El Flare

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Sport
Sun and Shade
6 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

The most popular of the various developed sectors. Some of the rock is still a bit loose - care required. Guidebook page 242.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Uno
The first short line.
 5a
2
Flared
The wide crack starts steep and gnarly, and only gets worse. Fortunately it is bolted nowadays. Use the lower-off on the left.
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
6a+
3
Si Lo Hago
First line right of the big crack. A hard start leads to big holds, then more tricky moves gain more jugs and an easier finish.
 
1 Stars
6c+
4
Can yon do it like this?
A steep route up the middle of the pillar with some long reaches.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
7a
5
Viva Abdet
A good line, interesting and steep. Move up and left past a ledge to gain the flake. Continue straight up, passing a bulge near...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Loose
6a+
6
Piedra Líquida
Fine climbing up the flowstone and stals just right of the loose corner (stay out of it). A steep start leads to an easier...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
7
Desviado
Climb past a small tree and up the groove of calcite blocks and flowstone (threads). Move left to good holds and access the...
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
6b+
8
Gema Ocultado
Climb the rib until it is possible to bridge the gully for a few moves. A hold on the left allows access to the arete. Continue...
 
1 Stars
5c
9
Cresta
The short arete has a hard last move.
 
Technical
6b+
10
Extraplomo
Climb the flake leftwards and the steep wall above. The pocket on the arete is very tempting, it is more like 7a if you avoid...
 
1 Stars
6c+
11
La Atracción
The steep crack offers some great positions. Start from the ledge/ramp above the cave.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
12
Via Almendra
A fine line up the imposing pillar leaning out over the track. Start on the right and traverse across until a few steep moves...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
13
Cerdo
The orange crack-line is steeper than it looks, and isn't too bad once the slightly loose start is passed. Belay under the...
 
1 Stars
Loose
6a
14
Solo en Espacio
The natural extension to Cerdo. After a move up the main groove, swing left onto big holds and then up steep rock, until a hard...
 
2 Stars
6a+
15
Jengibre
The right-hand line has a tricky finishing move to the same lower-off as Cerdo.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
5c
16
Marques de Monistrol
From the gully, bridge up and to swing onto the face where huge jugs lead to thinner moves. Move up then right to a large ledge...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Loose
6a+
17
Penultimo
Climb the wall past a cave and up the big holes.
 
1 Stars
6b
18
Círculo Blanco
Direct through the bulge at the left side of the main face, with a little sting in the tail.
 6a+
19
Sin Cava
Take a direct line up the steep main face. Very sustained and again has a little sting in the tail.
 
Pumpy
6a+
20
La Estrella
A steep lower wall leads to an even steeper finish.
 6b+
21
Via Jardin
Weave a way up the big wall with tricky starting moves and again near the top. Finish by moving right to the top of the pillar....
 
1 Stars
6a
22
San Miguel
A fine route up the sustained pillar. Start by the tree and take care to avoid the loose gully on the right. From the top of...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6a
23
Mahou
The left-hand line on the small buttress in front of the cliff.
 6a
24
Fink Brau
The right-hand line up the groove in the centre.
 5c
25
Blue Pointing
The left-hand route on the buttress is sustained and steep with some long reaches.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Pumpy
6b
26
Knock on Wood
Easy ground leads to thin moves to gain the large sloping shelf. Steeper moves on good, but spaced holds lead to an easier...
 
1 Stars
6c
27
New Years Revolutions
Climb past the large flakes and make hard moves through the overlaps - passing the first one is the crux. Move back right to...
 
1 Stars
6b+
28
Second of the First
Climb to the flakes and make a bold step rightwards to reach a sequence of good holds on the steep wall, climb this to the top.
 6a+
29
El Placa
Head straight up the steep wall, stepping right onto the top arete in a great position - lower off from the top.
 
1 Stars
6a
30
Flare Corner
Thin moves up and right access the corner - clip the first bolt on the previous route. Great climbing leads up the corner, then...
 
1 Stars
E1 5b