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Montserrat Cara NorteBarcelona, SPAIN
Climbs 1 – Rocktype Conglomerate – Altitude 1000m a.s.l – Faces all
Multipitch and single pitch bolted climbing from grade 3 up.
Climbs at this crag
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
1 hour by train from Barcelona, 45 minutes' drive from the airport; ample climbing accessible by foot - no need for a car.
Accessible by car or by public transport via the gondola at the train station. Bird bans can be in place - Tourist Information are available on 00 34 93 877 77 77 and information also available via http://www20.gencat.cat/portal/site/patronatmontserrat (00 34 93 402 46 00). These do not currently affect the Sant Benet and Gorros areas in Spring and Summer.
A definitive guidebook to the Sant Benet area (in Catalan but with detailed topos) can be bought from the monastery gift shop at http://botiga.montserratvisita.com/productes.php?cp=8&idm=3&pag=8 (00 34 93 877 77 10) as can a 1:10,000 map.
Chris Bonington has written blog entries about Montserrat: http://bonington.com/l-escala-and-montserrat-blog.html
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