Yangshuo is a world famous destination for climbers. The karst mountain formations present an endless variety of limestone cliffs to test a climber’s skill. There are over 300 routes available ranging from 5.6 to 5.13 in difficulty. This range and variety is great for beginners and experts alike.
A climbing Instructor showing how its done.
There are a number of climbing centres that have experienced and certified staff that put safety first. They say that the best time of year to climb is from August to November and also in March. However, climbing is possible all year round as the area has a semi-tropical climate.
An instructor showing newcomers the ropes
Clip from BBC Wild China showing the karst landscape.