Sector Castrojo

Adjacent Areas
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Sport
Lots of sun!
5 mins
Level
Sheltered

A pleasantly situated crag with a number of worthwhile single-pitch climbs. Sector Castrojo is one of the most frequented spots in El Chorro being both close to the village and getting the sun from early in the morning.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Estrella
10m. The far left-hand line.
 4c
2
Jenny
10m. Climb leftwards on older bolts to the belay of Estrella.
 4c
3
Randy
9m. A top-rope problem with one bolt low down.
 4c
4
Starter
9m. The line that passes to the left of the tree.
 4c
5
Access route for Sector Canada
28m. Climb right of the tree and continue up the gully.
 4c
6
Pane pane supermercado
28m. The climbing is not as good as it appears.
 
Pumpy
Crimpy
7b+
7
Little Brown Baby
28m. A sustained and well-travelled favourite. Photo on page 69.
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
8
Simon ha perdido el panadero
26m. The corner proves to be hard in its lower reaches.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
6c+
9
Luna llena
28m. The leaning blank wall just right of the corner.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
7c
10
Instinto
15m. Steep start to wall and lower-off.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6c
11
Luna
28m. The first line where the lower bulges fade is an excellent pitch. A high first bolt is tricky to spot. Photo opposite.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6a+
12
Big Fun
30m. An excellent long pitch that has a high first bolt.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
13
Un monton de chatarra
35m. Fine sustained moves on lovely rock. Photo on page 40.
11 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6a
14
Next Door
34m. Start up Un monton de chatarra.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6b+
15
Slipped in
11m. The short blunt arete.
 
1 Stars
5a
16
But One
11m. Climb to a lower-off below an overhang.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
5a
17
Punto de salida
11m. The good short wall is the best of the easier lines.
 
1 Stars
4a
18
La corona
11m. Climb over the bulge and wall left of the corner of Vas Pisando Huevos.
 
1 Stars
4c
19
Vas pisando huevos
19m. The corner on the right-hand side of the crag.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
5a
20
Baron rojo
17m. The arete right of the corner of Vas Pisando Huevos.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b+
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    Seco y Pedro
    "The new route up the soaring groove to the right looks quite hard but is a reall..." 28/May top50

    Putifero
    "I agree that the route would now be better described as 6a. A long nice route it..." 31/Jan top50

    El osito polar
    "extra bolted, pay attention at a loose rock on the middle" 06/Jan

    New Bolts
    "Hard to tell were the route is. 2 pitches. P1 18m, 4, non-descript; P2 32m 6a, e..." 31/Dec

    Un monton de chatarra
    "3 bolts are now missing in the middle of this, so you have to finish off on Big ..." 23/Dec

    Agip
    "Nice route. More like 6b, and needs extra gear between bolt 3 and 4 unless you e..." 12/Apr

    Quatro elephants
    "You DO get down from the top on a 60m rope. If the belayer is clipped to the bol..." 19/Mar

    Edelweiss
    "Now it is harder than 5+, maybe even more pieces has fallen" 14/Mar

    Un monton de chatarra
    "Backed off this as there seems to be a bolt missing, maybe due to rockfall? The ..." 01/Mar

    Frente popular de judea
    "New route to te right called "La mata no se toca" 6c ecxellent climb 3..." 06/Jan

    Agip
    "Defo 6b with some very slick footholds at the crux." 03/Dec

    El osito polar
    "As for Amigas de Lulu, worth the trip to Solarium. Comfortable on a 50m rope." 01/May

    Escorpion
    "A tough 6a for the first 6 or 7 metres and an enjoyable romp on good holds for t..." 05/Apr

    Clint Eastwood
    "Didn't find the belay between pitches 2&3 so it felt tough as a big pitch - ..." 31/Dec

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