Contrafort de Rumbau Rock Climbing
With routes up to 50m long and sustained climbing, it's no wonder that this is one of the hardest crags in the world.
From Oliana: continue north on C-14 (2.4km). Turn left on LV-5118 (signposted "Peramola"). Immediately crossing the river follow LV-5188 (3km). Turn right on road signposted "Castell de Llebrera" (1.3km). Just before restaurant/hotel "Can Boix" head right up dirt road (1.2km). Park in small lay by's under cliff. DO NOT BLOCK ENTRANCE TO FIELDS! These entrances are for tractors to enter the fields.
From parking area: take well marked path to base of wall (10min.).
Climbing Season For the Catalonia area.
Weather station 26.5 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Contrafort de Rumbau
Nunca Doy un Paso Atras 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Europe
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This route is great, it follows a couple of really really big tufas for most of the route until they run out for the last 15 feet and you are left with some slopy balancy moves to gain the anchors. The route is 65 feet long to the obvious anchors, but there is an extension going to the top of the cliff that is currently a project. The crux is probably getting from the top of the tufas to the anchors, but it may have just felt that way since the climbing style changes so suddenly there. Overal...[more] Browse More Classics in International