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Mula – Approach Changes

There have been some changes to the approach to Sector Ferrari at Mula. There is also a whole new area called Sector Abuelo which has been developed a little further along the ridge. The routes are listed here on the … Continue reading…


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El Chorro Access Update

With the refurbishment of the Camino Del Rey walkway in El Chorro underway, access to many routes in the gorge was threatened. However, with the teaming up of local guides, businesses and climbers, an access solution has been agreed and the creation of … Continue reading…


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Mallorca Access Update

We recently spent a week in Mallorca climbing across the island on various crags and here is our access experience update. First the bad news… Castell de Santueri – This is now permanently banned. The castle has been bought by … Continue reading…


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El Chorro Camino del Rey to Close

Tom Ireson has posted the following information on a UKClimbing thread: For anyone who knows and loves El Chorro, here is the most up to date information I have on the subject of the Camino’s refurbishment work. Currently, the Camino … Continue reading…


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Isis, Swanage – Important Topo Correction

The route Isis at Swanage has an error in the 2012 guide that has been causing a few people to go off route. A slightly clearer route description is below: A popular route with varied climbing in good situations. Start … Continue reading…


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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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