El Navegador

2 Stars
Pumpy
 7a+

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The front of the pillar is fully-bolted and provides a long expedition. The descent is by abseil back down the line.
1) 6b+, 27m. A worthwhile pitch on its own.
2) 6a, 25m. This pitch can be tagged on to the first.
3) 6c, 20m. Move up the right-facing depression.
4) 4, 10m. Head easily left.
5) 6b+, 20m. Up to below the final wall.
6) 7a+, 20m. The final wall to the summit.

USER COMMENTS

Most people detour to avoid the unpleasant and badly bolted crux move.
martin - 24/Oct/08

This wall is now closed with a fence at the bottom, due to flower protection.
Olav Vestlie - 09/Apr/11

The description for this route is woeful and quite dangerous. The third pitch is the longest and is actually closer to 35m long. It's lucky we had a 70m rope which was just long enough to abseil off without having to re-belay from a single bolt (I just reached the next belay on rope stretch). This explains the in situ mallion nowhere near the hardest move on the pitch when I initially climbed the route!
Will Hunt - 20/Nov/11

This whole sector is now BANNED and fenced off to protect rare flora. (See Rockax news section for details)
Mark Glaister - Rockfax - 20/Nov/11

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