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Puig de Garrafa, Mallorca Access – A Detailed Update

Access problems on Mallorca have been much in the news recently. Below is more detailed information about Sector Solarium at Puig de Garrafa which gives some insight into  how and why problems have arisen here and what we as climbers … Continue reading…


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Mallorca Access Update

There has been little new information about the potential access problems on Mallorca. One confirmed report we have is that Sector Solarium (pages 56 and 57 of the guide) has had some ‘no climbing’ signs added and there is now … Continue reading…


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Major Access Problems on Mallorca

There are various problems devloping on the island of Mallorca relating to access to climbing and walking areas. The island has always had its share of problems but usually these are confined to single crags or mountains and the problems … Continue reading…


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Llanddulas Cave Parking

There have been reports of parking problems at Llanddulas cave. Residents on Ffordd Newydd/New Road have been complaining about climbers and walkers parking insensitively on this road. Please ensure that you park carefully, being sure not to inconvenience local residents; … Continue reading…


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Roquefixade in the Ariège – Banned

We have had a report from Frank Price saying that climbing is currently banned at Roquefixade (Ariège) by order of the local commune. This is due to rocks falling into the path that leads under the cliff to the Chateau … Continue reading…


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Ardeche, Actinidias, Sector Camping Closed

In the Ardeche, Actinidias, Sector Camping has been closed. The campground owner has built 4 new mobile homes at the base of the crag and had the bolts removed. Thanks to Thomas Jekel for this report.


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Cala Barques DWS Mallorca

A number of issues have been raised regarding the Mallorca DWS venue of Cala Barques There have been a number of individuals from the general public who have recklessly been jumping from the top of the Cova area and badly … Continue reading…


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Foradà Approach

We have had a report that the track leading to the parking area at Foradà has been closed to vehicles meaning that you now have to park at the hotel Xorret de Catí and walk down the same track. This … Continue reading…


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Mijas – El Chorro – parking changes and clean-up

The crags at the popular hillside tourist mecca of Mijas have had a bit of a clean-up in recent times. The base of the roadside crags are now much cleaner than they have been for a while, whilst the Ravine … Continue reading…


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Fire at Orgon

A large forest fire has ravaged the land around the village and crags at Orgon resulting in some damage and restricted access at the present time. News reports suggest that the fire was probably started deliberately but it has now … Continue reading…


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