Rockfax Description
30m. A smart climb with lots of hidden holds. © Rockfax

Ticklists: ROCKFAX El Chorro: Top 50, El Chorro dreams - 6a to 6c+.

Hidden 02/Jan Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jan Lead
Hidden ?/Jan Lead
Liam Ingram 31/Dec/17 Lead O/S
with Karen Munro, Damon Davies, Sam Shilliday
CharlieMack 28/Dec/17 Lead O/S
with Mary, Simon Hughes, Mike, Megan Hughes
hfotheri 01/Dec/17 Lead dog

Had to rest just to get feeling back in my hands from the cold rock!

chrisbrown2050 28/Nov/17 Lead O/S

Took a while to figure out the last move

EBailey 24/Nov/17 Lead O/S
jack_44 21/Nov/17 Lead dog
keefe 21/Nov/17 Lead O/S
Garnham 20/Nov/17 Lead O/S
with Lucy s
Hidden 16/Nov/17 AltLd β
dabble 13/Nov/17 TR O/S
with Mark/Ada/Sally/Andy
richardt 09/Nov/17 Lead O/S
Alison Cairns 09/Nov/17 Lead β

Lovely route

with Andy McV, Rachel S
Hidden ?/Nov/17 Lead
spalmer0077 15/Sep/17 Lead β
Quitiweb 16/May/17 Lead O/S
with Raúl, philhaigh
katiet 04/May/17 Lead
Steve Shorrock 04/May/17 Lead
Hidden 02/May/17 Lead
Phil.Rudd 20/Apr/17 Lead O/S
richgibson 19/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Apr/17 Lead O/S
sopaz 09/Apr/17 Lead O/S

Went left at the top, possibly into the next route?

with Hattie
Hidden 04/Apr/17 Lead
connor_furness 31/Mar/17 Lead dnf
eb202 31/Mar/17 Lead O/S
aliceswoods 31/Mar/17 2nd
robbjackson 28/Mar/17 Lead O/S
with Harry
HRadecki 28/Mar/17 Lead
Wendy Watthews 02/Mar/17 Lead O/S

Got a bit lost and strayed into the 6c, stepped left and was back on route

with Beni
dickypips 27/Feb/17 Lead O/S
with gav
kennythescot 22/Feb/17 Lead β
Hidden 21/Feb/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Feb/17 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Feb/17 Lead O/S
James Smith ?/Feb/17 Lead O/S
Mike W ?/Feb/17 Lead O/S
stephenmckenzie 16/Jan/17 Lead O/S
with Sinclair Cooper
Hidden 11/Jan/17 Lead O/S
LuapRagas 11/Jan/17 Lead O/S
jobangles 04/Jan/17 Lead O/S
with Sam, Jana, Ezra
AdamBrown 02/Jan/17 Lead O/S
johnhan310 ?/Jan/17 Lead β
LDudill ?/Jan/17 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jan/17 Lead
kevinlee 29/Dec/16 2nd
pauline_chester 29/Dec/16 Lead O/S

Really liked the climbs as hidden holds

with Derek, Kev Lee
derekwwl 29/Dec/16 Lead O/S
Dawn_K_B 23/Dec/16 Lead O/S
rowland penty 16/Dec/16 Lead O/S
George Frisby 15/Dec/16 Lead O/S
with Rowland
wilchivs 14/Dec/16 Lead O/S
with James Taylor, Liv Pearson
Hidden 14/Dec/16 Lead rpt
Climbingenthusiast 14/Dec/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Dec/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 09/Dec/16 Lead O/S
mic_b 09/Dec/16 Lead O/S
with Ian
EllieWoods 08/Dec/16 Lead O/S
leowoods 08/Dec/16 Lead dog
with Gareth
stuartf 08/Dec/16 Lead O/S
timreynolds 08/Dec/16 Lead O/S
phil456 08/Dec/16 TR RP
with Andy Aiano
annihuovinen 23/Nov/16 2nd
davkeo 23/Nov/16 Lead O/S
Alex Thomson 16/Nov/16 Lead O/S
tiffanykate12 14/Nov/16 -
jackob 09/Nov/16 Lead O/S

Wicked route

Hidden 08/Nov/16 Lead rpt
sev 30/Oct/16 Lead O/S
DaveHo 26/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Janet G
Hidden 26/Oct/16 -
climbhannahclimb 10/Oct/16 Lead rpt
Tala A 01/Oct/16 Lead rpt
climbhannahclimb 26/Jul/16 Lead rpt
with Rachel
climbhannahclimb 14/Jun/16 2nd
with Beth Oates
Megamomaniac 30/Apr/16 Lead β
Hidden 13/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/16 Lead
Hidden 11/Apr/16 Lead
Ben Preston 02/Apr/16 Lead dog

