Unfortunately, not much single-pitch bolted climbs on the East flank of Jebel Rum… Except for the followings, on the right end of the Main East face, on both sides of the classic Aquarius. On the left, starting from the left: Henngrint (E) – bolted single pitch – 45m – 6c – quickdraws only. R.Botte, G.Egger, […]

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Approach/access from the Amman-Aqaba highway and the village of Kadessya: – From the bus shelter at the junction to the descent for Dana village, at the top of Kadessya (km 0.) – Go down the village of Kadessya southwards, direction Shaubak – km. 8.3 whitish military camp on the right. Just before, alongside the camp’s […]

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AY & AÏN JEDDAH – KERAK REGION Approach/access 1 : from the North, and from Kerak. From Kerak castle (km 0) drive the streets down on the East side of the hill. The road goes around the south end of the castle basement. – Drive down to Al Shabhia (km 3) on the West side […]

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Jebel Rum - Main East Face

JEBEL RUM, EAST DOME (1560 m) – MAIN EAST FACE The Main East Face of Jebel Rum – just called The East Face – offers a plethora of climbs. You have the largest number of climbs on one and same face – perhaps the most spectacular of the massif. It is also the closest to […]

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Wadi Shelaali Climbs, topo

WADI SHELAALI Rakabat Um Raïfiq – North-South Bedouin Route from Wadi Shelaali to Abu Aïna, Scrambling & short climbing up (4b max), then down (4a max). All day in shade except for the last short South-facing downhill valley, from Fara’at Um Raïfiq to Abu Aïna. From the Upper Wadi Shelaali, and behind Jebel Um Raïfiq, […]

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Abu N

ABU AÏNA – Abu N’khala towers Left Tower or Gulab Tower – S.E. Face – El Luchador de Siam (SE) – 180m – 5 pitches – 6a+ – Thaï Boxer (E) – 180m – 6 pitches – 5c (TDinf) – Ça colle Anatole (E) – 180m – 6 pitches – 5c Right Tower, SE Face – Sabbah’s […]

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