Barcelona Area

Barcelona is Spain's second city and centre of the Catalan empire. For climbers it is probably best known as the gateway to the Pyrenees and the nearest airport (for most of the year) to the Sierra de Prades. Also nearby are the amazing conglomerate towers of Montserrat, that see occasional fleeting visits from climbers passing through the area. To the south of the city are a set of venues that see little attention from visitors, a pleasant set of limestone cliffs scattered through the Massis de Garraf amd only a 30 minute drive from the city. The summers here are very hot and dry and although it is prime season for the locals refugees from the north with fry. The rest of the year is likely to be good,

Routes

1 trad route (6a+)
356 sport routes (3...8b)
50 of the Best Routes top50
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents


Crag (click for details) No. of Routes Grade Range Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other Page
Penya Ginesta
A small crag in a super situation looking straight out into the Med. It is...
30
-^-_
Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

5 mins

  -
Pas de la Mala Dona
A fine cliff in a most unusual setting. The base of the cliff is the roof of a...
42
-^^-
Sport
Morning sun
Downhill

10 mins

Sheltered
-
La Facu
A small crag with a couple of ineresting Sectors and some rather scappy stuff...
24
-^-_
Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

10 mins

Sheltered
-
La Font de l'Ameltllo
A small crag with a couple of interesting Sectors and some less inspiring stuff...
28
-^-_
Sport
Lots of sun!
Up and Down

5 mins

Sheltered
-
Subirats
A small and very sheltered crag with several interesting and varied Sectors....
36
-^-_
Sport
Morning sun
Uphill

5 mins

Sheltered
-
Gelida
A secluded crag to the north west of Barcelona, in a delightful wooded valley...
56
-^^^
Sport
Lots of sun!
 
Sheltered
22
Cellecs
Cellecs is a bit of a novelty comprising of a series of small granite...
53
-^^-
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

20 mins

Sheltered
27
Montgrony
This area is not covered in the
88
--^^
Sport
Lots of sun!
Downhill

2 mins

Sheltered
4
  • Latest Comments

    For Barcelona Area

    ? (Gelida)
    "The very fingery offering to the left of the nice 6b+ flake has two starts. The ..." 05/Feb

    Classica (Gelida)
    "Not sure about the overgrading ? Carries a bit of seapage after rain and the &qu..." 11/Jun top50

    Sangre de Toro (Pas de la Mala Dona)
    "A lovely route with one pumpy section low down." 18/Oct

    Tati Conill (La Facu)
    "Short difficulties to start and interesting finish. A lot of this sector is nice..." 06/Oct

    Carnestoites (Pas de la Mala Dona)
    "One of the best routes at the crag, continuously interesting climbing." 22/Feb

    Dos peluts i un desti (Gelida)
    "This route is named "Dos peluts i un desti"., that helps to difference..." 09/Dec

    Fabulas Humanas (Penya Ginesta)
    "Re-equipped." 02/Nov

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