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Sunny all year round. Hot too, like sunbaked asphalt hot. Bizarre and ancient formations from huge Arches, some of the largest Sandstone spires in the world (the Hand of Fatima), big caves, waterfalls, boulders, awesome cracks, the list goes on...
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mali:
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Pinnacle Column (North-East Face) 5.10 International : Africa : ... : L'arche de Kamadjan (The Ka...
Close to the Arch, there lies a good, albeit short hand crack that splits a column shaped formation just south-west of the main route going up the Arch's south face. This crack remains predominantly in the shade and provides a nice traditional alternative to climbing the arch's backside, which is most often piping hot in the sun.The rock is corral-esque so good rope management is advised to prevent frays. We also noticed a rather large colony of bats live deep within this crack. Be wary not to s...[more] Browse More Classics in International