SELLA


Sella is the most important and extensive area in the whole Costa Blanca. There is so much climbing that you could easily spend a whole week's holiday here and only leave the valley to top up on your supplies at the supermarket. The most popular section is the long ridge in the centre of the valley which has a superb south face. However if you stray from the crowds then you will be rewarded with some peace and solitude. In hot weather the north facing Pared de Rosalía is worth considering with its great long routes in the mid and harder grades.

Routes

317 sport routes (3...8c+)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Cabeza de Rino
The crag opposite the refuge. It is shorter than most of the other sectors at Sella, but the main...
23
Sport
Evening sun
Roadside

0 mins

Dry in the Rain
sheltered
164
Culo de Rino
The first section on the sunny side of the ridge is around the corner and up the hill from the...
31
Sport
Lots of sun!
Level

2 mins

sheltered
166
Techo del Rino
This is the steepest sector on the main area at Sella, which is dominated by a huge square roof on...
16
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

1 min

sheltered
168
El Cajón de los Cuartos
A short section of bolted slabs with some popular easier routes. It is a good area for beginners,...
8
Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

1 min

sheltered
168
Sector Marión
To the right of the main wall is a short wall with some popular climbs. The next section has one of...
14
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

3 mins

sheltered
170
Sector Competición
One of the show-pieces of Sella, with many long climbs on perfect rock set at a steep slab-angle....
19
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

4 mins

sheltered
172
Ojo De Odra
Up and right from Sector Competición is a steep wall leading to a shorter section of cliff with an...
15
Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

6 mins

sheltered
174
Sector Final
A compact buttress of corners and crack lines that has some great routes in the 6a+ to 6c range....
16
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

7 mins

sheltered
175
Pared de Rosalía
This vast face is frequently stared at by climbers basking in the sun on the popular areas at...
30
Trad and Sport
Evening sun
Uphill

10 mins

176
El Collado
Up and right of the main face of Pared de Rosalía is a short wall in a bay with a recessed cave up...
8
Sport
Sun and shade
Up and down

0 mins

178
Tafarmach
Right of El Collado is a massive wall which is split into two sections - the Galera de Tafarmach on...
17
Sport
No sun
Uphill

15 mins

178
The Divino
The most impressive bit of rock in Sella is also one of the least popular of the developed areas....
1
Sport
Lots of sun!
Up and down

60 mins

180
Pared de la Cima
The diamond-shaped buttress which rises to the summit of the mountain is home to some impressive...
5
Trad and Sport
Lots of sun!
Up and down

1 min

180
Pared de la Taula
The central section of the Divino has routes which are hard and of unquestionable quality but the...
12
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

1 min

183
Espolón Pertemba
On the lower section of this vast wall is a long rounded rib up which Espolón Pertemba finds a way....
7
Trad and Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

40 mins

184
El Elefante
The lower section of the Divino has some very impressive dome-shaped walls which have been...
26
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

10 mins

186
Natural Lines
The tall crack-seamed buttresss up and right of the Sector VIPS sees little attention. All the...
4
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

10 mins

181
Hidden Valley - Wild Side
This large and impressive overhanging wall is one of the steepest crags in the area with some...
52
Sport
No sun
Uphill

5 mins

Seepage
Dry in the Rain
sheltered
188
Hidden Valley - Sector Vips
This short overhanging buttress, of compact smooth limestone, is the home of some very difficult...
16
Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

10 mins

Dry in the Rain
sheltered
192
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    "Polished moves in the middle of the route so definitely best to stick to the lef..." 16/Apr

    Dimensión diamante
    "Very nice route not to hard, 8a/8a+ There is indeed a full line to the left nam..." 27/Mar

    Bolt Tax
    "Really great route, quite easy to redpoint - the first time is a bit mind boggli..." 25/Oct

    Celia
    "I think most visiting climbers think Celia is quite easy for 7c+ and should have..." 18/Sep

    Extranjeros
    "Used to be 7b when I climbed it and some locals and visiting Brits even then sai..." 29/Mar

    Kashba
    "Great route all the way to the last few feet, where clipping the chain is desper..." 16/Mar top50

    A diestro y siniestro
    "A hard move to get to the lower off but other than that it's about 4+" 06/Mar

    García dos
    "I agree this is hard for the grade. Worth 6b" 10/Feb

    Roberto Alcázar
    "Low crux merits 6b, excellent route." 01/Feb

    Celia
    "A good route, brilliant climbing on the lower wall, and through the crux tufa at..." 20/Feb

    Luna
    "Completed this route on October 2nd 2010 and must agree with comments above, fir..." 18/Oct

    Ya somos olímpicos
    "A large loose flake has also been levered off as it was thought to be dangerous...." 11/May top50

    Keep the Faith
    "Excellent climb, quality moves. Hands free rest above the crux" 27/Feb

    La Taula/Regalo de díaz
    "Incredibly beautiful setting, rock and route. It's a pity it's only 4 pitches lo..." 11/Jan

    Acróbata porcino
    "people been saying a hold as been broken off making it harder than 7a ? i woul..." 21/Dec

    Speedy González
    "Harder than 5+. Sweating the crux" 02/Nov

    Algol
    "This is very good but the difficulties are short lived..." 02/Oct

    Todos los caminos
    "Chuffed with the onsight of this! Felt steady, no killer moves but keeps interes..." 30/Jul top50

    Hola de Millau
    "Feels a little committing, but not bold or scary, without the clips in. Steady b..." 05/Apr top50

    Timatiriticón
    "This route has been re-equipped with new bolts and is a worthwhile warm up." 30/Mar

    Black is Black
    "Looks a cool line Andy, but hard, going back over new year so may try it...enjoy..." 17/Nov

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