Yangshuo Rock: A China Climbing Guide
by Andrew Hedesh
published by Asia Outdoors
Yangshuo Rock: A China Climbing Guide, was researched over a three-year period. It provides travel details, concise route descriptions, safety concerns, and accurate maps.
China is more of a whirlwind country than you can imagine! But not to worry because Yangshuo Rock - A China Climbing Guide has you covered.
This complete climbing guidebook has more navigational details, cultural idiosyncrasies, and climbing beta than your local rock guru. With approximately 1200 photographs spread throughout 464 full-color pages, Yangshuo Rock's 750+ routes are excellently showcased.
43 crags with 800 routes organized geographically into 10 areas. This guidebook has it all. 30 pages of historical text, 12 detailed maps with navigational aids, and more action-packed eye-candy than the vividly entertaining streets of Yangshuo's nightlife.
Trust this well-researched book to lead you through the perils of law-breaking traffic, endless rice fields, and the maze of similarly shaped karst towers to arrive at the climbing crags of your dreams! Yangshuo Rock will leave you drooling to pull-down at Asia's largest climbing destination. Come and check it out!
- Number of Areas
- Number of Routes
- Climbing Type
- easy (1-5 UIAA), medium (6-7 UIAA), hard (8-12 UIAA)
- Grade System
- Sierra (YDS)
- Route Length
- short (single pitch), medium (2-8 pitches), long (more than 8 pitches)
- Chinese, English
- about DIN A5
- 930 g