The approach to Happy Island.
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This area is new for Mountain Project, and is just getting started. Feel free to contribute! Warning : stainless-steel bolts are suspect near the coast. There is extensive rebolting being done to replace suspect bolts with titanium glue-ins.
A beautiful little island with a dozen or so quality climbs. Getting there is half the fun. Views back to the mainland are great. Shade all day.
From Phra Nang Beach, it's the obvious island about 150 yards out to sea. At low tide, you'll only be up to your knees or slightly higher. You can also grab a long-tail boat for a buck or two.
Weather station 6.1 miles from here
4 Total Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Happy Thailand 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Asia
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Start angles left from belay stance. If you have a long reach, you can manage to clip the first bolt from the relative safety of a precarious stance at the belay. Continue angling up and left along sharp rock clipping bolts. Later head up and over a long gentle bugle finding just enough holds and bolts to keep you going. This climb was near my limit of ability and had my attention with the exposure and sharp rock features. My partner lowered me to the beach and I belayed her from there. Ra...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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Happy Island as seen from Escher Wall
From Phra Nang beach, headed over to Happy Island....
Bryce took this sweet silouette shot of me pulling...
By Ryan Kelly
Nov 8, 2007
What's the access issue? I'd assume it has something to do with that exclusive resort that won't let you drink at their bar?
From: Oakland CA
Nov 8, 2007
No access issue. Just scary looking bolts.