LD New Routes series – Missionary 傳攀教士

There are some good new routes in Long Dong that is not in the guidebook!

Missionary 傳攀教士, also nicknamed “Sweet Potato Leaves (地瓜葉)”, First Cave, trad 5.10c, 4 pitches

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LD New Routes series – Red Dates Mochi 心太軟

There are some good new routes in Long Dong that is not in the guidebook!

Red Dates Mochi 心太軟, Music Hall (Broken Faces), trad 5.10b

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LD New Routes series – Jasmine Beauty 茉莉美女

There are some good new routes in Long Dong that is not in the guidebook!

Jasmine Beauty (茉莉美女), Grand Auditorium, trad 5.8

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First Female 9b by Angy Eiter!

Austrian climber Angy Eiter has become the first woman to climb 9b (5.15b). She has trained over two years for the route La Planta de Shiva.  “I knew it was my style and I was inspired by the moves, which I guess was the key to my success.”

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(photo from Angy Eiter’s FB)

Photo of the Month – March 2015

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Photo by QxAdventures

Shot by Cheang Qing Xin of QxAdventures.

Kelly Khiew gets some air on her send of Captain Ahab, a super exposed trad 5.11a 25 meters up on the Whales Head in Music Hall.

QxAdventures are currently building a new climbing hostel for climbers going to Long Dong. Located in Bitou Cape, a quaint fishing village right before the final tunnel to Long Dong, The Bivy climber’s hostel will feature Wifi, coffee, and other amenities missing from the existing hostel in Long Dong village, which has received lackluster reviews.