Climbs 77
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 95m a.s.l
Faces E

Crag features

National park East of Istanbul, about 1 hour by car. A beautiful crag that can be very busy with tourists during the summer months, the routes vary between 10 and 25m. A stream runs through the gorge and allows a respite from the hot summer months, although it can be infested with Turkish teenagers "bombing" each other to the delight of their peers.

Guide books are available for the area from a couple of different climbing shops within Istanbul, probably the best being Adrenalin in Besiktas (see website for more info).

Approach notes

Open all year round with an access charge payable during spring summer months. Parking available but again a fee is charged.

The crag can be reached by car by following the main road out of Istanbul to Gebze then continue east to Tavsanli. Go through the centre of the town into the crag.

The other option is dolmus (basically a minibus) which you can get from Uskudar to Gebze then on to Tavsanli and a 30 min walk to the crag.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Diagonal * IV  
2 Mafya Gazino * V  
3 Exitus * VII  
4 Derin Catlak * VII 1
5 Kisa Ama Sert * VIII  
6 Jump * VII  
7 Dolanik * IV  
8 Ekmek Arasi * V  
9 Davul * VI 1
10 Ejder Pencesi * VII 1
11 Sari Zeybek * VIII  
12 Pelitozu * V 1
13 Nerdeyim Abi? * VIII  
14 Siesta * VIII  
15 Kebapci * VII  
16 Hellstar * IX  
17 Percussion * VI 1
18 Pelikan * VIII  
19 Kuzu Kuzu * VI  
20 Kutur Kutur * VI 1
21 Kartal Yuvasi * V  
22 Patir Patir * VII  
23 Baca * V 1
24 Kardinlar * VII  
25 Ripper * V  
26 Daglarin Aslani * IV  
Climb name Grade
27 Pamuk Ipligi * VII 1
28 Osi * VIII  
29 Skalonga * VIII  
30 Savas ve Baris * VIII  
31 Rock Market * VII  
32 Studio FM * VII  
33 Atlas * VII  
34 Gizli Bahce * VI  
35 Alternatif * VI  
36 Demir Leblebi * VII  
37 Dogum Gunu * VI 1
38 Efes Pilsen * VII 1
39 Balbocegi * VI  
40 Pink Moon * VII  
41 Pembe Panter * ?  
42 The Thin Red Line * VII  
43 Tupamaro * VII  
44 Maganda * IV  
45 Demir Hindi * VI  
46 Comar * IV  
47 Kayovas * IV  
48 Karlar Ulkesi * VI  
49 Lazut * IV  
50 Koprualti * V  
51 Kuzey Yildizi * VII  
52 Usame * IX  
Climb name Grade
53 Topuz * IX  
54 Anavarza * VIII  
55 Zeus * IX  
56 Sahmerdan * IX  
57 Key (Buyuk Balkon) * VII  
58 Beyoglu * IX  
59 Ilkkan * VII  
60 Russell Mahkemesi * VIII  
61 Overkill * VIII  
62 Cocuk Yuvasi * VIII  
63 Kerhane Tatlisi * VIII  
64 Gidiyorum * VII  
65 Sogan * VI  
66 Acemi * IV  
67 Tarih Oncesi * IV  
68 No Worries * VI  
69 Medyadan Sonra * IX  
70 Whisky * VI  
71 Seranad * VI  
72 Bela * V  
73 Jupiter * VII  
74 Kanedyen * VII  
75 Salkim Sogut * VII  
76 Kent ve Kopekler * VII  
77 Zangoc * VII  
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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