The Crag Finder

The Egg

5

"The Egg is an easily accessed tower with a good collection of popular and fun routes, most of which are singgle pitch sport climbs.

White Mountain

5

"White Mountain is an impressive overhanging crag with a good crop of difficult routes. Its is about 200m long and 60m high overall.

Banyan Tree Crag

4

"Turn off the road at the entrance to the Banyan Tree Public Park and cross the river via a causeway.

Bird Man

4

"Bird Man is the big impressive orange face seen behind some fields on the right whilst driving towards White Mountain.

Dragon City

4

Getting to Dragon City from town is easy, a blind man with a limp could find it.

Moon Hill

4.5

"Moon hill in a big tourist draw and is easy to find, the huge moon shape being visible from the Yangshuo/Gaotian road (see the yangshuo whole area map in the introduction section).

Swiss Cheese

4

"This is a nice crag with a stand of bamboo offering shade at the base of the crag for the whole day. The crag environment is quiet and pleasant.

The Chicken Cave

3.5

"This is just behind (south of) the village which is passed through on the way to Low Mountain if coming from the Yangshuo-gaotian road.

Twin Gate Mountain

4

This crag is a bit tricky to find but well worth it. Leave the main road as for the Banyan Tree and walk past the South face of the Banyan Tree Crag.

Wine Bottle Crag

4

"This Cliff is named after the supposed resemblance of a nearby hill to a wine bottle.

Baby Frog

2.5

"Climbing on this cliff was initially developed by the Planet Fear Global Hot Rock Challenge when they passed through Yangshuo in early 2004.

Jeremy's Jiji

3

"This is a very cool little crag to check out. It is the fastest top out in town, 30 Meters to the summit! just because it is a small crag it should not be laughed at.

Lei Pi Shan

3

"Lei Pi Shan is a large overhanging face overlooking the road south of Gao Tian town. It is generally overhanging and strenuous.

Low Mountain

3

"Low Mountain is situated just South of the Yulong river about three kilometres East of Yangshuo/Gaotian road. Low Mountain is a bit of a misnomer as it is in fact quite a large tower.

River Side

3

"Riverside is a long section of cliffs above the Li River about three or four kilometers east of yangshuo. The main cliff is a large overhaning buttress wiht lots of excellent rock.

Space Buttress

3

"The Space Buttress is the big varied clifff on the opposite side of the roead from Low Mountain. It has an obvious steeply overhaning face high above its central section.

Spear Head

3

This crag has not yet made it into the Yangshuo Rock Climbing guide. You get this information first here, on thatsyangshuo.com. 

The Great Wall

3

"The Great Wall is an impressive cliff 300 or 400m Long and about 100 to 150m high. It is situated high on the hill and engoys spectacular views down over the srounding contryside.

Thumb Peak

3

"The Thumb Peak is the large East facing tower about three or four hundred metres past the butterfly crag and on the same side of the road as it.

Jin Shui An

2.5

"Jin Shou An is a fairly big face up the hill behind a hotel on the road behind the Twin Gate area. This crag was developed by Kailas team, good work.

The Middle Finger

2

"This is the imposing tower on the opposite side of the road from the Thumb Peak about 400 metres from the  road.

Treasure Cave

2

"The cave is easily visible in the distance when standing on the Yangshuo/Gaotian road just South of the Banyan Tree Public Park area.

Bamboo Cave

0

"The Bamboo Cave is a great little crag that is on the way to Big Gun. Stop at he aquaduct and follow the trail to the cave."

Big Gun

0

"It's not so strenuous that you need big guns to climb here - this cliff is named after a rock formation in the lower part of the face.

Brave New World

0

"This is a fairly high crag with one of the longest and best traditional climbs in Yangshuo - "The Witch Woman of the Rock".

Camel Mountain Xing Ping

0

"Xing Ping is the small town on the Li River about 20km norht of Yangshuo. The Camel is the Large hill/tower on the opposit side of the river from Xing Ping, about 1km back from the river.

Dag Crag

0

"When traveling from Yangshuo to Baby Frog, this cliff is on the right hand side of the road about 1km before the car park at Baby Frog.

Dingo's Dell / Maen Tao

0

"A small cliff close to town providing which is quite shady. Best approached by bicycle."

Dragon River Crag

0

"The Dragon River Crag has only a few routes, but they upper hard pitches are on excellent rock.

Entreprises Cliff

0

"This is a short but steep north facing crag which is in the shade all day. it is very close to Lei Pi Shan and it is easy t oclimb at both places on the same day. (if you have the strength).

Fuli Chuan Yan

0

"The Cave is big and gets a bit of a breeze. Would be a idea to wear light pants if you are climbing here, the bugs can most domination."

Lao Tie Shan

0

"This is a small South East facing cliff close to town which was popular in the very early days of yangshuo climbing, but is now rather overgrown and neglected.

Mini-Krabi

0

"A big thanks to the guys and girls from CMDI who put in a lot of hard work developing this crag. An awesome white and yellow faced crag with a big variety in grades and styles of climbing.

Neighborhood

0

"The Neighborhood is a cool crag very close to town. Go through the stop light heading to Baby Frog.

Odin's Den

0

"Odin's Den is the large cave seen up above the right hand side of the path used to approach Moon Hill. Go into the Hill Park and take the path towards Moon Hill.

Orange Panties Wall Fuli

0

Nothing!

The Butterfly Spring

0

"This cliff is the large lower innediately beside the road with the 15 metre high painted concrete butterfly on it. Very tasteful, you can't miss it.

The Camels Head

0

"The camel's Head is next tothe track on the back side of the peak that Space Buttress is on. it is easily seen and accessed from the new road nearby.

The Dragons Tooth

0

"This is a small East facing crag with some short routes on it. It is a little difficult to find and is best approached by bicycle."

The Goat

0

"A freezing winter drove three onry goats up the hill, two goats bashed up through the bush, the old goat was left in the cave with a mutant palm tree, the other goats laughed and jeered at the

The Kiddie Crag

0

"The Kiddie crag is a small buttress on the morth side of the White Mountain and is approached the same way. Teh cliff is North facing and in the shade all day."

The Promised Land / Ying Sihang saan

0

The Promised Land is a cliff on the opposite side of the road from the Butterfly Spring. It is only about 150 Meters from the road and has a good path leading to wards it.

The Screaming Mountain Turtle

0

"A great name for a peak/climb. This cliff is the tower facing the road just to the South of the Thumb Peak.

The Silver Cave Cliff

0

"The park owners wish to promote climbing on the cliff as a tourist atrtraction, and a competition/display of climbing was held here some years ago to encourage this.

The Three Little Pigs

0

This is a new venu as of the 15th of August 2014. The first two routes on the crag were opened by Dave Gliden. Most of the routes are currently clossed projects!

The Totem Pole

0

"This crag is pleasantly situated in quiet countryside, but easily accessible from the new road nearby. The routes established t odate are on the south face.

The White Cliff

0

"The White Cliff is pleasantly situated in the conuntryside near the Yulong river. Teh routes on the South West face are on excellent rock and are recommended."

Wall of the Damned

0

"The Wall of the Damned sat dormant, groaning and unheard as the years passed. Not until three young people passed by, but these wer not ordinary people.