REI Community
Peña Sirio

Select Route:
Espolón Oeste + Maldita vecindad  T,S 

Peña Sirio Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 309
Administrators: Jason Halladay, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Maribetula on Jun 14, 2012
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!


Very popular during the 80s, as an "initiation" crag. If you wanted to be a climber, you had to climb the classic route "Espolón". Nowadays, it is still a great route to get practice with multi-pitch climbing. Nevertheless, the rest of the routes on the south face are not for beginners.

Getting There 

After the bridge in Canto Cochino parking lot, take the path on your right, cross the meadow and cross a second bridge, then go left. Keep on walking leaving the river on your left until you get to the meadow of the Cerdito ("Little pig"), with a big boulder in the middle, resembling a little pig. You can see Peña Sirio from there, so just head out following the cairns.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.8 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For Peña Sirio
Rock Climbing Photo: 4th anchor

Espolón Oeste + Maldita vecindad 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Europe : Spain : ... : Peña Sirio
Pitches IV-, V, IV, IV+, V-. The first pitch has one chopped bolt but can be protected with trad gear. The second pitch (the crux) has no bolts, and the only opportunity for gear is after all the hard climbing! There's a bolt ladder to the right at 6c which is possibly aidable. The next two pitches, the easiest, are (bizarrely) well bolted. The last pitch (up chiselled holds) has a single very old bolt - there's a well bolted line just to the right at 6a(+)....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of Peña Sirio Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: El Cerdito meadow
BETA PHOTO: El Cerdito meadow

Comments on Peña Sirio Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About