Great route on a fantastic crag

Steffan Gwynn 25/Mar/16 2nd
ladempsey 24/Mar/16 TR
derekb 14/Mar/16 Lead O/S
kasha_gregson 03/Mar/16 2nd
with Bram
BTphonehome 03/Mar/16 Lead O/S
with Kasha
derekb 02/Mar/16 Lead
with Lorna
Seanthwaites 02/Feb/16 -
Danny Crump 02/Feb/16 Lead
with Clients
Circus 20/Jan/16 Lead dnf

Ran out of light and ended up bailing from the slab. May actually have been on the route to the right by this point. Hard to say as the bolts are all so close together.

with Seren
james1978 19/Jan/16 Lead O/S
with pam
NancyJones 16/Jan/16 TR dog
Justin T 16/Jan/16 Lead O/S
with Nancy
Senna 08/Jan/16 Lead O/S
Gloria 01/Jan/16 Lead rpt

Did this twice - super warm up

Cailean Harker ??/2016 -
Alex Handley 30/Dec/15 Lead O/S

Super average

with Adam
tash 28/Dec/15 Lead O/S
with ali k
ThunderBeest 28/Dec/15 Lead O/S
thel33ter 22/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Carl 20/Dec/15 Lead O/S

Pretty good route, not sure about top 50 personally

Hidden 14/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Dec/15 Lead rpt
Jan Masat 12/Dec/15 Lead
Hidden 01/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Chops 18/Oct/15 Lead RP
chris85 ?/Oct/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/15 Lead O/S
hansson 13/May/15 Lead O/S
with Simon
pulseroom 09/May/15 Lead O/S
with Tjebbe Svort
Mike Owen 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Elaine Owen
Hidden 18/Apr/15 Lead
Simon Caldwell 18/Apr/15 2nd

Failed to find the good hold and rested just below the start of the steep section. Gets 5+ in the local guidebook of random grades.

with Carmen
bobstones 17/Apr/15 Lead O/S
oodie72 14/Apr/15 Lead O/S
chancer 13/Apr/15 Lead O/S
WilliamD 05/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Little B 01/Apr/15 Lead O/S
tallginge ?/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with gunny
dprctr 30/Mar/15 Lead rpt
with Vicky, Hendrick
dh4096 07/Mar/15 Lead O/S

Warm up

Mike_Hayes 06/Mar/15 2nd
Rich Malcolm 06/Mar/15 Lead O/S
Calum Wadsworth 02/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Not that good really

with Bernie
Bernie L 02/Feb/15 Lead O/S
slowmotion ?/Feb/15 Lead
cmoxon ??/2015 -
Hidden 30/Dec/14 Lead O/S
skygodley 26/Dec/14 Lead O/S
with SarahM
Anna Maykova 25/Dec/14 Lead
with Ian
Ian MK 25/Dec/14 Lead O/S
with Anna
karlc 07/Dec/14 Lead O/S
with Conor1
mol 05/Dec/14 Lead
with Jesse
wyzfen 19/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Abi Chard 10/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Ian
pnorth 24/Oct/14 Lead

2 rests. Not hard though.

with Boys - TSCC
elyben 23/Oct/14 Lead
BarnDawg 10/Oct/14 Lead
Gloria 08/Oct/14 AltLd β
tam.sayers ?/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Georgina Brooke 11/Sep/14 -
justin c 02/Sep/14 Lead

A few good moves up a flake that's about it . Do the ones to the right or the 7a up the middle :)

Shortarse.Crowley ?/Sep/14 Lead β
with Justin Critchlow
Russell Blackaller 10/May/14 Lead O/S

Great route and my favourite crag in El Chorro. Will be back.

with Charlotte
Hidden 30/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Apr/14 Lead β
lithos 06/Apr/14 -


with Gav
Puma 05/Apr/14 Lead

A lovely climb.

