El Dorado*** 6a+
[El Dorado E2, Toix Sea Cliff, Costa Blanca, 3 kb]65m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A brilliant climb on magnificent rock. Intimidating, but not that hard, most of the gear is fixed although some might find a small rack welcome.
1) 3, 15m. Make an easy rising traverse onto a sloping ledge.
2) 6a+, 35m. From the ledge, move out right until you are below a wide crack. Sprint up this to a hanging stance above.
3) 6a+, 30m. Climb steeply leftwards, then finish up the slab above, past a few bits of fixed gear, to the diagonal grassy break. Belay a long way up left along the sloping ledge. © ROCKFAX

Photo: El Dorado E2, Toix Sea Cliff, Costa Blanca © jalapeno
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This climb is in 57 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

P1 & p3
dicky79 - AltLd O/S - 23/Apr/15 with Pete

1st pitch about 4+. lead pitch 2, v.pumpy and spaced bolts.rested towards top,as totally pumped.takes good trad gear. pitch 3 less strenuous. ab off complex.
mark4344 - AltLd dog - 14/Apr/15 with derek

Dibdawg - AltLd - 28/Feb/15 with Nick, Richard Durnford

lead first pitch - as a team of three. Brilliant!
richiebongo - AltLd O/S - 28/Feb/15 with Al Dibben, Nick Smith

Did Parle first, amazing day!
mes32 - AltLd O/S - 17/Jan/15 with Caroline, Will

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Jan/15

Led P3
will_benfold - AltLd O/S - 17/Jan/15 with Caroline Culwick, Mary

Ps 1 & 3
Hardcore Pat - AltLd O/S - 14/Jan/15 with Dr Julie

redshapedfriday - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/15 with Debs Climber

Great route , quite steep!
mynyddresident - AltLd - Jan/15 with KP

Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 26/Dec/14 with Rachel Somerville

Rachel Somerville - AltLd O/S - 26/Dec/14 with Peter Metcalfe

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Dec/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Dec/14

wow! piches 1and 3 rob belayed early on second pitch on gear in a cave, i got to do monster pitch traversing right on jugs to top of next route juggiest rock ever
admackie - Lead O/S - 12/Dec/14 with rob

dr_botnik - AltLd - 10/Dec/14

Mega the route of the trip for me ,not hard but atmospheric Worth flying to costa blanca just to climb here
the power - AltLd O/S - 10/Dec/14 with Andy

Led P1+3. Awesome. Steep 2nd pitch. Don't be tempted to belay in the small recess. More technical third pitch. Dunked ropes in the sea when pulling down ab; oops.
cdpuk - AltLd O/S - 11/Oct/14 with Nick Tammik

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/14

vanderz - Lead O/S - 06/May/14 with Adrian Ripley

Ade in Sheffield - 2nd - May/14 with Chris VanderHoven

P2 up the crack, pumpy but awesome!
spidermonkey09 - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Neil Howett, Jack Knight

Lead pitches 1 and 3
Jack93 - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14 with Neil Howett, Jim Hulbert

SPK06 - AltLd - Apr/14 with tony

peppermill - 2nd O/S - 25/Mar/14

mrteale - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/14

craig naylor - AltLd O/S - 03/Mar/14 with Tony

Me and NE Brian. Atmospheric and steep sea cliff climbing. Stonker !
Hanky - AltLd O/S - Mar/14 with Brian/Simon/Dave/Angus

Andy Peak 1 - AltLd O/S - 2014 with phill ukc

Ade in Sheffield - 2nd - 2014 with Chris VanderHoven

Amazing route super intimidating but not that hard. It would however be difficult to retreat...
Felix Ottey - AltLd O/S - 28/Dec/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 21/Dec/13

Freshprintce - AltLd O/S - 07/Nov/13

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Jan/13

ross did the traverse pitch to get to the start of the route.i led both of the hard pitches and ross and charlie followed.it was very greasy in the 1st half of p1 but was still an amazing route!LOVED IT!
jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/12 with ross garfoot, Charles French

Bolts leave much to be desired; bring a medium sized trad rack
alan1234 - Lead O/S - 2012

Hidden - 2011

Lead first pitch.
lrandall - AltLd O/S - 04/Apr/10 with Christophe

Hidden - 2010

JWB - AltLd O/S - 04/Nov/09 with Charles

Julie Carroll - TR - 22/Apr/08 with Rich Mayfield, Carole Dawson

hash - AltLd dog - 13/Mar/08 with DafSWMC

Mostly bolted now. Lurgy didn't help matters. 2 great contrasting pitches.
DafSWMC - AltLd O/S - 13/Mar/08 with Hash

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Feb/08

Shaw Brown - Lead - 24/Jan/08 with David Jones

Dogged 1st pitch.
Oli - AltLd dog - 29/Mar/05 with Ian Killey/Alan Bowe

Kyuzo - Lead O/S - Mar/04 with Bernard Lam

Led p2
cem - AltLd O/S - 29/Nov/01 with Graham Dolman

I led pitch 3
Dave Musgrove - AltLd - Jan/01 with Steve Coates, Brian Middleton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2001

Mark Riley - Lead O/S - 05/Feb/99 with Stuart Greenall

L,2. Absolutely brilliant!
charlesmfrench - AltLd O/S - 28/Apr/98 with Mark Vandome

dan gibson - 1998

Hidden - AltLd - 31/Oct/97

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1997

sdht - Lead O/S - Apr/95

Lead P 1 & 3
Mick King - AltLd - 20/Jan/93 with Pete Hankinson

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Kjettern, the power, HumphreyJ20, misterb

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