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Jordan climbing tour : 11 Days / 10 Nights


We will climb the most famous climb routes in Jordan such as Mumkin, Flight of Fancy, Mad Frogs and Englishmen, Inferno, Walk Like an Egyptian, Troubadour, Wall of Lace, Live and Let Die, Gold Finger, Inshallah. Several of these climbs can link with longer climbs.

Included: all climbing equipment, suppliers, professional climber guides


Day 1: Airport / Petra, Wadi Musa

Meeting and assistance at the airport (visa formalities). Transfer to Petra. Check in at hotel, dinner and overnight.


Days 2 & 3: Petra / Wadi Rum

Visit the Ancient City of Petra, and climb to the Monastery, then back and drive to Wadi Rum. Jeep safari to West-East Traverse of Jebel Rum, ascent via Sabbagh’s Route, descent via Hammad’s Route, abseiling into Wadi Shelaali: this involves easy climbing (2/3) through marvelous scenery and with spectacular views across Wadi Rum. It really needs about eight hours, moving pretty fast. The whole climb will take two days. In the night, sleeping on the summit is a great experience and a wonderful introduction to Wadi Rum.  On the third day, we will use ropes to climb down to sunset  campsite, dinner and overnight.


Day 4: Wadi Rum - Burdah Bridge

After breakfast, we drive by jeep to Burdah Mount : in the scramble on good rock, well marked with cairns which leads up to Burdah bridge. Difficulty: 5/4. Climb: 6 hours. Overnight under the stars, in the mountain.


Day 5: Wadi Rum - Jebel Um Ejil

In the early morning, drive to climb Jebel um Ejil. The Beauty (5+/6a/5/5/5+): a very popular climb, in the famous Rakebat Canyon. Bolts and abseil points are already in place. We don't use ropes most of the time. By the end of day, we drive to Jebel Umm Addami and prepare for next day climb. Campsite, dinner and overnight. 


Day 6: Wadi Rum - Jebel Um Addami

We climb Umm Addami, the highest mountain in Jordan (1850m). Easy climb. 6 hours both ways. Back to the campsite, dinner and overnight.  


Day 7: Wadi Rum - Jebel Nassrani

An easy day : we hike on Jebel Nassrani on a hikers' road with good rock and a fantastic view, suitable for good medium grade climbers. We camp in Khaza'ali campsite. 


Day 8: Wadi Rum - Jebel Burdah, East face

Jebel Burdah East Face, Orange Sunshine: there are a number of variants to this original route, with names like "Tangerine Dream" or "Marmalade Skies". Good rock, nothing over grade 5. 


Day 9: Wadi Rum - Jebel Barrah, East face

Active day : we will climb Jebel Barrah East Face, Ocean Slabs: a popular climb, on the cliff opposite to Merlin's Wand at the northern entrance to the Barrah Canyon. The climb presents no particular difficulties, but the situation is impressive and is very exposed. There are three variants (Le Bon, La Brute et le Truand) which, as their names suggest, are more or less difficult (maximum of grade 6b for the first two, 6a for the third). We stay tonight at Um Sabata climb site. We will have Bedouin BBQ with the Bedouins.


Day 10: Wadi Rum - Jebel Sa'abet

Last climbing day on Jebel Sa'abet, The Hadj: a great climb, mostly grades 4 and 5 with a stretch at 5+. This climb was featured in the BBC documentary and the subsequent video "The Face" which has contributed considerably to its popularity. We can open new routes on this day.


Day 11: Wadi Rum / Amman

After breakfast drive to Amman. Free day, city tour, and transfer to the airport.


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