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Cai Bao to monkey island

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About Cai Bao to monkey island:

This is a lovely area starting at Cai Beo pier and stretching to Monkey Island. Numerous trad climbs are possible and some have been developed by and groups of clients.
Approach: The approach follows the tourist boat passage through to Monkey island. It means hiring a boat from either Cat Ba or Cai Beo village.
Approach Time: 10 mins
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Access Issues: Climbing has been tolerated in this area and is mostly trad type. It is now fairly busy with fish farming on a large scale and also with tourist boats that use this passage. Care should be taken by climbers until full permission has been clarified. Boat access is required and some routes start from the bow of a small boat!
Rock Type:
Type of Climbing: Trad
Sun Aspect: Afternoon Sun


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