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Kochel Rock  


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Submitted By: KateC on Mar 10, 2010
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Description 

A small, shady rock on the end of the peninsula, with four fun, moderate routes on sharp rock. It's not the best climbing in Thailand, but it's a nice place to spend a hot afternoon.

Getting There 

Walk east from Railay East, past 1,2,3 Wall. There's a small trail into the forest that lands you at the base of Duncan's Wall. Head left to find a nice sign to Kochel Rock.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.8 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Kochel Rock
Chris Kreutzer on the first assent of Nice to Meet...

Nice to Meet Au 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Asia : Thailand : ... : Kochel Rock
One of the few, but fun trad routs in the area. Start with a few hand jams in clean, but short cracks, as you climb striate up. These cracks take gear nicely. Once above the clean cracks use the various thin cracks systems to climb up and right as you make your way to the anchor that is shared with Jihn Panka. A top rope can be setup by beating through the bush on the back side or climbing Jihn Panka to the right. However, it is recommended to place a directional at the start of the traverse if ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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