The Den

A PDF guide for the entire crag is available for the crags here
(suggest print in booklet form page for best viewing).

The Den

A somewhat hidden area tucked away from the rest of the climbing on Ap Lei Chau. From the beach at the end of the other area, traverse left around the hillside to the opening of the cave and the climbing itself. Routes 4 to 7 are affected by the tide so plan ahead if these are on your tick list.

A – Den of Iniquity F6b+, 6m, 4 bolts
FA: Francis Haden 10/01/2016

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Hilda Chan on Den of Iniquity (F6b+). Photo: Karen Chan

B – Pocari Shake F6b+, 6m, 4 bolts
FA: Francis Haden 10/01/2016

1 – Wake Turbulence F6b+, 9m, 5 bolts **
FA: Francis Haden, Keung King, Connie Choy, Chris Mak 13/09/2015
Fun cranking through the bulges on positive holds to a lower off beneath the roof.

2 – Pai Topping F7c? 14m, 7 bolts *
FA: Open Project
Saunter up route 66 to the anchor beneath the roof and extend one of the bolts with a sling. Reach out over the lip and clip a bolt overhead then force a rock over to become established on the headwall. A final few moves gain an anchor above.

3 – Cave Rave F7a, 14m, 7 bolts **
FA: Francis Haden, Keung King 13/09/2015
Sustained climbing leads to a nicely positioned finish.

4 – Once In A Lifetime F6b+, 14m, 6 bolts **
FA: Francis Haden, Keung King, Chris Mak 13/09/2015
Good climbing up the overhanging corner.

5 – Keel Thin F7a, 14m, 5 bolts **
FA: Francis Haden, Donna Kwok 17/01/2015

6 – Splash and Dash F6a+, 10m, 4 bolts ***
FA: Francis Haden, Donna Kwok 17/01/2015

7 – Splash Down F6a+, 10m, 5 bolts **
FA: Francis Haden, Donna Kwok 17/01/2015

Good quality slab routes that provide a contrast to the adjacent, overhanging climbs opposite.

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73 – Costa Del Chau F5, 12m, 5 bolts *
FA: Francis Haden, Keung King, Connie Choy, Chris Mak 13/09/2015 

74 – Of Cave and Country F4, 12m, 4 bolts *
FA: Francis Haden, Keung King, Connie Choy, Chris Mak 13/09/2015

75 – Bedrock F6a, 13m, 4 bolts **
FA: Francis Haden, Keung King, Connie Choy, Chris Mak 13/09/2015

76 – Sanctuary F5+, 15m, 5 bolts **
FA: Francis Haden, Keung King, Connie Choy, Chris Mak 13/09/2015

77 – Caving in Daylight F4, 15m, 6 bolts *
FA: Francis Haden, Keung King, Connie Choy, Chris Mak 13/09/2015
Climb left of the bolts towards the top to avoid the corner where the rock quality reduces in quality.

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