/ Barranco del Infierno, Costa Blanca
Typically how long would it take?
Would it be possible with 2 kids?
Any info much appreciated.
The walk out was a little hard to find (keep going, its further than you think) and then a steep pull up.
From memory fit teenagers / a little younger if used to climbing and hillwalking should be fine. Much younger / less experienced may be a little much.
Great canyon. In feb we had 1 knee deep wade, the rest was dry but I have no idea about water levels at this time of year- worth checking with locals. There is a warning on this site (good directions on how to get out at the end: http://costablancaclimbing.com/canyoning.html ).
Good advice from the Orange house here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_4ofS0GIvI
Thanks for all the info. That's a great help.
All I can add is that it's a great trip, saving the best rock architecture for the end.
I did it at the end of a drought and it was bone dry, negating the need to do the aided traverses.
Thanks for the mentions and links guys :0)
I would say depends when you want to go and how much rain we have had before hand.
I would not attempt this at the moment as we had some horrendous storms last week and I would imagine the water level is high!
We did it with clients one year (Americans insisted! lol) and I have never been so cold in my life, was a great laugh but one I would not want to repeat. We all had to swim under water a bit at the end to get under a bridge the water was so high. It had rained in the mountains more than we thought!
Sam Orange House
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