Iraq al Kerak-Xtrem exotic climbing

Where is it? Pure limestone crag with Stalactites and Tufas. Just one of the secret cliffs of Jordan! Little less than 20 meters high, but the road runs on the top, and in the spring there is much grass for this family-friendly spot… Unfortunately, there are no routes for now… But now the climbers know […]

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Sabbah Ataeq - Photo Mario Verin

The true story from the beginning…. This project to train Jordanian guides in adventure tourism goes back to the late 1980s. At that time, there was no corps of guides, whether in terms of tourism, culture or sports. The first real “status” of professional guide emerged in Wadi Rum, when three Bedouins from the Al […]

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Sabbah Ataeq - Photo Mario Verin

La véritable histoire depuis ses origines… Ce projet de formation de guides jordaniens au tourisme d’aventure remontent à la fin des années 1980. Il n’existait alors aucun corps constitué de guides, que ce soit au niveau touristique, culturel ou sportif. Le premier véritable “statut” de guide professionnel a émergé à Wadi Rum, lors de la […]

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QUEST INTO THE UNKNOWN

Here is Tony Howard’s latest book – Quest into the Unknown – whose life has undeniably been marked by all these years spent in Jordan. He has been returning regularly since 1984, the year of his first explorations in Wadi Rum mountains. His last adventures in the country, with his wife Diana and friends, consisted […]

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recommended climbs Jordan Mountain Guide State Diploma

Here a list of climbs recommended for candidates applying for the Jordan Mountain Guide Diploma

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Hammad's Domes, with Rijm Assaf & Pillar of Wisdom

The first solo climbing ascent of The Pillar of Wisdom in Wadi Rum was done by Albert Precht on the 22nd of april 1987 in 53 minutes without any gear. Not only this. The same day and before, he did Hiker’s Road on Nassraniya North Tower – up and…down – in 4 hours village-village! So, […]

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