KKBF 2018

It’s time for the 2nd International Khon Kaen Bouldering Festival (KKBF), introducing a new bouldering area that we hope soon will become an international bouldering destination. Presented by Mad Rock and organized by Khon Kaen Climbing Club, this year’s contest is sure to be not only fun but also challenging! Climbers will compete for  merchandise graciously donated by this year’s sponsors Mad Rock, Black Diamond, Clean Kanteen, Sterling, Friction Labs, Runivore, Giddy, and Climb Central.

The festival takes place in Khon Kaen city, North Eastern Thailand.

19 -21 Jan 2018

This year we made change to our competition categories,

  1. Adult Semi-Pro  (male/female)
  2. Adult Recreational  (male/female)
  3.  Youth 12-15 yo (male/female)

Adult Participant: 990.00 THB adult

Youth: 450.00 THB

Spectator: 450.00 THB



19 Jan 2018 :

4:00 PM Start registration at

KK Centrum Hotel

โรงแรม ขอนแก่นเซ็นทรุ่ม

33/17-18 Soi Supateera, Srichan Rd., Muang Khon Kaen, KHON KAEN 40000 THAILAND

Tel: 081-574-0507

Email: supa_2507@hotmail.com

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Payment for the festival will be required in THB or USD. Payment information will be sent to your email once you registered.


Please let us know if you are planning to arrive late, we need to know that you are still planning to participate.

6:00 PM Opening of the festival. Introduction of Khon Kaen Climbing Club, sponsors, rules of competition, and Hin Chang Si, Nam Phong bouldering area.

7:30 PM Break for  Dinner, climbers can go out and choose from one of the many neighborhood restaurants to eat at.


20 Jan 2018 

7:30 AM Meet at KK Centrum hotel for our departure to the boulders. Transportation is included in the registration fee.

Next meeting spot will be at the Lower Meadow section parking lot,Hin Chang Si, Nam Phong bouldering area.

8:45 AM  Our local climbers will guide you through the boulder field for an orientation and explanation or the area.

9:30 AM  Climbing starts.

12:00 PM Group lunch.  Eat together at meeting point.  Lunch box is included in the registration fee and you can specify if you have any restriction diet in the registration. Then back on the boulders.

4:00 PM Collect the problems list and we will depart for Khon Kaen City.

5:30 PM participants can clean up and rest

6:00 PM the competition winners are decided and the after-climb cerebration starts.

7:30 PM Dinner. This year we are working hard to include dinner in the package. Will keep you posted.

9:00 PM Socializing and Drinks. We will provide water. Alcoholic beverage will be available for sell at the event.


21 Jan 212018 

7:30 AM  Meet at KK Centrum Hotel and depart for Hin Chang Si, Nam Phong bouldering area. Sunday is for having fun climbing, cleaning the area, and starting new projects. We will spend our time in the Meadow, East and West Eucalyptus sections.


I know some of you will have to take off Sunday, so let us know what time you need to be back in Khon Kaen and we will try to make proper arrangements. Climbers that plan to stay till Monday or later will depart the boulders around 4:00 PM.

If you have any additional questions please do not hesitate to send us and email: jgavriel@gmail.com, warnsweet@hotmail.com, kkclimbingclub@gmail.com or facebook: khonkaenclimbingclub.

We look forward to meeting and climbing with you!

Accommodation:  –

KK Centrum Hotel

33/17-18 Soi Supateera, Srichan Rd., Muang Khon Kaen, KHON KAEN 40000 THAILAND

Tel: 081-574-0507

Transportation and logistic: Transportation is included in the registration fee. The vehicles will depart in the morning from KK Centrum Hotel. Please be there on time, the busses can not wait for those who are late.