Category Archives: Climbing

A long day on Geyiksivrisi

Oops. I wrote this post in June 2016 but somehow forgot to publish it. Here it is, two years late… Fatma’s been excited about climbing Geyiksivrisi for some time now.  We had a date set a couple months ago, but … Continue reading

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Güver Uçurumu Canyon descent with Onur and Bekir

I’ve written before about bicycling around the rim of Güver Uçurumu, and my last post was about trad climbing at Kapuz Boğazı at the bottom of the Güver Uçurumu.  On this trip we decided to descend Güver Uçurumu Canyon directly. … Continue reading

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Trad climbing at Kapuz Boğazı

Kapuz Boğazı is the name given to the area where the Güver Uçurumu Canyon widens out after the water is constricted in a narrow gorge.  You can reach from below easily by road via Aşağı Karaman Köyü.  I’ve come both … Continue reading

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Close to heaven in Çıralı?

Ferda used to love going to Olimpos.  She took me a number of times in the first year we were together.  But that was before she had spent any time in Çıralı.  It was two years ago when Ferda and … Continue reading

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Kaynaklar, İzmir’s sport climbing

Ferda and I first climbed in Kaynaklar in April 2015.  We showed up during a festival weekend and stayed for a few days after to enjoy the climbing when it wasn’t so crowded.  We liked Kaynaklar so much that we came … Continue reading

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