Russtygibbons ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
richardashe ?/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Will Hunt 28/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Henry.Todman 18/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Craggyman 06/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Mar/14 2nd
Hidden 04/Mar/14 Lead
hervenuttall ?/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Matt W & The Olive Branch Crew
dprctr 27/Feb/14 Lead O/S
BarnDawg 27/Feb/14 2nd
Rich Malcolm 25/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Mike_Hayes 25/Feb/14 2nd
radioshed 24/Feb/14 Lead O/S
with Ross young, andy t
Plungeman 24/Feb/14 Lead O/S

Really quite chilly. Went here to avid rain and bailed to Abdalajis for sunlight.

with Ross
Ross Young 24/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Feb/14 Lead O/S
AJM 27/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jan/14 Lead O/S
philhaigh 26/Jan/14 Lead O/S
with Ed Babs, Mike Hawkins
Ed Babs 26/Jan/14 Lead O/S
with Phil Haigh, Mike Hawkins
CarolineH 10/Jan/14 Lead O/S
with Dave
ashtond6 02/Jan/14 Lead O/S
kp64zl ?/Jan/14 2nd O/S
KKilroy ??/2014 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Dec/13 Lead
Pathological_Climber 23/Dec/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Dec/13 Lead O/S
soundboy 19/Dec/13 Lead dog
Pete_Frost 26/Nov/13 Lead O/S

A little confusing with so many climbs starting so close together. Nice climbing.

with Nico Magnan
Hidden 12/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Nov/13 Lead O/S
KKilroy 11/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Nov/13 Lead β
scottski ?/Nov/13 Lead rpt
with A. Baguley
Hardcore Pat 28/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Chris Vanderz
Martin Bagshaw 19/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Neil Kerr, Danny Crump
Danny Crump 19/Oct/13 Lead
with Neil Kerr, Martin Bagshaw
Hidden 18/Oct/13 Lead β
ewanjp 18/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Rich Price, trannumrahim
Hidden 16/Oct/13 Lead O/S
steven 14/Oct/13 Lead O/S
with Ade
SGD 10/Oct/13 Lead O/S

excellent route.

Hidden 01/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Spillers 19/Sep/13 Lead
with Zoe Silsbury
Hidden 02/Sep/13 Lead rpt
Pat-H ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with mhairi
NelsonJ ?/Sep/13 Lead

This is a great climb! Really enjoyed it!

Hidden 19/Apr/13 Lead rpt
Adam_42 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Zappa Lymn
JanBella 11/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Sarah Pashley ?/Feb/13 Lead O/S
dale 42 ?/Jan/13 Lead O/S
pete johnson ?/Jan/13 Lead O/S
with Lun
Phil Layton 22/Dec/12 Lead O/S

Summoned up power when it got steep.

with tom south
Hidden 18/Dec/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 08/Dec/12 Lead β
Hidden 08/Dec/12 Lead
pete87abs 07/Dec/12 Lead O/S
with Rosie Crossley
Tala A 26/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Nov/12 Lead O/S
Charlie Zephyr Booth 10/Nov/12 AltLd
with michael kirby, martin broadhurst
Adamwillclimb 22/Oct/12 Lead O/S
elyben 22/Oct/12 TR
Hidden 18/Oct/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 17/Oct/12 Lead rpt
Marq 15/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Sep/12 Lead β
climbingsheep 09/Sep/12 Lead rpt
with Richard Williams
Hidden 17/Jun/12 Lead O/S
GrahamGiles 12/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Nick Low, Renna Clifford, Aaron Clifford, Gary Duke
Gary K Duke 12/Apr/12 2nd
malumb 05/Apr/12 Lead
with Dash, Rich Dagnam
mattgrange 23/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Steady enough

Hidden 22/Mar/12 2nd
Hidden ?/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Trevera 29/Jan/12 Lead
with nick sillem
Hidden 17/Jan/12 Lead rpt
Hidden 06/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jan/12 Lead O/S
marcb 06/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Bonzkars ??/2012 -
tom.ireson ??/2012 Lead O/S
RFWilkie 31/Dec/11 Lead O/S
theandthem 31/Dec/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Dec/11 Lead O/S
Jake Young 23/Dec/11 Lead O/S
with Paul
Hidden 22/Dec/11 Lead O/S
El3ctroFuzz 14/Dec/11 Lead O/S
with Tom White, Elaine Budden
Johann 05/Dec/11 Lead O/S
with Angus
ANC 05/Dec/11 Lead O/S
chrism225 ?/Dec/11 Lead O/S
with anna D
Anna duckett ?/Dec/11 Lead
Hidden ?/Dec/11 Lead
Philippa Arding 25/Nov/11 Lead
with helen pitt
Cardi 22/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Jamie Spain
Hidden 19/Nov/11 Lead RP
Hidden 17/Nov/11 Lead O/S
climbingpixie 17/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Andy
Paul Bowen 01/Nov/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Nov/11 Lead O/S
climbingsheep 21/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Richard Williams
Dougie Harvey 20/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Elsier 20/Oct/11 2nd
with Neil
Alasdair Fulton 20/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Neil Adams 20/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Dougie Harvey, Elsie, Ally F
Mike_Hayes 16/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Sarah Marks
albt 06/Oct/11 TR O/S
mr_nsglover 06/Oct/11 Lead RP
Hidden 06/Oct/11 Lead
Hidden 06/Oct/11 Lead O/S
jolucas ?/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with alex
James Malloch 15/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Andy
Hidden 29/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/May/11 Lead
Hidden ?/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S
eugeneth 19/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Max
conorjclarke 01/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Adam the American
Oliver Houston ?/Apr/11 Lead

