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Elevation: 1,137 ft 347 m
GPS: 37.4391, -4.6696
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Shared By: Silvia Fitzpatrick on Jun 26, 2009
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Description Suggest change

The massive province of Andalucia runs down the south eastern coastline of spain and contains lots of great cragging.

The major areas are El Chorro, Loja, Archidona, Grazalema, Turon, El Cahorros and Villanueva del Rosario. The region also includes the high alpine area of the Sierra Nevada.

There are some good guides to the areas; the Rockfax El Chorro guide covers a lot of the most popular central crags, David Munilla's Andalucia guide covers more areas in less detail and I am trying to document the climbing areas around Malaga and Villanueva del Rosario.

The rock is largely limestone and there are lots of options that allow climbing pretty much year round - despite the region being quite far south.

The popular crags of El Chorro are often busy, but the majority of the crags are quite quiet.

Getting There Suggest change

The airports of Malaga, Granada and Seville are all good access points.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Andalucia

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 25
Putiferio
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 21
Amptrax
Sport 8 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 13
Debora Cuerpos
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 9
Life is Sweet
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 14
El canalillo de la Mari
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 24
Yogur de Coco
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 10
Zeppelin
Sport 10 pitches
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 12
Viejos y Puretas
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 15
Cosas Caseras
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 21
Poema de roca
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 17
Little Brown Baby
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 9
El Chupacabras
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 9
Sara
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 7
Anack Sunamun
Sport
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 6
Judas
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Putiferio El Chorro > Frontales > Los Albercones
 25
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Amptrax El Chorro > Frontales > Amptrax
 21
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 8 pitches
Debora Cuerpos El Chorro > Desplomilandia > Buena Sombra
 13
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Life is Sweet El Chorro > El Makinodromo
 9
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
El canalillo de la Mari El Chorro > Escalera Arabe > Upper crag
 14
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Yogur de Coco El Chorro > Desplomilandia > Buena Sombra
 24
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Sport
Zeppelin El Chorro > Gorge > Sector Zeppelin aka T…
 10
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport 10 pitches
Viejos y Puretas El Chorro > Desplomilandia > Buena Sombra
 12
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Cosas Caseras El Chorro > Desplomilandia > Buena Sombra
 15
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Poema de roca El Chorro > Frontales > Poema de Roca
 21
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Little Brown Baby El Chorro > Frontales > Castrojo
 17
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
El Chupacabras El Chorro > Desplomilandia > La Vida Misma
 9
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Sara El Chorro > Las Encantades
 9
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Anack Sunamun El Chorro > Frontales > Momia
 7
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Judas El Chorro > Desplomilandia > Buena Sombra
 6
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Sport
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