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Climbs 280
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 1754m a.s.l
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Crag features

Wadi Rum is in Jordan. Most of the routes are given alpine grades. It is magnificant and adventurous climbing in a spectacular wilderness area. Mainly long and serious routes that often have complex descents. No retro-bolting should be undertaken though some sport routes exist. Some adseil chains are bolted. There is little that can be done in the event of a rescue being needed though the Jordanian Airforce have been used before.

Many of these climbs can be quite hard to find and/or access. Contact Zidane Abdullah (+00962772136982) for an excellent and safe local climbing guide who really knows his stuff. https://bedouinnomads.com/
arosema93 - 27/Jan/17
I guess nobody is moderating!! Amazing place, take pitch by pitch French grades with a pinch of salt! It seems they give more of an indication of the hardest move rather than difficulty of over all pitch as French sport grade normally do. Descents are typically epic...take lots and lots of tat and a torch!!
sebrider - 20/Mar/11
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Jebel Rum Massif
  Um Raza/ Um Ghatha
3 South Ridge, Jebel el Mayeen 2 ** 16
4 Jack Daniels AD+ 2
5 East Ridge of Ranayim AD+ ** 8
6 The Lost World of Ranayim 5c 1
7 The Conga Hole E3 5b ** 1
8 South Cracks, Vulcanics Tower
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TD- * 2
9 La Grande Soif TD+ 1
10 Captain Morgan TD- * 1
11 Al Thalamiyyah AD+ *** 3
12 Black Magic D+ *** 34
13 Mira Khoury D+ ** 2
14 North Side, Salim 5c 17
15 Grey Poupon
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D+ *  
16 Renee Van Hasselt
-
TD- ** 1
17 King Hussein
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TD+ ** 3
18 Aquarius
-
TD+ **  
19 Raid mit the Camel ED1 *** 3
20 Inshallah Factor (Free) ED1 *** 16
21 Inshallah Factor (with Aid)
-
TD+ *** 4
22 Towering Inferno ED1 *** 1
23 Great Siq Route
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5c 1
24 Great Siq Route (inc. Pitch 4)
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6a 1
25 Mumkin 5c 15
26 Flight of Fancy 6b *** 34
27 Mad Frogs and Englishman 6b * 1
28 Inferno 6b *** 43
29 Walk Like an Egyptian 5a 13
30 The Mummy
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6b  
31 Troubador 6a+ ** 19
32 Wall of Lace 5a 2
33 Live and let die 6a * 3
34 Goldfinger 5c ** 52
35 Inshallah
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6b 1
36 Arthur's Hammer
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6c ***  
37 Ziggurat
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7a *  
38 Henngrint
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6c+ 3
39 Mano Negra
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7a+ *** 1
40 Petting
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7b  
41 Chicken Heat
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7a+  
42 Rainbow Warrior 6b * 3
43 The Eye of Allah AD+ *** 21
44 Hammad's Route AD+ *** 46
45 Mur De L'Allegresse
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TD- **  
46 The Pillar of Wisdom TD- *** 39
47 Coup Par Coup
-
TD **  
48 Le Sourire De La Vengeance
-
TD *  
49 La Fureure De Vivre
-
TD *  
50 Le Grec
-
TD ***  
51 Rijm Assaf
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AD+ *** 9
52 Rum Doodle D ** 15
53 Lionheart ED1 *** 31
54 Sabbah's Route
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PD+ *** 8
55 Jebel Rum West-East Traverse
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AD *** 3
56 Sheikh Hamdan's Route PD *** 2
57 Western Safari (The Thamudic Route) PD *** 14
58 North Ridge of Jebel Ahmar Al Shelaali 2 * 7
  Jebel Um Ishrin Massif
60 The Left Crack TD- * 1
61 Maestro 8a 1
62 The Nose
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6b * 4
Climb name Grade
63 The Joker
-
6a * 7
64 The Scorpian
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6a 2
65 Le Jardin Secret D+ ** 2
66 Rock Fascination ED1 *** 1
67 Little Beauty 5b * 1
68 Zernouk el Daber (Canyon of the Hyena)
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F 4
69 Cat Fish Corner 6b+ *** 3
70 South West Pillar (Vanishing Pillar) TD- * 1
71 Rakabat Canyon
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2 *** 28
72 Kharazeh canyon 2 *** 7
73 L'Aperitif 5a ** 9
74 Little Gem
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6b * 1
75 Essence of Rum
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5b * 5
76 Slingsby's Wall
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4c  
