Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Cova del Diablo
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Afroman S 
Ejector Seat S 
Loskot and Two Smoking Barrels S 

Cova del Diablo Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 39.54337, 3.34712 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 132
Administrators: Jason Halladay, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: MattH on Aug 1, 2016
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [1 person likes this page.]


After Es Pontas, the most famous climbing area in Mallorca. Arguably the best density of (safe) four star DWS routes in the world. Most routes require a rappel (or a heady jump) descent to reach the base, and there are several in-situ rope ladders to exit the water. A few easy routes on the outskirts of the cliff provide a means of escape, but ascenders are probably a good backup. The highest concentration is in the 5.12-5.13 range.

The new 2016 Rockfax Mallorca guidebook has significantly better beta on the access/exit and makes clarifying the routes much simpler.

Getting There 

Drive to the far SE end of Porto Cristo ( the corner of Carrer del Llaut). Park on the south side of the corner on the south side of the road. Near the corner, a trail leads SE towards the cliff. A few beefy rock tunnels at the cliff edge should be obvious as points to set up sling anchors for a rappel.

Climbing Season

For the Mallorca area.

Weather station 27.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Cova del Diablo

Afroman 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  Europe : Spain : ... : Cova del Diablo
The most prominent line through the super-steep overhang that makes Cova Del Diablo an obvious landmark when looking down the shoreline from town. Heads straight out through the steepness on giant holds to difficulties at the lip. A direct finish goes at 12c....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Comments on Cova del Diablo Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!