Category Archives: Egypt

Sinai 2007 – Coast to Coast rock climbing expedition

Coming soon…

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26/03/2014 – Update to rock climbing in the Sinai

Path to Wadi Arbaen

We have been having a great season climbing in the Sinai Desert, but now it is at an end and our adventures there will have to wait until we return later on this year. Here is our update on the … Continue reading

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24/03/2014 – Accommodation in St Katherine’s Village, Sinai

The Bedouin Camp - accommodation for climbers

The Bedouin Camp and guest house is in the El Melga area of St Katherine’s village. It provides a great base for climbers. The rooms are clean and secure and the water in the showers is almost always hot. The … Continue reading

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NEW – The Sinai Trekking Guidebook is out now.

Front Cover of The Sinai Trekking Guidebook

Available in print (and as an e-guide), the “Sinai Trekking And Safari: the complete route guide with GPS waypoints” presents, as its title suggests, all the important trekking and safari routes in the peninsula’s rugged interior. The Sinai mountains and deserts … Continue reading

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Dahab Bouldering Guidebook Out Now!

Comprehensive bouldering guidebook to Dahab in south Sinai, Egypt. From Fred Stone of Arch Climbing Wall, London

Published by The Arch Climbing Wall, A Dahab Bouldering Guide is the very first rock climbing guide for Egypt & the Sinai peninsula. A popular freediving, diving and kitesurfing destination on the Red Sea coast, Dahab’s inland valleys or wadis offer extensive … Continue reading

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Red C Villas – A great place to stay in Dahab

Red C Villas 2

Once your trip in the mountains and desert has come to an end you will probably be looking for some well earned R&R. We have found a perfect place to base yourself from to help unwind, shake off the desert … Continue reading

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Egypt – Update 07/09/13 E. Comici’s routes in Egypt

In 1937 Comici climbed  and recorded 3 routes in Egypt. 1 – A grade IV-V on the NW face of Jebel Kattar (Qattar) –  E. Comici, Escher and Othmar Gisman. 2 – An 8-pitch grade III on the NW face … Continue reading

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Egypt – Update 28/04/12: New mobile phone prefixes

Mobile phone network, signal and internet update: If in recent months you have been trying to reach your contacts in Egypt you may have found that the phone numbers no longer work. This is because all the phone codes for … Continue reading

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Egypt – Update (Re security concerns) – 22/08/13

Update 20/1/2014 We are spending the winter here in the South Sinai mountains to continue our climbing guidebook project so are now able to comment on the situation here as we see it. The FCO travel advice to the resort … Continue reading

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Egypt – Update 20/04/12 Climbing, contacts and prices

We have just spent the last month out in the Sinai Desert researching the area to complete the first Sinai climbing guidebook. It was during this trip that we mapped the Abu Hsheb Canyon. This canyon has long been known … Continue reading

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