Life is Sweet and Mega Flash

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Lots of sun!
60 mins
Up and Down

A fabulous wall that complements the steeper and harder routes to its left. The wall is vertical and streaked with tufas of all shapes and sizes as well as lots of holes and pockets. All of the pitches are long and care is needed when lowering off.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Hakuna mata Top 50
32m. An excellent pitch. Start up the left-leaning ramp. Direct up the upper section is harder than the left-hand option.
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
2
Al hauira
32m. This line wanders around a bit low down and saves the hardest until last.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
3
Las loi laufen
34m. A quality pitch that starts up the wall above the foot of the ramp and finishes through the upper bulges.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
4
Salida de emergencia
17m. A popular but tricky little number. Photo on page 9.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6c
5
Estoy mortimer
18m. The left-hand line above the first pitch of Salida de emergencia.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
6
Salida extension
24m. Right-hand line above the first pitch Salida de emergencia finishing through the highest roof.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7b
7
Mystic Rhythem
26m. A good route taking on the right-hand side of the large central tufa to a lower-off.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6b+
8
Rhythem Method
34m. A right-hand variation to Mystic Rhythem is also worthwhile.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7b
9
La panda zampabollos
34m. The direct start to Rhythem Method.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7b
10
La columna de gollum
34m. The left side of the perfectly-formed tufa is taken mainly on the wall. Start via the downward-pointing cone-shaped tufa.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7b
11
Columna Right
34m. Start up Life is Sweet and continue directly up the right side of the perfectly-formed tufa. Grade and name unconfirmed.
1 user comment
 7c
12
Life is Sweet Top 50
32m. A brilliant and long pitch. Climb up to the downward-pointing cone-shaped tufa and pull up rightwards to gain the superb...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6c
13
Osama in the sky
32m. The steep grey wall on the right is tough all the way.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7b+
14
Kolocotron
32m. A poor pitch up the wall just left of a vegetated corner.
4 user comments
 
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
15
Apache
32m. The wall and bulges.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
16
Obama in the Whitehouse
32m. The wall to a bulging roof.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6b+
17
Anatema
10m. Short but very steep moves over the low roof.
 
1 Stars
Strong
7b
18
Paracaidista Cordobers
10m. Similar climbing to its left-hand neighbour.
 
1 Stars
Strong
7c
19
Heat Exchange
34m. Start right of a corner with a bush and climb the wild tufa and sustained wall above. Photo on page 17.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6c+
20
Canto pecato
22m. The gradually-steepening wall.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7b
21
One bastiamba
22m. Another dose of steep and sustained climbing up the bulging wall.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7b
22
Post Festum
22m. The wall just left of the corner chimney.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7b
23
Mega Flash
22m. Climb up through the overhang on some chipped holds.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a+
24
Grimal el curtido
22m. A right-hand variation on Mega Flash.
 
1 Stars
7a
25
Punk Street
22m. Climb the wall into a prominent niche below the roof then out and over.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7a
26
Putanaki
22m. Interesting climbing through a hole.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7b+
27
Reep
23m. Steep and juggy but slippery at the final bulge.
 
1 Stars
Strong
7a+
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  • Latest Comments

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    Porrot
    "A slippy start, pumpy roof and exciting finish. A great route." 28/May

    Heat Exchange
    "good holds on the beginning, more technical on the upper part where bolt are mor..." 06/Jan

    Conexion Lourdes
    "Feels a bit eliminate traversing in diagonally like that and the bolts definitel..." 23/Nov

    Al hauira
    "Sustained but with a tricky and crucial hands-free rest at just over half height..." 23/Dec

    Punk Street
    "Doesn't look too impressive, but is an excellent pitch. Good but distant holds t..." 19/Apr

    Obama in the Whitehouse
    "Desolation Row Thats the original name!Its writen on the wall!" 22/Feb

    La panda zampabollos
    "It is La panda zampabollos" 02/Feb

    Kolocotron
    "No trees or bushes on this one and it is defenitely worth doing. A bit sharp but..." 01/Feb

    One bastiamba
    "Good, fun, butch climbing." 14/Jan

    Putanaki
    "polished, like all the routes in this crag" 14/Jan

    Apache
    "The Route to the right is "Desolation Row" 6b+. I bolt it in 2006. A t..." 12/Jan

    Apache
    "Sorry, me again, Went up there and 4 of us climbed it, All agreed 7a and 2 star..." 16/Dec

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