Big Tree Wall (Khao Khom)
BETA PHOTO: BIG TREE WALL
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The right side of this extensive wall is known as the Big Tree Wall and has several base routes and three Multi-pitch routes.The left side as of Dec 2008 has only one multi-pitch route, Tipsy Gypsy.
This cliff is located on the north east side of Ko Yao Noi near the Paradise Resort.You can reach the Resort by Motor bike or hire a boat to bring you right to the beach.Walk to the North end of The Paradise Resort beach and head up a faint jungle trail.Stay right at the first fork then traverse left under the HD Wall(six bolted routes 6a to 6b+) and continue for about five min. Down climb a corner with a fixed rope then climb up 20 feet of grey rock to reach the base.
Weather station 16.8 miles from here
2 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Typsy Gypsy 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Asia
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As of Dec 2008 this is the left most route up the big wall of Khao Kom and the only route to ascend to the top of this expansive formation. The first pitch starts out a bit contrived and loose,but finishes well in a nice belay cave(6c+). The 2nd pitch has a reachy crux off the anchor then climbs good stone up steep rock with big holds to a second belay cave(7a+). Pitch 3 has a thin crux near the top and finishes on a big ledge(7b).Pitch four stars in a wild overhanging steming corner and continu...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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