Photos from the 2009 Yangshuo Climbing Festival

Photos by Rocker - On November 11-15, 2009, China's second annual Yangshuo Climbing Festival, sponsored by The North Face and Black Diamond commenced on Yangshuo's world class limestone with than 500 climbers in attendance. The week included clinics taught by Alex Honnold and Abond plus informative slide shows, a climbing treasure hunt, climbing videos, music, food, beer and socializing. The twin goals of the Yangshuo Climbing Festival are to promote a sense of community among climbers throughout China in a fun, friendly, and casual atmosphere and to support the sustainable development of rock climbing in the Yangshuo area. Visit: