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Routes in Can Torxa

Calatrava S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Chachi qui Chapi S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Escalagmita S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Follet Tortuga S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Freekando S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Ivan Tres Potes S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Juli Vert S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Las Avispas S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Overbooking S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Senyor Espero S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Somiatruites S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Unknown S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Type: Sport, 70 ft
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Shared By: Monomaniac on Dec 18, 2009
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This excellent moderate is one of the longer routes of the grade in Margalef. There are some great pocekts on this one, & despite the weird start, the climbing is engaging throughout with a number of cruxy spots.

Begin at a slabby open book. Stem up the corner or tackle the steep tan wall directly on great juggy pockets. Move left at the horizontal break, then over a bulge that is not as hard as it looks, to gain the gray slab. Sharp incut pockets lead up the slab to another horizontal break above a small bush. Move right along the break, then surmount the crux bulge with a big highstep & great nubbins & pockets. Move right into the odd corner & follow this to the anchor.


At the center of Can Torxa is a large dihedral with an orange, overhanging left face. The line of bolts heading up the orange face is "Chachi qui Chapi". Somiatruites is the fifth bolted line left of Chachi, climbing the left face of the next big dihedral to the left of the Chachi dihedral.


~10 bolts to 2 BA.



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