Category: Turkey

Turkish airlines

Tobias Haug climbing Turkish airlines 7c in Citdibi. /DO

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Looking back…

…at a March afternoon in Turkey. Flo, Mette, Ry and I went to check out Antalya and eventually rounded the day off with an epic 14 course meal at 7 Mehmet restaurant. – /DO

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Showdown 7b, Geyik bayırı

Sander Mundos struggling to find a working foot-sequence to do the crux of Showdown. /DO

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Duyugu

During my time in Turkey I was fortunet to get to meet Duygu Yarsur. A person that not only is extremely friendly and fun to hang out with at the crag, but also an incredibly talented climber (and a master at baking cakes). She gave me more than one technique lesson for climbing on limestone. […]

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Ry and the Küllun project

Ry invested many of his days in Turkey working a project in the Küllun sector. After seing how much soul and effort he put in to doing it, I was very happy for him when he got rewarded on his very last day in Geyikbayırı. /DO

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Citdibi project

Tobias working one of many projects on the main wall in Citdibi. This one takes you up 70 meters of perfect limestone, before reaching the anchor. /DO

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Showing how it’s done

Sander and Victor sure showed me what being psyched is when working Showdown. One day, after having climbed since just after breakfast, they came in to the bar around dinnertime and placed an order for a large plate of fries. At this point I was sure their climbing day was done and did therefor not believe my […]

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Finding supplies

Since there are no proper grocery stores close to Geyik Bayiri except for in Antalya, the best way to get supplies is by visiting the weekly market that is held every Sunday in the neighboring village, Akdamlar. A great site to buy for example vegetables or dried fruits and nuts to incredibly low prices (at least compared to what […]

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Hitchhiking

The by far easiest way to move around Geyik Bayiri, if you don’t have a vehicle and are not keen on walking, is simply to stand on the side of the road holding out your thumb. It won’t require much patient to get picked up, as long as you are not too picky with the […]

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Citdibi

I don’t think I’ve ever visited a more stunning climbing area than Citdibi. A crag under development, located about a forty minute drive from Geyikbayırı. When approaching the wall it looks huge and as you reach the middle sector you will discover that the foot of the wall actually is about 30 meters bellow what […]

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