The Limestone of Yangshuo, China - Photo Gallery

Text and photos by Gerhard Schaar / - With about 20 different crags, and about 400 routes, all no further away than a 30 minute mini-bus drive, Yangshuo is the biggest climbing area in China. The rock is limestone, and there are as many as 70,000 Karst towers scattered throughout a region with a size of only 70 square miles. This is one of China's most picturesque places, which makes the city of Yangshuo a top touristic spot. Read More.