills (Xi Shan) escarpment, across Dian Chi from Kunming City, northwest to Fumin Canyon in Fumin County. In between lies Swallow Cave, The Gash, and six crags near the village of Xiaomoyu. This is just the beginning. There are plenty more hidden gems waiting to be found.

Getting There 

The starting place to access the crags here is from Kunming City.

Climbing Season

For the Yunnan Province area.

Weather station 2.6 miles from here

216 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',44],['2 Stars',83],['1 Star',25],['Bomb',2]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Wang Zhiming on the classic, Big Wonder, high abov...

Big Wonder (Da Qi Ji) 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  Asia : East Asia : ... : Upper Wonderland (Qi Ji Sha...
Multipitch climb 3 m right of National Date Crack, beginning at Wonderland Approach anchor. Pitch 1 is THE CLASSIC moderate pitch of the Western Hills. Rappel the route for the first 2 pitches. From the top, rappel pitch 4, then all the way to the Camel anchor, then to ground. Pitch 1-5.10.a, 10 bolts to chain anchor, 24 m. Pitch 2-5.9, natural pro straight up from belay for 31 m to threaded anchor. Pitch 3-5.10, traverse right using small nut to protect crux, then up to large ledge and 2-bolt a...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Dan M. S.
From: Buckfield, ME
May 24, 2016
There is an active WeChat group for organizing weekend excursions, finding climbing partners, etc. You can add me at DanTheMan1 and I will pull you into the group. Gear rental is also available. More up-to-date information for newly developed areas is available at

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