Orgiva

Climbs 75 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 417m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
A pleasant if unspectacular venue that's worth a visit if in the area. Save for a few trucks rumbling up the track, it's quiet and has a nice outlook. There are 11 crags on either side of a gorge, so always able to find sun or shade as required. Routes range from around 10m to 30m, most routes are fully bolted and equipped with good quality lower offs. A dirt road runs up the gorge, so you can belay by the car in some cases, but careful with parking. The area is in the Sierra Nevada Natural Park and Ruta de les mineros has a pleasant 8.2km circular walk which would take around 3hrs 30min to complete.

Topos can be found here http://sierranevadaguides.co.uk/rock-climbing-granada/

Access notes
The area is about a mile from the town of Orgiva, an interesting place full of craft shops and hippies. From the village or Orgiva, take the A348 south over the bridge and turn right onto the A346 signposted Motril. Go under the tunnel and follow the road for around 1km, then take the pull in on the left, signposted Mina Carriles.

Climbs at this crag

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42Shananda Fria7a+ 2
43Selva Negra6b+  
44El Show de Pako y Piko6a  
45Yo Equipaba El Potaba6a+ 3
46La de las Chapas de Oro6a 2
 CRAG 6  
48Que Mal Ideal6a+ 2
49B526a+ 1
50La Larga6a+ 3
51Caca6b 1
52Entre Dos Pinos6c+ 1
53Mierda5c 3
54Chiquita pero Bonita5c 2
55Espeolomcillo6a 1
 CRAG 7  
57Facile4a 5
58F/D4c 5
59Difficile5a 6
60Sin Nombre4c 8
61Sin Nombre5c 5
62Los Guiris5a 7
 CRAG 8  
64Tumbamientos6a 2
65Espolon6c 1
66La Cara Oculta de la Luna7a 2
67La Grieta Temblaera6b 2
 CRAG 9  
69Vertigo6b 2
 CRAG 10  
71Lo Que Viento se llevo6b 1
 CRAG 11  
73Avispas a Muerte7c  
74Babaresa6a 1
75El Cazo Volador6a+ 2
76El Aulaguerio5c 4
 CRAG 12  
78Route 14c 1
79Route 25a 1
80Route 36a 1
81Route 45c 1
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