Climbs 119
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 484m a.s.l
Faces all

Lewis Grundy in a fine position on Madrid For Ever (6c), Sector Xina at La Riba. © Alan James

Crag features

The impressive boulder-choked valley that restrains the river Brugent for much of its length between the town of La Riba and the perfectly proportioned hamlet of La Farena, is lined with limestone cliffs. The winding single track road that hugs the river’s edge gives easy access to many of the crags which have been developed along the valley, but supreme amongst these is the formation of Penya Roja.

There is something for every climber here except for those operating in the highest grades. Indeed for those wanting 5s, 6s and 7s you could do worse than spend a week’s holiday here alone. Many visiting climbers from outside Spain have been reluctant to try La Riba since it was wrongly credited by a French selected guide as being located in an industrial setting. The town of La Riba itself is home to some industrial complexes but is a good distance from the actual crags.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Cal Galliner 
2Mas que Nada
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6b+  
3La Treneta
-
6b  
4Nao Chora Bebeu
-
6b+  
5Wuichossoise
-
6c  
6Esparnallac
-
5c  
7Jambo
-
6a+  
8Melikilua
-
6b+  
9Tres Truffot
-
6c+  
 El Pedestal 
11Hakuna Matata6c  
12Curt i Distant7a *1
13Mala Baba7b+ *1
14La Chica de la Puerta7a * 
15La Chica Direct Start7b+  
16Mas Difficil Todavia7a **5
17Mas Difficil Direct Start7b+  
18Menjar Menjant6c **9
19La Via de Bryan6b+ ***26
20Eclipse6a+ **19
21Circulo Vicioso6a *14
22Ho Sento Molt5a 3
23Mastegetaxes
-
4c  
 Penya Roja 
25Karrum6c * 
26Chorben Nuden7a ** 
27GER
-
5c  
28Magi6a  
29Sotocarro
-
7a  
30Cal Fer-Ho7a *1
31Figuerola-Magriña6b ***2
32Directa6c *1
33Becon Legal6b+ 2
34Escupitajo
-
6c  
35Tatchung
-
6c  
36Directa Reus6b+ ***21
37Directissima6a+ ***32
38Missió Impossible7a+ ***11
39Didac6b+ * 
40Canal6a  
41Ilusión6a 1
42Pues de Moix6a+ *1
43Tomahauck6a *9
44Bernat pudent7a+ *1
45HLM5a *13
46Batusi4c 3
47Yak6a *6
48Memphis6c+ **7
49Miss Tinguet7b  
50Rothmans6a **23
51GEAM6c+ ***10
52Nit de Bruixes7a ** 
53Primordials5c **19
54Casta de Galan7a+ ** 
55Valls6c ***6
56Jonny Jetta6a+ *7
57Efebo Sonriente6b *5
58Aleix6a **15
59Tirate que esta Bajito6a **9
60La Lina5a 2
61Los que Huyeron del Terror5c 1
62Banzo-Saez5a 1
63Panini di Paura6c+ ***4
64El mon Magic del Magic Bruffi7a ***5
65Massagran6c+ **2
66Sense Nom4c  
67Mala Pell7b  
68De l'Eduard6b+  
69Santacana6a+  
70Empotrillo
-
6b  
71Cristo versus Arizona7a * 
72Gitano Blanc
-
6a *2
73La Serpentina
-
6a+  
 Pilo Suicida 
75Resaca Verbenera6a+  
76Malporro6a  
77Alerga-Bonet6b  
78Sopa de Ganso
-
6a+  
 La Penya Darrera El Pilo 
80Ploms
-
6a  
81Via dén Pau
-
6b  
82Brut com un Xino
-
6a+ **2
 La Xina 
84Rabo de Hierro
-
6c  
85Mi Churrin
-
6a+  
86Marcel5c *6
87Pilar Lagarto6a *11
88Tian an Men6b+ **4
89Alegre-Bonet5a  
90La Daga y el Punal6b *7
91Madrid for Ever6c **8
92Coll Torçat7a *2
93Codigo de Marras6c+  
94Comando Violeta7a+ **5
95Jocs de Llit7c **6
96Vendetta7c ***5
97Durruti Column7c+ **2
98Amaneca que no es Poco7a+ ***7
99Todo es Possible en Domingo7b *1
100Fino Laina
-
6c+ **1
101Pecatta Minutta7c **1
 Boulders 
103La Font
-
f7A ***5
104Vallabrigues
-
f7A ***1
105Romofobia
-
f7A ***2
106Hot Line
-
f7A+ ***2
107Power Test
-
f7A+ ***1
108El Caçador Caçat
-
f6C+ **1
109Saltimbanqui
-
f7B **1
110El Capità
-
f6C ***1
111Tomb de Clau
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f7B+ **1
112Men in Black
-
f6C+ **1
113Nuria
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f7A+ ***1
114La Cansaladeta
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f6A+ ***2
115Al Tanto que va de Canto
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f6A ***1
116Bravo 40
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f6C ***1
117El Trapezista
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f6C+ ***3
118No Tinc Peus
-
f6A+ ***2
119La Salamandraf6B ***2
120Cantofobiaf6A ***2
121Clot Way
-
f6C **2
122Nyec
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f6A+ ***2
123El Xaluf6A **2
124Bookwormf6B ***1
125Els Catetsf6C **2
126Pitagoresf6A **2

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