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A collection of over 50 single pitch routes, from small to very large with a grade spread from 4+ to 8b, although leaning towards the higher grades. The routes listed here are on the central section of the cliff; there are more climbs to the left and right, check the local guide.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Deseo
The steep and heavily-cleaned groove is excellent.
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
6c
2
La proa
The wall, passing left of a prominent bush.
 
1 Stars
7c+
3
Saltamontes cagón
Start at some blocks on the ground.
 
2 Stars
7a+
4
La continuidad me va
The left edge of the cave and the line directly above it.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7c
5
Copón de reyes
Start as for the last route, take the right-hand line up the wall.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7b+
6
Cricifixion
The short but butch line out of the back of the cave.
 
Strong
7a+
7
Pelotilla colgadera
A short line up the right wall of the cave.
 
1 Stars
7a
8
El cielo puede esperar
Follow the glue-in ring bolts past a hard start and hard finish.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
9
Divinas palabras
The easier right-hand groove is approached via huge pockets.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
10
Hombre wpo
Follow Divinas palabras but swing right to access the arete.
 
3 Stars
7b+
11
Sube tu que de risa
The right-slanting line under the roofs passing sawn-off stumps.
 
2 Stars
Strong
6b
12
Soy un cagalindres
A steeper, more direct start via a leaning rib.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
13
Poder de la mente
Start just to the right, cross Sube... and the overhangs above.
 
2 Stars
Technical
8a
14
Humeando y resbalosa
A short but worthwhile pocketed line direct up the leaning wall.
 
2 Stars
7b+
15
Quien la sigue la consigue
A much harder extension to Humeando...
 
1 Stars
8a
16
Crucifixión
 
2 Stars
7b
17
Señorita Calamidad
From a shallow cave, climb tufas into the leaning groove. Power across the left wall to a large hole and finish direct.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
8b
18
Café con leche Mon
Climb out of the right-hand cave and follow tufas up the leaning wall to the overhang. Finish across this.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
8b+
19
Pank Floud
A short outing up the tufas. Dirty with old bolts.
 
Fluttery
7b
20
Hostia Ernesto
Follow the crack to the lower-off hanging from the bulges above.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6c
21
Subiendo como la espuma
A tricky slab gains the tufas and pockets. Hard to read.
 
3 Stars
7a
22
India
The wall leads to the bulges. A loop to the left is only 7a+.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7b
23
Era un hombre...
The extension through the bulges and up the grey wall.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
8a
24
Los picapiedra
The thin left-hand line is a bit of an eliminate.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6c+
25
Moniga atomica
The central, juggy and rather polished line.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Strong
6b
26
Chúpame la minga, dominga
Climb through the right side of the red bulges.
 6c
27
Yabadaba du
Slabby climbing. Poor; "Yababdaba don't" would be more appropriate.
 
Technical
6b
28
Pumuky
A short outing up the hard slab and easy groove.
 
Technical
6c
29
Licantropo
A big pitch up the wall then through the capping overhangs.
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7b+
30
Marabunta
Straight up the slab to the final moves of Pumuky.
 6a
31
4+ que fobia
The flake in the centre of the slab is the easiest line here.
 4c
32
Aquí no me caigo
The thin crack has well-spaced bolts.
 6a
33
Un beso o una flor
 5c
34
No name
 5c
35
Debiste
 5c
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  • Latest Comments

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    El delfín
    "Please update the route lengths on this crag - many are far longer than the guid..." 30/Jan

    Gallego-Carillo
    "Susanne Rydfeldt susryd@hotmail.com The line is changed at 3rd pitch. a diagon..." 19/Jan

    Carillo-Cantabella
    "A much better and slightly harder route, Pequeno Pepillo, starts just right of C..." 14/May

    Fisura Carrillo - Vera
    "Nice but maybe the routes on the right are better? Anyway the line is beautiful..." 11/Jan

    Historia interminable
    "Compared to other routes in Costa Blanca this is a 3 star route, and indeed The ..." 10/Jan

    Fisura Carrillo - Vera
    "The grade on the metal plaque at the foot of the route is 6a+. I don't know wher..." 29/Nov

    Carnaval
    "A really great route, sustained at hard 5+ all the way. Best pitch is third, kee..." 23/Mar

    Carnaval
    "Great route, sustained technical climbing on a great line. Agree about the loos..." 01/Feb

    Carillo-Cantabella
    "Out of interest, the local guidebook grades this 5+, 6a, 4+, 5, 6a! Personally ..." 16/Apr

    Fisura Carrillo - Vera
    "Great last two pitches. Main pitch looks scary and 6b+, but is not so bad if tac..." 13/Apr

    Historia interminable
    "Rockfax somewhat understates both the quality and difficulty of this route!!Nons..." 16/Mar

    Carillo-Cantabella
    "Good route but fair amount of scrambling involved. 2nd pitch is fantastic" 13/Mar

    Eiger
    "Probably should not comment on this as we only did the top 3.5 pitches. Pitch 4 ..." 12/Mar

    Deseo
    "Sorry I mean't 15/20m left of La proa" 11/Dec

    El delfín
    "This route and the route to the right are closer to 28 metres than 18." 28/Feb

    Carillo-Cantabella
    "Agree there is no belay on top of pitch five and thi and the last one are easily..." 16/Dec

    Carillo-Cantabella
    "Fantastic route very well bolted. The last 2 pitches must have been combined cos..." 02/Nov

    El cielo puede esperar
    "Indeed a hard start, but an even harder finish if you follow the line drawn in t..." 28/Feb

    Fisura Carrillo - Vera
    ""3 star experience but rather lacking in quality"?! What on earth does..." 26/Aug

    El delfín
    "Very nice route. In sunny days you can see the beach of mazarron. Ruta muy b..." 10/Aug

    Carillo-Cantabella
    "Good route and very well bolted. Couldn't find a belay at the end of pitch 5. Ra..." 05/Apr

    Carnaval
    "Indeed - the top pitch is rather loose and a bit run-out in places, so check eve..." 08/Mar

    Deseo
    "Soft touch 3 star 6c." 22/Feb

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