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Las Encantadas

Malaga / El Chorro, SPAIN

Climbs 52 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 375m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
The magnificent cliff of Las Encantadas - the Enchanted Crag - lives up to its name. It is set in a commanding position, overlooking the valley that runs down to Málaga, and has a set of routes that deserve the attention of all climbers who enjoy long, sustained and technical wall climbs; the harder routes especially are amongst the best in the area. If the crag has a fault then it is that it catches all the sun that is going and turns into an unbearable oven in warm conditions.

Access notes
Las Encantadas is reached from El Chorro village by following the road past the Station Bar and carrying straight on up out of the village on the road to Valle de Abdalajis. After 0.5km the road levels out and the crag comes into view on the left just above the road. On the road directly below the crag are pull-offs on the right - park here and walk back down the road a few metres to below the far left end of the crag. From here pick up a path that heads right to the base of the crag. For the upper crag use the same approach and from the right end of the lower crag walk and scramble up rightwards to the upper crag. Do not approach the crag directly above the building below the crag.

El Chorro (2008), Andalucia (2005),
Out of print: El Chorro MiniGuide (2005), Costa Blanca. Mallorca, El Chorro (2001), Costa Blanca. Mallorca, El Chorro (1998), Costa Blanca. Mallorca, El Chorro (1996), Andalusian Rock Climbs (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Bolondro6a+ 12
3Nombre Propio6a 112
4Playmobil6a 86
5Bohem Destrell6a+ 141
6Poum Poum Ram Ram6a *80
7Tipo Poloki6a+ *27
8Para Que Disfrute La Canalla6b **230
9Crisis De Identidad6a+ 202
10The Rib (Guerrera)6a+ **241
11Unknown 6a To Right Of The Rib6a 45
12La de Seba6b 31
13Atenea4a *134
14Geisha6a *101
15Programa Genocida6c **169
16Programa Genocida - Alternative Start6b **18
17Manon Tropo7b *20
18Por el interes te quiero Andres7b **4
19Las mulas comen muchas cuerdas8a+ ***1
20Un Lait Fraiche Pour Le Monsieur7b **31
21Generacion Limite7b+ ***27
23Mama Endika8a+ ***1
24Deseo en Vida8a **9
25Last Minute (Kom Ombo)7a **61
26Bueno, bonito y barato6c+ **66
27Chorro mundu7a+ **51
28La ley del Cateto6c+ ***118
 Climb nameGradex
29Mataillos Lugarenos6c **116
30Artemisa5c 57
32Tipo indio7b+ 2
33No me miras mal8a  
34No puedo controlarme6c+ 8
35Espoloa nombrada7a+ 17
36Un poco vicioso7a+ *1
37Mezcla explosiva8a ** 
38Kit Grimpe7b+ **6
39Gros Rouge7b ***58
40Redders7a **114
41Sara7a+ ***87
42Bailando Con Osos7b **8
43Dura vide de la un frekee6c+ ***51
44Fiebra de sur7a **63
45Right of Fiebra de Sur7a **4
47Preparate en los Bodegegas6c 2
48Bedees6b+ 4
49Einfach Zu Einfach6b 3
51Trio De Chapas 6b 1
52El Mato Almeja *6a 3
53Dogs In The Moonlight *6b **3
54Kobb Klubb *6a+ 2
55George's Marvellous Medicine *6a+ 3
56He's Got The Jaén *6a ** 
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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