Costa Blanca Ridges

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Authors: Mark Glaister
Published: February 2013 - Version 2
PDF Format(s): Mobile

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Version 2
This second edition has been updated with some text changes and new maps and format for use on mobile devices. It is a free updated for people who purchased version 1. It also comes free with all online purchases of the Rockfax Spain : Costa Blanca print guidebook from this web site so don't buy it separately if you intend to buy this book.

The white ridges of limestone that line the landscape of the Costa Blanca, whether high in the mountains, or rising above the blue Mediterranean, have for a couple of decades provided a spectacular backdrop to the wealth of fantastic sport climbing in the area. This Mobile MiniGUIDE version from Rockfax lifts the lid on the potential of these ridges, ranging from the well known Bernia Ridge to the dizzying knife-edge ridge of El Castellets. Whether tacked on to a winter sun sport climbing trip or as a holiday mission in their own right, the ridges of the Costa Blanca will provide some memorable days out, being both challenging and taking in some incredibly beautiful scenery.

This Mobile MiniGUIDE covers five of the main ridges in the Costa Blanca. The routes are described in full and are illustrated with maps and photo topos. The guide also has some travel and accommodation details are also included. Please Note - Four of the five ridges described in this Mobile MiniGUIDE have been included in the new Spain : Costa Blanca print guidebook. The included ridges are El Realet, Espolon Central, Bernia Ridge and Toix Ridge. The Segaria Ridge is not in the new print guide.

Here's some sample pages:

It has been published with the support of who provide fine accommodation in the Costa Blanca area.

Mobile Edition
The updated version 2 is only available in mobile format. This is a format specially designed for mobile phones and tablets and avoids the need to print out the PDF. It has some limited extra navigation functionality and makes best use of the small screen on mobile phones. The PDF is still downloaded in the normal way either straight onto your mobile device, or to your computer, and then you can send it to your device. It can also still be printed using any normal printer although this version is not available in booklet format.

Mobile PDF Reader
It seems that not all mobile PDF readers are created equal. Some have clunky page layout systems, some ignore hyperlinks, and many won't consistently fit the page to the screen, which makes using them a pain. There are many free viewers out there, but we have yet to find one that works completely. If you are willing to spend a few pounds on a reader these are the ones we use at Rockfax:


ezPDF Reader

Or there's the free Adobe reader on both platforms. We recommend switching it to single page view.
Adobe Reader for iOS - Adobe Reader for Android


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