Upper Crag

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Sport
Afternoon sun
2 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

In complete contrast to the Roadside and Main Crag, the Upper Crag is strangely isolated compared to the hullabaloo below. The routes here vary from slightly pointless filler-ins to good long wall-climbs on Verdon-esque rock.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Scoop Left
Climb the rib left of the big scoop then swing right over the top across the thin wall.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7b
2
Rusty
Rusty bolts on the steep pillar.
 
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
7c
3
Bulging Wall
The long bulging wall.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
7c
4
Central Flake
The central flakeline is good. It can be continued at 5+.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6b
5
Vall-de-mega Top 50
Fine climbing up the steep wall. One of the best at the crag.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7a
6
Wall Eliminate
Good climbing but escapable where it matters.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a+
7
Chimenea
Good climbing up the central gully/chimney. Careful with blocks at the top.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Graunchy
5c
8
Central Right
A fine route (to the first lower-off) with some tricky moves just right of the central gully. There are two lower-offs - lower...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
6b+
9
Spanky
An excellent pitch on great rock.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6a
10
Lanky
Another quality climb starting up an area of scoops and flutings. There is a belay at 25m but you can continue to the top.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
6a
11
Average
Climb straight up the wall to a difficult finish up and over a bulge. Good rock.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
6b+
12
Shorty
A good long route up the right-hand edge of the wall. It can be split at a belay at 30m. The full route is 40m.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
6a
13
Arroz con leche
A very poor route with a hard move low down.
 7b
14
Circ
Thin wall-climbing.
 
Technical
Crimpy
7a+
15
Jarcha
A very poor and escapable route to the left of the cave.
 6c+
16
Why Not
Start up the diagonal crack but branch left.
 6c
17
Diedro y placa
Climb the diagonal crack.
 6c
18
Arista y diedro
A poor eliminate up the rib right of the crack.
 7a+
19
Fisura fina
The very steep crack.
 7b
20
Travesia
The right-hand crack.
 6c
21
Kirsten
Good climbing up the grey slab.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
6a
22
Kirsten II
A worthwhile pitch up the front of the buttress.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
5c
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  • Latest Comments

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    Left Edge
    "Changed from 6b to 6b ***, no votes" 09/May

    Sostre den burotet
    "The section below the roof has chalk on everything that could possibly be a hold..." 23/Mar top50

    Left Edge
    "The name of the route is "streetball"" 03/Jan

    Vall-de-mega
    "Steep start then stiff pulls up the overhanging wall to gain a big hold on lip ..." 29/Oct top50

    Suphi
    "very nice, hard for the grade I think it is getting a bit polished... in the day..." 12/Oct top50

    Dali
    "Psicologic route over the cars, in a big hole, and harder than 5+." 11/May

    Kirsten
    "There also seems to be a left and a right hand start. Either what your going for..." 15/Apr

    Sostre den burotet
    "A bit polished, but still an excellent route. There's also a new route to the le..." 27/Apr top50

    Kirsten
    "Hard but nice, partially polished." 06/Dec

    Kirsten II
    "Replaced all the old spits and the anchor on that route. Still a little bit spac..." 09/Nov

    Chimenea
    "Una ruta guapísima con unas vistas geniales. Bastante larga." 21/Jun

    Suphi
    "Stunning route. Very varied." 27/Jan top50

    Average
    "Again another verdonesque french style route : slabby, technical and then a few ..." 17/Dec

    Spanky
    "6a+ for shorties" 06/Dec

    Dali
    "bolts still rubbish .the one under the lip spins" 04/Dec

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