Category Archives: Trekking

North Ridge on Sivri Dağı

After having not been up Sivri Dağı in many years (five?), I went up two different routes last week. The first, shorter and less successful effort, was with Philipp. He had been up to the ridge a number of times … Continue reading

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Hiking and climbing in Switzerland: Grimsel Pass and Ticino

My first pandemic international travel. I’m a little embarrassed to admit I hadn’t heard of Grimsel Pass or Ticino even (!) before this trip. Seb had some free time between work meetings in southern Germany and offered to pick me … Continue reading

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Geyiksivrisi-Sarp Katran ridge with Seb and Philipp

I had done this route once before, about five years ago. It really is a super fun day. This time I was taking Seb and Philipp up Geyiksivrisi for their first time. What a bonus for their first day to … Continue reading

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To the summit of Güllük Dağı, Termessos, again

This is another of Semra’s, Bülent’s, and my covid day trips. It was on this excursion that we looked across at Darım Dağı and decided to climb it a week or so later. On this day, however, our goal was … Continue reading

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The pools at Tastaratacağı

which may be called Çimelik: In Yılmaz Sevgül’s Antalya trad climbing book

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