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Railay East Rock Climbing 


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East Railay Beach at sunset. The high tide makes ...

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Description 

The east side of the Railay Peninsula. The beach in this area isn't much to look at, and during low tide basically turns into a mudflat. It's cheaper to stay here rather than at Railay West, but perhaps a bit more expensive than Tonsai.

A large number of bars and restaurants, including the "Last Bar" which indeed is the last bar on the beach. ATM in front of Viewpoint Resort, and there are several mini-marts.

Getting There 

Long-tail boat from Ao Nam Mao; long jungle trail from Tonsai Bay; paths through the various resorts from Railay West.

Accomodations 

  • Railay Cabana
  • Rapala Resort

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.8 miles from here

77 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',23],['2 Stars',32],['1 Star',16],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',8],['5.9',12],['5.10',38],['5.11',12],['5.12',5],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Railay East

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Railay East:
Beginer   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   1-2-3 Wall
Climbing School   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport   1-2-3 Wall
Ramazon   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 80'   1-2-3 Wall
Ghengis Bond   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   The Keep
Massage Secrets   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   1-2-3 Wall
Bad Boy   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 45'   Muay Thai
Make a way   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 80'   1-2-3 Wall
We Sad   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   1-2-3 Wall
Dr. Jekull & Mrs. Hyde   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   1-2-3 Wall
Muay Thai   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport   Muay Thai
Les Petites Oreilles   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Diamond Cave
Seven Seven Seven   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 3 pitches, 70'   Diamond Cave
Medusa's Lover   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   The Keep
Strider   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   Low Tide Wall
Knights in White Satin   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   1-2-3 Wall
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Rock Climbing Photo: The first ascent of Strider... we dressed like gir...

Strider 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  Asia : Thailand : ... : Low Tide Wall
Approximately midway across the wall, climb up a short dihedral to a bulge, then out right and up. Come back left near the anchors.This was the first route on the wall. It orginally went to a ledge above where the anchor is, but we were on 50 meter ropes back then and everyone hated having to drag a rope up to rap off. So we lowered it (no change in grade or quality).The entire wall was then called "Lord of the Rings Wall", cus we were reading the books, but King named it Lowtide in his first gu...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: East Railay at low tide
East Railay at low tide
Rock Climbing Photo: The entrance to Diamond Cave, East Railay
The entrance to Diamond Cave, East Railay

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