Climbs 65
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 298m a.s.l
Faces S

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Crag features

Alcalalí is an eastward extension of Murla, just west of its eponymous settlement. It faces south, and has been extensively developed since the last guide. It is now home to an excellent set of routes across the more accessible grades. It is often busy.

The crag faces due south and can get very hot because of its recessed position. It will seep after heavy rain and doesn't offer any shelter in the rain.

Approach notes

The best approach is from Benissa (N332 and/or AP-7 junction 63 depending on whether you are coming from Calp or the motorway). From here take either the CV-745 via Senija, or the CV-750, towards Xaló/Jalon. Drive through here and on for 3km to the town of Alcalalí. At the T-junction in town turn left then immediately right (signed 'Murla'/'Orba'). Continue down here for about 1km until a large parking area on the bend (with 'No Entry' signs on either end!) Ignore these and park here. Walk along the road to the bend (there is room for 2-3 cars here - although it is usually full) and the crag is above.

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Spain : Costa Blanca

The 2013 edition of the popular Costa Blanca Rockfax. 456 pages, 3000 routes on over 40 crags. Covers sport climbing and trad climbing from Murcia, through Alicante, Benidorm and Calp, up to crags south of Valencia.
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A crag with some really excellent easier routes. It was good to meet up there with Pete Eccles who has been responsible for many of the routes and to climb a few with him. I look forward to trying some of his new routes at Murla on my next visit.
roger whetton - 17/May/16
Access to the right hand routes is now fenced off.
ChrisJD - 07/Feb/10
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Left 
2Bull-Tucker Trial5a **126
3Synnove5a **105
4Lilac Wine6a *109
5Recessed Slab & Crack6a **143
6Hola Patricia5c *66
7Gilyeat's Hammer5a *62
8Mono-slabic6a **128
9Hedgehog5a *44
10Glyndas Grimpe
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5a 17
11Hogswatch5c *99
12Hogfather5c **171
13Tasha Mitica4c **131
14Primero3+ *96
15Ceder o no Ceder4a *141
16Ainée4c **209
17Beginners' Rib4a *116
18Spare Rib4c *162
19Ribeye4c **161
20Cornered4c *129
21Deep Pockets5a 127
 Main 
23Stohlwitter6a *255
24Optas6a+ *113
25Yorkshire Lads6b **202
26Windle Poons6c **73
27Elendigliches6a+ ***295
28Sin Obsolescencia Program ada6c 4
29No Tocar Los Bloques6c+ 12
30Diferente Partes6c ***178
31Akram the Terrible7a ***118
32Corta y Dulce6b *60
33La Barra6b **63
34Esolero6b+ *64
35De Tomberelo6b *69
3640 Thieves6c+ **20
3740 Thieves Direct Start
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7b+ **8
38Cervell de Gel6b+ 9
39Cactus Climb6c **48
40Stolen Fruit7a ***39
41Heaven Can't Wait7a ***41
42Alcalali Eighteen7a+ 6
43Matrix6b+ *7
44Rosa Parks7a *10
45Busaba7a **46
46Sudoku6c+ *13
47Yoga Vertical
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6b *12
48Not known6b *6
49Multi-pitch Route6c *5
50Alegría de vivir7a ***22
51Isaac Junior6c+ **15
 Right-hand Sector (No Climbing) 
53AA Confidential
-
7a *3
54Left-hand Line
-
7a+ 2
55Hush Hush
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7b+ *1
56Cara Cortado
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7b+ *3
57Cave Route7b+ 7
58Escape6b 3
59Waylander7a 1
60Hyperbolic7a+ ***1
61Supa Tufa7b 6
62Bells of Parcent6b+ **10
63Orange Pocket6c **4
64Dead Funny7b+ **1
65Elephants Trunk7a **6
66Climb between Rosa Parks & Busaba
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7a 1
67Chapi *3 2
68Stohlwitter extension *1 1
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