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Tawiyan Rock Climbing 


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Location: 25.5816, 56.0979 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Toby Foord-Kelcey on Jan 9, 2011
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Description 

Tawiyan Crag is effectively the UAE's only pure sport climbing cliff (*), with a good collection of 7a-7c routes on mostly water-washed solid rock.

The cliff is described in detail in "UAE Rock Climbing" (2009) www.cordee.co.uk/cca395.php


[* All the other popular sport areas accessible from the UAE cities are technically in Oman. There is some limited sport climbing on the UAE cliffs near Ras Al Khaimah but the bias of development for many years there has been trad routes.]


Getting There 

Just north of the town of Tawiyan. The location is described in the guidebook.

Climbing Season

For the Middle East area.

Weather station 9.1 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['5.12',2],['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]


Featured Route For Tawiyan

Office Clerk 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  Asia : Middle East : ... : Azimuth Wall
Climb up the streaky section. Follow bolts up through a mix of slopers, crimps, jugs to a slanted crack with good jugs. From there move up to the good lip on the right which turns into an undercling. Pull out and around it for a couple more moves to the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: 1. Caracal Branch 22m 7a+ 2. Caracal Tree 25m 7a+ ...
BETA PHOTO: 1. Caracal Branch 22m 7a+ 2. Caracal Tree 25m 7a+ ...
Rock Climbing Photo: This is a picture of the left side of Tawiyan Crag...
BETA PHOTO: This is a picture of the left side of Tawiyan Crag...

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