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Dang Bawi Sea-cliff (Ocheon-dong) Submitted on June 17th, 2007 by skinsk Print
Type: Rock Climbs Province: Jeollanam-Do City: Yeosu
Park: n/a Rating: 5.9 - 5.11 Style: Sport
Views: 5269 Photos: 10 Photo(s) - Add Photos Maps: 3 Image(s) - Add Images

Description
Sea cliffs along Mosageum Beach in Yeosu. . . developed by the local Yeosu club, it's not so much a destination, but if you're in the area. . . The rock is right on the west end of the beach, north of Manseongri Beach. 6 routes, and a few unbolted cracks. . . 5 routes are clusteresd together facing the sea; one around the corner right looked pretty gross, as people turned the start into the local "bathroom".


Directions
Directly north of Yeosu Station ( a W4000 taxi ride) and north-east of the bus terminal. From the airport road 17 to 77 to the beaches-- follow the signs. It's in Ocheon-dong. . . the main road (mostly along the coast) from the train station will get you there. . . go through the one-lane tunnel (S-bound has right of way) and keep right following the signs to Mosageum Beach. (The nearest bus stop is about 1/2 k from the beach)


Safety Concerns
Typical anchors; the cracks are a little dirty and some of the moves are awkward. . . you want your belayer to be attentive. Otherwise well-bolted and "interesting" routes, though limited.


Gear to Bring
10 draws and a 50 meter rope will let you do all of the routes. A set of nuts and cams and you might have some fun on the cracks/extra back-up.


Additional Comments
Many min-baks near-by, and some very basic mom and pop "supermarkets" and in the off-season camping on the beach posed no problem. The place is a little trashed, so bring a giant trash bag and get some karma points.





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