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Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill
10 mins

The tallest face at Marín consists of a fine slabby wall with one of the best selections of lower grade climbs in the Costa Blanca. Add in the short approach, the superb outward views and the sunny aspect and it is obvious why the place is so popular. Guidebook page 95.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Aniversario
Climb the groove in steep rock around the left arete of the face. An awkward start and blocky middle lead to fine exposed...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Crimpy
Fluttery
5+
2
Jhony Top 50
1) 3+, 25m. A low-grade classic. From the green writing, move right and climb the lower rib past a tree to a stance in a...
8 user comments
 
3 Stars
4
3
Cuatro latas
The rounded arete has a brutal start, then eases.
 
1 Stars
Strong
5+
4
Anîbal
1) 6a, 8m. Climb the bulge on good holds to a cave belay. It only feels 5+ for those who are strong enough to do it...
2 user comments
 
Strong
6a
5
Con dos pelotas
An eliminate that weaves around the lower section of Anîbal finding some hard moves. The steep start and the roof crack...
 
1 Stars
6b+
6
Fuerza bruta
1) 6c, 10m. A short, hard pitch leads to a stance in the groove. Bail out form here or:2) 4+, 30m. Continue more easily...
 
Technical
6c
7
El Nombre de los malditos de Satán
The bulges give a short struggle. 3 bolts only.
 
Strong
6b+
8
Petreles
The deep, twisting chimney is worthwhile and interesting. It is at the top end of the grade for those not used to 3D...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
Graunchy
5
9
Mermelada de Futuro
The steep wall gives a short unsavoury struggle.
 6a
10
Placa gris
A disjointed line but with some great climbing.1) 5, 22m. An excellent route. Start at a triangular hole and climb up...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
5+
11
Prats Top 50
1) 4+, 22m. Devious but excellent. Start by the old green name and make a long traverse left above the overhangs to the second...
8 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
4+
12
Súbete con la cuchara
1) 4+, 20m. From the name, trend left past a bush then climb the right-hand side of the brown streak to the large cave....
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Strong
6b
13
Kiki
1) 4+, 30m. Start between bushes and climb a brown scoop, then bear right up the edge of the cave to a neat stance in a hollow....
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
5+
14
Carmela
A trad route up the shrubby rib to the right. It can be finished up the routes to either side. The lack of fixed gear means...
 4
15
Maika Top 50
1) 4+, 32m. Start just left of the cave and head straight up the slab - slippery - then trend right to a bulge. Climb over this...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
4+
16
Paquita Trueno
1) 5, 25m. Climb out of the left side of the cave by one tough move, then continue up the slab to a good stance.2) 4+, 15m....
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
5
17
Dalia
1) 5, 22m. Climb out of the cave steeply (5+ if you don't sneak right) then take the left-hand bolt line to a superb stance in...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
5
18
Agust Top 50
Probably the hardest of the 4+ routes here with a lot of good climbing. It is equipped for abseil descent.1) 4+, 22m. Start...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
4+
19
Jaque mate
1) 5+, 22m. Start at the name and climb the smart, sustained rib. This is quite hard if done direct so think laterally.2)...
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
5+
20
Puente aéreo
1) 5, 25m. Climb into a hollow and then follow good holds to a stance and belay below the right-hand side of the roof.2)...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
5
21
Manolito
1) 5, 25m. Gain the high first bolt then climb the face in one huge pitch.2) 4+, 20m. As for Puente aéreo.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
5
22
Capicúa Top 50
Start on the far right-hand side of the main face at a scratched cross. A decent route, though the gear is rather spaced.1)...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
4+
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  • Latest Comments

    For MARÍN

    Agust
    "This is straightforward climbing av grade 4. Nice, but I fail to see the top50 q..." 02/Apr top50

    El vuelo del murciélago
    "This route is a bit polished by now" 27/Mar

    Manolito
    "Overall length more like 55 metres, not 45. Chris Heald/John Brayshaw. Feb 14" 02/Mar

    Maika
    "There's a new(?) anchor at about 20m. The old anchor at 32m is also still there...." 02/Jan top50

    Puente aéreo
    "Route would be more logically and better for the overall grade if bolts would be..." 29/Dec

    Prats
    "bit of a scary start when traversing but very nice climbing!" 16/Nov top50

    Prats
    "Enjoyed this more than Jhonny. First pitch provides some great climbing, while t..." 26/Apr top50

    Agust
    "The end of the first pitch has rings for abseiling, 2nd pitch anchor only has ha..." 06/Oct top50

    Jhony
    "Nice easy route, well worthwhile. The only problem is that some idiot removed o..." 27/Jun top50

    Jhony
    "It is an interesting route but there are plenty of much better (in the same grad..." 25/Mar top50

    Paranoik
    "Easy at the bottom. Beautiful rock near the top!" 25/Mar

    Tormento vertical
    "short and fun, well protected" 19/Feb

    Capicúa
    "I must of gone off route on the top pitch, felt like a 2+ and only found one bol..." 03/Jan top50

    Jhony
    "Beautiful! The best of the low-grade routes at Costa Blanca. No loose bolts toda..." 09/Jun top50

    Aventuras en pañales
    "Nice climb, try it with trainers on to add a bit more excitement." 02/May

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