Espresso*** 7a
[Pinos, Calpe, Costa Blanca, 3 kb]18m.

Rockfax Description
Climb to a flake and pull steeply up until established in a groove. Pull out of this and follow pockets to a sting-in-the-tail finish. © ROCKFAX

FA. Richard Davies 2003

Ticklists: Fifteen 15 3* sport 7a/a+'s in Costa Blanca.

Photo: Pinos, Calpe, Costa Blanca © TraverseKing
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This climb is in 46 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Will take how many rps to the grave..:D great route!
julesp - Lead RP - 03/Apr/15 with Iain

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Mar/15

cooperman - Lead O/S - 17/Mar/15 with Greg Foster

First redpoint. Very good and varied climbing - very pumped!
Brian H - Lead RP - 21/Feb/15 with Alice, Kafoozalem

Hidden - Lead - 21/Feb/15

Hidden - TR O/S - 21/Feb/15

Andy Smallwood - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/15

repelled by crux moves
LeeWood - Lead dnf - 29/Dec/14

Still can't quite do the route clean. Resting jugs were full of water making it hard to rest. Something to tick next year
Dan Hostford - Lead dog - 20/Dec/14 with Dennis Reddyhoff

Dan Hostford - Lead dog - 14/Dec/14 with LSMC, Remus Knowles, Maddie Sweetman, Dennis Reddyhoff

Way too powerful for me atm
Maddie - Lead dnf - 14/Dec/14 with Dan Hostford, Alun, remus, Dennis999

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

Dan Hostford - Lead dog - 13/Dec/14 with Remus Knowles

Nice, hard last move
Ross.Cooper - Lead dog - 25/Nov/14 with Will Twigger

Really good. not wrong about sting in the tail!
Rachel Somerville - Lead dog - 17/Feb/14 with Arran

atapper21 - Lead rpt - 31/Jan/14 with John T

Line of the crag.
PeteH - Lead O/S - 18/Jan/14 with Brian McAlinden, John Trythall

keefe - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/14

atapper21 - Lead O/S - Jan/14

oliverpcain - Lead O/S - 2014

mark20 - Lead β - 30/Dec/13

Brilliant worth 3 stars. Only down side is the slightly brittle rock at the top
anthony henry - Lead RP - 04/Dec/13

adamjeffs - Lead O/S - 30/Nov/13 with mum

led clean ground up second attempt today. Had previously tried it at Easter. Excellent route. Tough start and finish. Tiring in between!
climberchristy - Lead rpt - 28/Jul/13 with Vanessa

Nik Jennings - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/13 with Eric

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jan/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 04/Jan/13

2nd go. so hot!
Jonathan Emett - Lead RP - 07/Dec/12 with orange craig

Chris Wright - Lead - 10/Apr/12

3 lame attempts.
Jonathan Emett - Lead dog - 21/Feb/12 with dan

NaomiHart - Lead RP - 15/Feb/12 with Peter Hart

tim newton - Lead dog - 25/Jan/12 with matt

will909 - TR - Jan/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 25/Nov/11

eddieclimb - Lead O/S - 23/Jan/11 with Tom Rogers, Rebecca Edwards

John 'B' Hutchinson - Lead RP - Sep/10 with Steve, Johnny, Holly

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd - 03/Jan/10 with loundsy

Hidden - Lead RP - 02/Jan/10

Sting in the tail with the last move!
Dave Warburton - Lead RP - 12/Sep/09 with Franco Cookson

SMc - Lead - Apr/09 with Anne

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 29/Dec/08 with Ash

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/Dec/08

Hidden - Lead dog - 28/Dec/08

RD - Lead O/S - 2007

Gus - Lead O/S - Mar/05 with alan cassidy, gypsy thieving b*stard

Hidden - Lead β - 29/Dec/03

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