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Dominican Republic  

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The Dominican Republic is a nation on the island of Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The western third of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti. By area and population, the Dominican Republic is the second largest Caribbean nation (after Cuba), with 48,442 square kilometres (18,704 sq mi) and an estimated 10 million people. The Dominican Republic has the highest peaks of the West Indies and mountains show a direction northwest-southeast. The mountains are separated by valleys with the same general direction. Cordillera Septentrional (in English, "Northern Range"). It runs parallel to the north coast, with extensions to the northwest, the Tortuga Island, and to the southeast, the Samaná Peninsula (with its Sierra de Samaná). Its highest mountain is Diego de Ocampo, close to Santiago, with 1,249 m. The Cibao Valley (Dominican Republic) is the largest and the most important valley of the country. This long valley stretches from North Haiti, where is called Plaine du Nord, to Samaná Bay.

Getting There 

Head south of the state of Florida.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.7 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Dominican Republic
the line for First Things First

First Things First 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  North America : Dominican Republic : Paraiso CaNo Hondo
Route has a tricky start with few features that leads to some easy ledges and pockets. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Kenji Kasahara
From: Santo Domingo, Dominican Repub
Nov 8, 2013
There are really good places to rock climb in the Dominican Republic, mostly on limestone. There is a community of climbers, that will happily assist you if you'd like to climb in our Island.
By rokclmr
Nov 30, 2013
I am headed to the Punta Cana La Romana area in March. I would love to hook up with someone to get some routes or bouldering in while there. I may be brining limited equipment but will definitely have shoes, harness, and chalk on me:)
By Skyler Holman
From: Orem,UT
Mar 28, 2014
Will be there April 6th-12th of 2014, any locals available for beta? New crags? Classic routes? any info would be appreciated.
By Jennifer Pinkus
From: Vail, CO
May 1, 2014
Headed to Punta Cana for a week. Is it worth bringing shoes and trying to get to climbing area or too far? Thx
By samtoine
May 30, 2015
Anyone know about the climbing near Santiago? I'm going to be working there for 7 weeks this summer.
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