/ Sport Climbing Destination for a short long weekend
The only sun rock trip I've done in years was a 4 day weekend to Oman. Took two days annual leave and managed to get 4 days climbing, including 2 days DWS in early December. BUT the recover period was hard so I want something closer to home.
Well if you lived further south you could climb easily in Ariège as there are 3 Easyjet flights a day from Gatwick to Toulouse, including really quite early and late ones, and the best climbing is near Tarascon, which is about 75 minutes drive from the airport. A bit tricky from Manchester though unless you really like driving.
El Chorro has pretty easy access - 1hr drive from Malaga airport, for which there are loads of flights.
Early finish on a Friday, fly Ryanair from Manchester to Trapani (starts end March) return late Monday, three full days at San Vito Lo Capo.
Just got back with some friends who were there 7-11 Jan and climbed 37 routes in hot sun!
Costa Blanca with flights to either Murcia or Alicante is an obvious contender.
Malta and Gozo..new sport climbing guidebook has just been published. Temp currently 19deg :)
We have had people come to just climb for the weekend, arrive late Friday, climb Sat and Sunday, late flights back Sunday night.
Does depend on airports close to your home though!
We usually always have people around here to climb with.
Sam Orange House
Lleida zone. Try out the new bunkhouse in Abella de la Conca - opens March 1st.
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