/ Countries without Rock Climbing
I can imagine that we won't get much in North Korea or the Holy See, unless anyone knows better, but which others are recognized as zero climbing?
Maldives, Marshall Islands and the Vatican?
Very little in any of the 3 Baltic States - I think there are a few boulders in Estonia, there are some small sandstone crags in Latvia but not sure if there's any climbing on them (not on those I've seen at Sigulda) & I've never heard of any rock, let alone climbing, in Lithuania
Surely there's some buildering potential in The Vatican?
But does have one of the coolest looking climbing walls anywhere
Beat me to it!
There is some good climbing in Cuba, but it has been officially banned. Does that count?
Maldives, highest natural point is 2.4 meters. Highest point is about 5 meters and is on a gold course.
North korea looks ok for climbing https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Baekdu+Mountain&es_sm=93&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X...
Sorry to disappoint folks but The Netherlands is off the list!
I have been bouldering on natural rock near
> Sorry to disappoint folks but The Netherlands is off the list!
> I have been bouldering on natural rock near
"Rock climbing" not bouldering.
Yaaaaawwwwwn. Sorry, what were you saying?
Just being a bit naughty that's all :-)
You little tinker you!
As for the Netherlands. I have seen some nice vertical rock. Not a lot of crags, but a lot of spots which can be developed. Mind you, the Dutch Caribbean's are the Netherlands too.
I don't think Denmark has any?
there's quite a bit on Bornholm
North Korea must have loads: it's covered with mountains.
The gulf states of Bahrain, Qatar,and Kuwait certainly don't have any climbing on natural rock.
I was going to cheat with The Principality of Sealand, but even it has two little buildering sea stacks :-)
Last time I asked a Belgian about this (in 1997) she said there was a slag heap you could climb on and that that was about it. I imagine Luxembourg may be similarly lacking.
But maybe some boulders
> I don't think Denmark has any?
How do we count Greenland?
Belgium has some good crags in the Ardennes, Freyr being the biggest:
Luxembourg has some sandstone as well:
Belgium has quite a bit, not world class but plenty of routes; look at freyr, in the uk it would be one of the better sports crags, on bolted natural limestone.....
As for Luxembourg, if you're in the area try out Berdorf, I can't think of a sports crag in the UK I would chose over it, it's definatly world class. If the weather wasn't as unpredictable as the uk, I'd say it would be a great detination for a trip.
beat me to it.....
I'm going to try Singapore.
I do hope it's a pointless answer
In my neck of the woods, Singapore would have been my first guess although probably Brunei even more so. Probably not much established in Timor Leste although undoubtedly there is something there. Hmm Cook Islands and some more of those small Pacific nations. Anything happening in Sri Lanka? Probably something but never hear of anything. Africa has 56 countries so I am sure there are a few hits there. Equatorial Guniea, Botswana? Across to South America, whats happening in Paraguay? and up North in Belize in Guyana. The carribean probably has a few more places sans decent rock.
Bangladesh? V quick google search doesn't throw up any
I'm guessing a lot of the South Pacific Atolls - Vanuatu, Fiji, Cook islands, Niue etc. Think Samoa and Tonga might be hilly in the middle.
Gambia? Think the highest point is about 40m and don't remember many cliffs
It was even covered by UKC: http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=6345
Ricks cafe - various you tube exploits. Off to see for myself next week as it happens. Anyone know of other climbing in Jamaica?
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