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Derecha del Espolón*** 5a

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[Climbing in baking heat with a Euro-House soundtrack., 2 kb]242m, 4 pitches. reason. Start just right of the fall-line from the groove on the right-hand side of the pillar at a well-trodden area. 1) 4+, 60m. Wander up easy slabs to the 1st bolt then climb the groove via the odd tricky move past one stance to another on the tip of the tower - 10 bolts. 2) 5, 38m. Climb the face trending slightly leftwards until a short tricky wall (the crux - avoidable further left) leads to a groove. Up this to a good stance out on the left. 3) 4, 32m. Trend right up the wall by good sustained climbing then move up and left to a small exposed stance. 4) 4+, 28m. Up the face until a couple of tricky moves lead to easier ground. Up the gully to a stance. The abseil descent is 30m left, just beyond a bush. © ROCKFAX
FA. J.Fenor, A.Vera 1960s 1965

Photo: Climbing in baking heat with a Euro-House soundtrack. © Chris Manasseh
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This climb is in 34 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Mar/14

Dave Latimer - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead - 27/Mar/14

Hidden - AltLd - 24/Mar/14

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

Jeanie led 1st & 3rd pitches
Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd O/S - 22/Mar/14 with Jeanie

Led pp 1+3
Chris Manasseh - AltLd - 14/Feb/14 with Nick Manasseh

Kid Spatula - AltLd O/S - Dec/13

good route. the descent is very straightforward. as a guide we were up and down in 2.5 hours
brianrunner - AltLd - 24/Feb/13 with steve wells

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Dec/12

gjd - Lead O/S - 13/Dec/10 with Joe

Repeated 3rd pitch.Whole climb fully worth its 3 stars.
nzrock - Lead RP - 12/Sep/10 with DH

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Mar/10

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Mar/10

Lead 1st and 3rd pitch
Adam Potter - AltLd O/S - 07/Nov/09 with Seema Desai

richardhopton - AltLd - 22/Oct/09 with d.endicott1

Darren_R - AltLd O/S - Dec/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/08

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 15/Oct/08

Scary abseil!
andybeanland - Lead O/S - 13/Oct/08 with Dad

back off from 1st stance due to potnetial sun stroke from rob
Crewey-Si - Lead dnf - 21/Apr/08 with Rob

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 21/Apr/08

I led pitches 1 and 3
Simon Caldwell - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/08 with Carmen

First multi pitch on Spanish rock. Superb.
dangerousoldfool - AltLd O/S - Mar/08 with CarlT

dangerousoldfool - AltLd O/S - Mar/08 with CarlT

Andy Say - AltLd - 19/Dec/07 with nick colton

led 1st
jcurley - AltLd O/S - 27/Oct/07 with Horace

max_chan - AltLd O/S - 22/Mar/07 with Lou

ChrisJD - AltLd - 25/Nov/06 with Clare

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/06

John Postlethwaite - AltLd O/S - Oct/06 with liam

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 17/Dec/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/05

Nice route, epic abseil down in the dark!!
timharrison - AltLd O/S - 01/Mar/05 with Dominic Holdem

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Style of ascent

Lead10 of 34 (29.4%)
Followed3 of 34 (8.8%)
Alt Leads21 of 34 (61.8%)

'Climbed'10 of 34 (29.4%)
clean O/S21 of 34 (61.8%)
clean RP1 of 34 (2.9%)
dnf2 of 34 (5.9%)