Els Gegants

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Sport
Lots of sun!
15 mins
Downhill

Sector Els Gegants is the south-facing front wall of a large detached pillar. The climbs described here are some of the best for their grade at Mont-ral. Guidebook page 76.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Foc als dits
40m. A huge single pitch which is one of the best routes at Mont-ral. The name is painted faintly at the base and the route has...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b+
2
Wotsch Txitxa
Don't miss this climb which is tucked away on the right.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Strong
6c
3
Eslava
Generous pockets appear at regular intervals making sure you can keep under control. If you are here at the right time, you can...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
6b+
4
Requiem per un Volvo
28m. Similar to Calipso and very worthwhile.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6c+
5
Calipso Top 50
30m. The best route on this wall. A sustained sequence of technical climbing on the initial wall leads to some more pumpy...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6c
6
No em toquis el pitu, que m'irritu Top 50
The lower orange wall is infested with huge jugs. The upper bulge is uncharacteristic and leads you upwards on flatties which...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6b
7
Derribus i enderrocus
The last short route on this section of rock which is not as good as the routes to the right. Nevertheless it is still...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
6a+
8
Najarkala
 6c
9
Deponga su actitu
This route starts midway up the crag. It is best reached by climbing Setciencies and then wndering over right to a ledge to...
 
1 Stars
Technical
7c
10
Setciencies
The initial moves provide the technical crux and nice climbing follows on generous jugs. You could nip up this pitch to get to...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
6a
11
El problema de la gula
A fantastic route which, if climbed in one long long pitch, will be a sure test for any stamina lord. This is not just because...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6c
12
Solo para ella
38m. An exercise in picking the right sequence of pockets on the lower bulging wall, followed by a good rest and...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7b+
13
Alamut
Another tremendous pitch sharing the same start to Solo para ella. The crux is hard for the short.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7b
14
Isidru
30m. A thin crack to start (hard) leads to a no-hands rest. Surmont the bulge above on jugs then climb the upper wall with...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7b+
15
Mister Natural
Up the slope.
 7b
  • Latest Comments

    For MONT-RAL

    Yes fatu o faiste
    "Deserves 2 stars! Nice 6a - never too tricky." 21/May

    Derribus i enderrocus
    "Seems as difficult/easy as the 6b alongside." 05/Apr

    El problema de la gula
    "Unfortunately only did P1. Great climbing on this section, fun pockets and well ..." 06/Dec

    Arramba i clava
    "Again under-rated, in need of a star. Hard pulls on excellent pockets at mid-hei..." 03/May

    Foc als dits
    "7B+ OR 7A X 3 bit too long for my liking got a bit bored, would make a good mult..." 16/Feb

    Calipso
    "Great pockets all the way until you have to pull from the right flake to the lef..." 13/Nov top50

    Canal Pus
    "Desparate for the grade - short but technically nails! Polish doesn't help." 11/Nov

    Jolly Jumper
    "(not as good as the swimming though!!!!)" 29/Apr top50

    Not
    "Very hard and polished first moves with a high bolt and a poor landing - much mo..." 24/Apr

    Canal Pus
    "Very hard route. It could be 6b+" 10/Oct

    Trossos grossos
    "I'm assuming this takes the obvious line up R of the bolts and not the direct up..." 05/May

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