Doi Chiang Dao: Thailand

What: Hiking Doi Chiang Dao (2225 metres), the 3rd highest mountain in Thailand – beginners/intermediate. Where:  Chiang Dao, 72km North of Chiang Mai, Thailand. How to get there: By motorbike, car or taxi from Chiang Dao village (walking to the trailhead is not recommended!) Budget: 200 baht of park entrance fee + 30 baht per vehicle. Hiking Doi Chiang Dao After days of amazing and … Continue reading Doi Chiang Dao: Thailand

Crazy Horse Buttress : North of Thailand

Crazy Horse Buttress : North of Thailand What: Rock Climbing Area Where: District of Mae On (in Ban Sahakon village), 35km from Chiang Mai. How: Car, motorbike, OR by the red truck (songthaew) service offered by CMRCA. Budget: Free for rock climbing.   Crazy Crazy Horse! When I told people I was going climbing in Thailand they all assumed I was going to Krabi but … Continue reading Crazy Horse Buttress : North of Thailand

Nam Pha Pa Yai Camp: Thailand

What: Rock climbing centre for all levels Where:  Near Kaeng Khoi, Thailand; 140 km from Bangkok in the province of Saraburi. How: Train from Bangkok, then mototaxi, taxi, or bus to the camp. Budget: Free for rock climbing. Very cheap accommodation (tent or tree house), food and drinks. 2014 was an awesome year for us as we started to climb outside (frenetically) and ended the … Continue reading Nam Pha Pa Yai Camp: Thailand