BELLÚS


Just to the north of the village of Bellús is an unspectacular looking hillside with scattered pig farms. Not a promising location for a crag you might think, however tucked away here are three superb walls offering some excellent routes across the grades. The routes here are closely packed on great rock but offer much more variety than you might expect. Some of the climbing, particularly in the Baranco Fondo, is fierce and technical which can take its toll on your fingertips. Cueva Pechina and on Sector L'Altet tend to be steeper but slightly less intense. Additionally the various walls face in different directions with Baranco Fondo being an amazing sun-trap, and Cueva Pechina and Sector L'Altet offering shady climbing making Bellús a great year-round venue.

Routes

1 dws route (6b+)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
Baranco Fondo - Sector Balcón
The far left-hand end of the crag has a good collection of short routes on steep, undercut, grey...
19
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

25 mins

sheltered
Baranco Fondo - Sector Bloque
Many of the routes on this sector are very short, sometimes only two or three bolts long and...
26
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

22 mins

sheltered
Baranco Fondo - Sector Verano
An area with closely packed lines on the left and mostly steep routes. Sunny and sheltered.
25
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

20 mins

sheltered
Baranco Fondo - Sector Escarcha Negra
The first section reached on the approach from the car and some teams go no further. A good...
39
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

20 mins

sheltered
Cueva Pechina
A shady alternative to the main area with some steep routes and some very steep routes (plus a bit...
37
Sport
Sun and shade
Level

2 mins

sheltered
Sector L'Altet - Sol
No description as yet.
47
Sport
Morning sun
Uphill

12 mins

Sector L'Altet - Estiu Placa
The wall of Sector L'Altet Sol disappears briefly but swings round and then reappears as a steeper...
38
Sport
Evening sun
Uphill

15 mins

sheltered
Sector L'Altet - Estiu Desplom
The final developed wall of Sector L'Altet is mostly hard routes many of which are unknown lines or...
20
Sport
Sun and shade
Uphill

15 mins

Seepage
sheltered
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