Cotos Altos

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Sport
Lots of sun!
Up and Down
25 mins
Sheltered

The upper area of slabs is the most extensive section of the cliff with a number of good but hard pitches which will suit those who like a good fight at the grade. Cotos Altos is much less frequented than the neighbouring Cotos Medios.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Amarilla
1) 5, 25m. Looks to be harder than grade 5 climbing.2) 5+, 25m. Wires needed for this pitch.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
5+
2
Fanáticos del atico
25m. The fully-bolted central variation pitch 2 to Amarilla.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
6c
3
El ventorro
25m. The right-hand variation pitch 2 to Amarilla. This climb can also be started up La blanca.
 
1 Stars
6a+
4
La blanca
1) 5, 20m. Climb up to the break and move leftwards to a belay.2) 6b, 25m. Climb through the bulge above the stance to a...
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b
5
Guerrero del abismo
30m. A superb slab climb up the smoothest section of the crag.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
7a
6
Exceso de equipaje
30m. The crack requires wires.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6c
7
Chungo superior
1) 5+, 25m. Start just left of a boulder and climb the crack.2) 6a, 25m. The line directly above the stance.
 
1 Stars
6a
8
Quasimodo
25m. The right-hand branch of the crack provides a testing alternative. A bolt is missing on the crux.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7a+
9
Profanes y blasfemos
27m. A good pitch that starts between some boulders.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6b+
10
Pisto gilguero
18m. A short and technical crack to easier ground.
 
Technical
6c+
11
Que te den por culo
1) 6b, 20m. A steep start to easier ground and stance.2) 5, 26m. The roof on its left needs wires.
 
1 Stars
6b
12
El dinamitate te espera
1) 6b, 20m. The first pitch of Que te den por culo.2) 6c, 25m. Take the right-hand line on bolts through the roof.
 
1 Stars
Strong
6c
13
Yu yu
30m. Starts up a curving slim groove/crack. 6a on the right.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6c
14
Chulo de madriza
9m. Very short and hard line.
 
Technical
Crimpy
7a
15
El piqui
30m. A desperate start, use some blocks.
 
1 Stars
6c
16
Petamorfosis
30m. A rated right-hand finish to El pique.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
17
Mister proper
30m. A two pitch semi-trad route with well-spaced bolts. The pitch grades are - 1) 5+, 2) 4+.
 
1 Stars
5+
18
El viajero amable
22m. Thin sustained wall above the start of Mister proper.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6b+
19
Adeli
22m. Wall to the same lower-off as El viajero amable.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b+
20
Electro volt
22m. The curving corner groove succumbs to bridging.
 
2 Stars
Technical
6b+
21
Exodo
18m. The slim corner. Can be started on the left at 7b+.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6a+
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    Alucinosis
    "The second bolt is now blue." 17/Oct

    Number One
    "New personal low point... Grabbing the top clip on a 4+. Ok, I missed a hold, bu..." 15/Sep top50

    Embolia cerebral
    "this is a semi trad route with only two bolts high up - bring friends and nuts!" 23/Oct

    Super Galleta
    "Hard for the grade, not sure what the above comment about small wires or sky hoo..." 15/Jan top50

    Invernal
    "The start is very comitting to on sight. I agree - an improvised clipstick make..." 16/Dec

    Mitad Hombre’ Mitad Galleta
    "Two of us led this while we were there and both thought it was nowhere near E4." 26/Nov

    Number One
    "Last 2 or 3 moves way harder (polish) than the rest." 28/Oct top50

    Mitad Hombre’ Mitad Galleta
    "Well guys, as the first ascentionist of this route, you are both actually wrong...." 19/Jul

    Mitad Hombre’ Mitad Galleta
    "I believe that this route in fact branches RIGHT out of cursillios following a l..." 02/Jun

    Number One
    "last few moves are almost as polished as me mums marble worktop. Apart from that..." 29/Apr top50

    Bruner and the bruna
    "A precarious start with the high bolt, although you can clip the first bolt of t..." 26/Mar

    Galleta
    "nice un-polished route" 21/Mar

    Invernal
    "Very hard start with akward moves. Use of clipstick recommended. Nice slab to th..." 02/Mar

    Number One
    "Apparently to slippy to climb with pleasure" 11/Jan top50

    Super Galleta
    "The hard section is high up and very polished, small wires or a sky hook ease th..." 26/Nov top50

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