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Climbing

Climbing is a fairly new activity in Laos.

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So far, the only officially opened areas for climbing are in Vang Vieng and Luang Prabang.

With the spectacular limestone landscape in Vang Vieng, north of Vientiane, climbers can access the crags free of charge. 1 to 3 day courses and equiment rental are available at Green Discovery in Vang Vieng.

In Luang Prabang, this activity is also available on Gecko Wall. Check it out!

Below are two examples of Climbing adventure offered by Green Discovery Laos


Hot Climbing in Vang Vieng

(Half or 1 or 3 day course, all seasons)

Over the past three years, Green Discovery has been working with climbers from all around the world to develop the amazing potential for world class sport climbing in the Vang Vieng area. Two areas were developed with a total of 50 routes ranging from 5a to 8a+ (French).

All the classic steep limestone jaggy stuff so. Climb and enjoy!

If you know anybody with a drill and the skill let them know that there's a plethora of rocks in shady crags by the river just waiting for some traffic. Private climbers visiting Vang Vieng can share transportation to the crags by meeting at the office at around 9 am.

All permitting and access costs were waived from the beginning of 2005 and the Rock Climbing Guide to Vang Vieng is available for US$5 at all Green Discovery offices.

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Source: Green Discovery Laos


Climbing Gecko Wall

(1 to 3 day course)

Streaming out from Luang Prabang, over the past year, Green Discovery has been active with climbers from England and Nepal to commence the astounding potential for world class sport climbing in the Luang Prabang area called Gecko Mountain. An indefectible climb were uncovered and establish downstream on Mekong River from town, a 25 minutes boat ride away with a total of 8 routes ranging from (French) 5-8a+.

Anybody with a drill and the skill are welcomed. There's a plethora of rocks in on the face of Gecko Mountain towering over the Mekong River that ambles through the town of Luang Prabang in northern Laos. The scene of the Mekong River against the mountains in Luang Prabang in the foreground is truly cliff-hanging from where the climb is after you get over the treetops.

The landscape is worth it also while on the boat to and from Gecko Mountain. It is satisfying; especially at the end of the day after the climb during sunset on the way back to town or at the mise-en-scene.

There are the classic erect limestone, edge stones plus dark, light and solid color Rocks, so… climb and enjoy!

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Source: Green Discovery Laos 

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