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Castellet de Calp

Calpe, SPAIN

Climbs 37 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 197m a.s.l – Faces N

Access notes
There are two possible approaches, from the north or the south. If travelling from the north along the N332 pass Calpe and then turn in to the Maryvilla complex (this is a no-left-turn so pass the junction and turn back north at the lay-by around the bend). Once in the Maryvilla follow the road and take all the right turns which are signposted to Castellet de Calp. Park near the rough track entrance (next to a villa) and then follow this wide track which heads towards the Castellet (3 or 4 minutes). This joins up with the other approach.

Alternatively when travelling from the south on the N332, take the turning into the Mascrat complex. Follow the road to the base and pass the gorge the take the turning onto the new road that leads upwards to the Castellet and the Toix ridge. At the top park at the turning point and find the path leading around to the north face.

The path is marked by a number of cairns and takes a couple of minutes to reach Cueva Peque–a. Pass the black tree and reach the edge of the face close to a electricity pylon. Follow the path down and either climb over two large boulders or skirt these by going right. The Sector Cueva Peque–a is above you. Use the fixed rope to assist you in gaining the cave.

Sector Cueva Grande is across to the right at the same level.

For the central wall follow the path down the hillside, initially away from the walls then back to them÷allow 5 minutes approach time.

Guidebooks
Spain : Costa Blanca - Rockfax App (2014), Spain : Costa Blanca (2013)

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