Pared Negra

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Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill
15 mins
Restricted Access

a Access - The sign below indicates that climbing (and walking!)


The Pared Negra is the impressive grey wall rising above the road tunnel on the N340 just north of Orihuela. Guidebook page 75.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Vía Nuria
A fine climb following the line of the old abseil descent. Scramble up left to ledges under the face.1) 5, 40m. Climb up...
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
2
Espolón de la Pared Negra
A good climb, interesting and quite popular. Start at a scratched arrow up and right of the mine-workings.1) 4+, 30m. Climb...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
5
3
Santa Faz
The left-hand line is the hardest here.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6b+
4
Padre Bueno
The right-hand line runs straight up the steep groove.
 
1 Stars
6a+
5
Misa tridente
The first of the trio is hard if you follow the bolts.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6a
6
Ejercito Azul
The central line gives a decent pitch.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
5+
7
Padre Santo
The right-hand route is also very worthwhile.
 
2 Stars
5+
8
Derecha del Espolón
A classic, the most popular climb on the cliff and with good reason. Start just right of the fall-line from the groove on the...
12 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
5
9
Variante Pomares-Quiles
A harder finish to the classic. From the stance above pitch 2.Follow the left-hand line of red bolts up the rugged face to...
 
2 Stars
6a+
10
Sombra Lunar
A fine climb following a direct line up the face above the initial groove of Derecha del Espolón.1) 4+, 40m. As for Derecha...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6a
11
Gallego-Carlos
1) 5, 2) 5+, 3) 5, 4) 4+. A left-trending line with a sustained first pitch and a finish past the bush at the top left corner...
 
1 Stars
5+
12
Somnis
This passes right of the prominent olive tree. The last pitch requires aid or 7b free climbing. The rest of it is around 6a+.
1 user comment
 7b
13
Directisima
1) 5, 2) 5+, 3) 6a, 4) 5+. A fine climb on good rock. The hardest climb on the wall for years, but now a popular trade route....
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Pumpy
6a
14
Teo
1) 5+, 2) 5+, 3) 6a, 4) 6a. The right-hand line of bolts on the main section of the face gives a sustained climb that can be...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6a
15
Efecto 2000
A two-pitch outing up the wall above the descent abseil. Best done on your way back down.
 
1 Stars
5+
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  • Latest Comments

    For ORIHUELA

    Derecha del Espolón
    "It seemed to us as if access is back here. We were told by a local climber that ..." 03/Mar

    Vía Nuria
    "Tried to abseil down this route. It is rebolted! Looks great. However, someone h..." 28/Jun

    Gusano
    "Absolutely brilliant. Hard move low down then fairly straight forward sustained..." 12/Oct top50

    Derecha del Espolón
    "Climbing is banned on this sector until 31/12/2013. The sign also shows that hik..." 13/Jun

    El Diedro
    "Route climbed on 9 Feb 2011. The rock is unusually gritty for limestone, with an..." 11/Feb

    Lirón Arboreo
    "Nice climbing, very soft at grade!" 27/Jan top50

    Teo
    "Did it in 4 pitches and all of them seemed the same grade of 6a. A great route b..." 10/Jan

    Baldomera del quinto
    "Good long climb,quite tricky near top." 02/Dec

    La Cantera
    "Can get down in 2 long (50m) abseils." 29/Nov

    Sali
    "I believe that's the description of IX Capitulos. We climbed it a couple of days..." 07/Nov

    La Cantera
    "I thought the whole climb was excellent, especially the third pitch. There was o..." 06/Oct

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