Sport climbing in Crimea

The town of Bakhchisaray is in a small valley between a number of rock features and walls.

Sport climbers have been establishing climbs there for the past decade with more heading every year.

Bakhchysarai is a city in central Crimea, a territory recognized by a majority of countries as part of Ukraine and annexed by Russia as the Republic of Crimea.

The Crimea peninsula is a wild place for climbing that offers thousands of sport routes on limestome cliffs.

There are dozens of crags on along the Black Sea coast and a couple noteworthy crags in central Crimea around Bakhchysarai.

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