Extend your climbing season! Sport, trad & bouldering on warm dry desert crags in the Sinai desert of Egypt... all winter long (October to April). Beginner & Advanced courses, guided climbs, group expeditions by camel... and new routes by the Hot Rock Team!
Climbing is the big new adventure in the Sinai, and we're very excited to be the first and only company developing this great sport. It's a fantastic way to discover and explore the desert. Perfect cracks & chimneys, golden slabs and vast areas of unclimbed lines. Climbing is on granite of all kinds: black, pink and white. You can find routes for all levels of climbers or preferences.
Ethics & Gradings
All grades proposed here are approximative and based on european scales. Bouldering grades are Font grades and sport routes French. Trad grades are English E numbers and UK technical grades. Please remember that just because you are off the beaten track here does not mean that standard climbing ethics cease to apply! Read more
Rock Climbing Courses
For beginners of all ages, 1 day Try Climbs & 2 day Beginner Sport climbing courses. 'Inside Out' for indoor climbers making their first move to the outdoors. And our 'Movement on Rocks' course for experienced climbers who want to work on their climbing techniques. All courses take place in our 'outdoor classroom' - Wadi Gnai. Read more
Wadi Gnai - sport & bouldering
Wadi Gnai is just 20 mins drive from Dahab & the perfect starting point for climbing Sinai. It's the only place for sport climbing, plus fantastic bouldering at the top of the Wadi. Day trips & overnight - the best place for combining climbing with diving or freediving, or a nice warm-up for trad climbers heading to St Katherine. Read more
St Catherine - trad & bouldering
Two hours drive from Dahab, you find the High Mountains of St Catherine. The village itself is beautiful, nestled against the mountains in a Protected Area. Most famous for its religious significance (this is where God gave Moses the 10 Commandments), there is a whole new kind of pilgrimage taking place these days - the climbers! Read more