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The biggest day of climbing so far at The Olive Grove on Independence Day

Posted in Lebanon, Activities in Tannourine

R-A-D in Lebanon 2012

Watch a slide show video about R-A-D in Lebanon in June 2012

Posted in Rock climbing Association for Development, Lebanon, Activities in Tannourine

Article in L’Orient Du Jour

Grâce à une collaboration entre la municipalité de Tannourine, l’association suisse Rock Climbing Association for Development (RAD), et l’association sportive libanaise… Lire plus…

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Summary of Progress

We spent 56 days in Lebanon we drilled 220 +/-bolts, established 18 bolted rock climbs, plus cleaned two hard projects with Removable Bolts. Donated a Bosch Annihilator roto hammer, 100 meter static rope, 2 x 70 meter dynamic ropes, 2x

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Four new climbing sectors opened in Tannourine, Lebanon

Sixteen new climbing routes have been opened by R-A-D in May and June 2012, twelve of which are in a new climbing area, Tannourine El Tahtar, just below the Cedar line, an hour and a half from Beirut. Inspired by

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Destination Lebanon

Will on a 7b at River Valley Road

Lebanon has great potential to be a rock climbing ‘destination’. We found a good base of existing bolted routes, massive opportunity to establish new climbs on solid limestone, basic services ready to cater to rural tourism and a friendly climbing

Posted in Lebanon, Activities in Tannourine

Love Lebanon

We carried out some Internet research and found the site ClimbLebanon run by Eli Abu Tayeh with a detailed list of mixed climbs and difficulty, with links to maps to rock climbing sites. Other searches provided us with exciting images

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