77 Point Alexandre
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3a  
78 Glory 8a *** 2
79 The Beauty TD *** 71
80 The Beast TD 2
81 Purple Pyjama Rum 6b+ * 1
82 Alan and his Perverse Frog TD+ *** 13
83 The Crack in the Back
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3b * 2
84 Edge of Zernouk el Daber
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D+ ** 1
85 Straight Up ED1 1
86 Local Knowledge
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AD+  
87 North Ravine, Jebel Um Ejil South
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AD  
88 Juniper Gulch
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AD **  
89 Muezzin ED1 *** 1
90 Houdini 5a 2
91 Love at First Feel
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5c * 2
92 Hiker's Road D+ *** 6
93 Stairway to Heaven ED1 * 1
94 SE Diedre: Warriors of the Wastelands
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ED1 ** 2
95 La Guerre Sainte ED2 *** 13
  Jebel Barrah, North Summit
97 Hunter's Slabs
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AD- *** 1
98 Hunter's Slabs, Direct Finish
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AD ***  
99 Hunter's Slabs, Voie Des Guides
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D ***  
100 La Rose Du Desert
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TD+ **  
101 The Black Iris
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D  
102 The Pillar of Ata Abu Rabeh
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TD ***  
  Jebel al m'Zaygeh
104 Runner Up 5a 6
105 Crazy Camel 6b+ ** 1
106 Unnamed (Route 2) 6a 2
107 Unnamed (Route 3)
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5a 2
108 Antonis Route
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5a 3
109 Route 5 (unnamed)
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5b 3
110 Route 6 (unnamed)
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6b 1
111 Slowly But Finally Done
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5b 2
112 Stairway to Heaven 5b 3
113 Well Done Alex 5c 3
114 A Pale Moon Rising
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5c *  
  Barrah Canyon
116 Le Bal des Chameaux 5a * 11
117 Avant la Nuit
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5c  
118 Jogging
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5a *  
119 Tamer 3c * 3
120 Hala Bek
-
6a+  
121 Ocean Slabs
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AD ** 7
122 Le Truand
-
6b+  
123 La Brute
-
6b  
124 Le Bon
-
6a+ * 6
Climb name Grade
125 Antibut
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TD- * 1
126 Salad-a-Din
-
6a *  
127 Fauteuil D'Orchestre
-
TD+  
128 Evervit
-
TD ** 1
129 Neige dans le Desert
-
TD+ ***  
130 Siege of Jericho
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7a *** 1
131 Suleiman's Ridge
-
D  
132 Les Rumeurs De La Pluie
-
TD * 16
133 Honte A Vous TD * 2
134 Fesse Tival
-
TD 1
135 Merlin's Wand 6a+ *** 68
136 Sido
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5c  
137 Tronche de Cake
-
7a  
138 Mongolita et son Tuba
-
6a  
139 Rain in the Desert 6a * 2
140 Storm 6a ** 7
141 Sundown
-
6a * 3
142 Degage Cancer!
-
TD *  
143 Voyage in the Aura 6b *** 5
144 The Star of Abu Judaidah ED1 *** 33
145 Amstel
-
4c  
146 Jamais sans mon Livre
-
6a  
147 No Way for Ibex
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ED1 ***  
148 The Start of the Beginning
-
6b+  
149 The Consolidation Prize
-
6a *  
150 The Good, the Bad, the Ugly AD+ 1
151 Drill Story 7b *** 1
  Jabel Kazali
153 Rebelote
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D+ 1
154 Mazyed TD 1
155 Le Couchant TD ** 1
156 Martha's Steps D+ 2
157 Al Uzza ED1 *** 1
158 Purple Haze D ** 4
  Jebel um Fruth
160 Rats PD+ 2
  Burdah
162 Burdah North Ridge 2 *** 32
163 Burdah, North-West Summit 3 ** 3
164 Original Route
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AD 6
165 Tareeq Atieeq
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AD  
166 Surfin' Satsumas
-
6a *  
167 Bedouin Bridge Route
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PD+ * 3
168 30 and 32 "Moslams route" HVS 4c 2
169 Orange Sunshine D- *** 32
170 Marmalade Skies
-
D+  
171 The Animated Slab
-
TD **  
172 The Golden Shred (Left-Hand)
-
D+  
173 The Golden Shred (Right-Hand)
-
D  
174 Red Admiral
-
TD  
175 Tangerine Dream TD- * 5
176 Nectarine Nightmare
-
TD-  
  Jebel Suweibit Gharbia
178 The Haj TD *** 5
179 Barefoot Groove AD- 2
  Jebel Um Adaami
181 Jebel Um Adaami 1 7
182 Revienta o Burila ED1 1
  Gorf Antar-Um Raza, North Face
184 A l'Ouest, Rien de Nouveau 5b ** 3

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