In recent years
the sheer limestone faces and overhangs of Krabi's spectacular
cliffs has earned the area a reputation as one
of the premier rock-climbing sites in the world.
Every year literally thousands of climbers come to Krabi
specifically to challenge themselves on the famous limestone
karsts, and most will agree that it was well worth the trip.
There are over 150 challenging pegged routes, concentrated
primarily on the Pranang peninsula, between Hat Tham Pranang
and East Hat Lei Rai. These routes are typically in the
mid to high difficulty range, with numerous overhangs, and
sheer limestone faces.
there are also several beginner climbs,
so that even the novice climber can experience the thrill
Equipment rentals, instruction, and guides are all
available at nearly every restaurant, bar, and guesthouse
in the area, and for an extremely reasonable price.