Also not TOP 50, more sustained and better climbing than the previous one. Although, might have just felt like that in the rain!!

Haydn Jones ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Fatboy1000 ?/Apr/11 Lead β
Rock Lizard ?/Apr/11 Lead
centurion05 22/Mar/11 2nd
with patch
Hidden 22/Mar/11 Lead
Hidden 18/Mar/11 Lead O/S
John 'B' Hutchinson 17/Mar/11 Lead O/S
with Bean, Steve, Ina
quiffhanger ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Feb/11 Lead O/S
shazza65 23/Feb/11 TR
Hidden 16/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 07/Feb/11 Lead O/S
iccy 07/Feb/11 -
with Aidan
Hidden ?/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jan/11 TR RP
Hidden 02/Jan/11 Lead O/S
3 Names 02/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Jan/11 Lead O/S
givemetea 02/Jan/11 Lead O/S
Rory Shaw ??/2011 -
Julie Black ??/2011 Lead
stv ??/2011 Lead
with B, Beans, Ina
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
Ollie Rattue ??/2011 -
Hidden 20/Dec/10 Lead O/S
Dan Jenkin 20/Dec/10 Lead O/S
with Gordon Jenkin
Hidden 20/Dec/10 Lead β
alek 20/Dec/10 Lead O/S
johnpuddephatt 06/Dec/10 Lead O/S

Quite a bit of seepage after heavy rain, good though.

with Ryan Mole
RyMole 06/Dec/10 2nd O/S
neilh 10/Nov/10 Lead
Lenny 10/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Adam
scottski ?/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Nov/10 Lead
Chad123 16/Oct/10 AltLd O/S

Great warm up - lots of jugs!

with Emily
Rachel S 02/Oct/10 Lead rpt
with Ricardo Perales, Kate Gerard
LC ?/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Bespoke by Nature ?/Sep/10 Lead dog
with Siwan, jon ayrton
DannyK 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Katie
mr_nsglover ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Jun/10 Lead dog
Vince 08/May/10 Lead O/S
with Eric Pieuchot
JPGR 26/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Yvette
matthewjames 24/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Cherie McCormack, Mike Byrne, Matt Cooke, John Cheung
Hidden 24/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Glyn 23/Mar/10 AltLd O/S
with Jonny
gknyus 22/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Ahmad Wana
mynameisjen 22/Mar/10 Lead rpt

this and the following 2 routes to the right are good, but in some places the lines are too close and cross.

with segwin
Andrew Barker 22/Mar/10 Lead O/S
danoflynn 22/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Andy Chubb 21/Mar/10 Lead
with Guy Hustinx
Hidden 20/Mar/10 Lead O/S
tomhull 01/Mar/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/10 Lead O/S
JLS 09/Feb/10 Lead O/S
with Team El Chorro
Hidden 09/Feb/10 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 19/Jan/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jan/10 2nd
Ed Shaw 20/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with Chris Brady, Amy Horton
Hidden 18/Dec/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Dec/09 Lead O/S
mynameisjen 16/Dec/09 Lead O/S
dmoir 15/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with Juan
jacobjlloyd 14/Dec/09 Lead O/S
dswansonlow 14/Dec/09 Lead rpt
with Ivan
JonBrown 14/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with Dave
searla 13/Dec/09 Lead O/S
dswansonlow 13/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with Ivan
funsized 13/Dec/09 Lead O/S
mrstarwarsman 13/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with oli brend
chrism225 06/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with dave
thebigfriendlymoose ?/Dec/09 Lead O/S
with Stephen
pawelx 08/Nov/09 Lead O/S

hidden holds, fun

Sankey ?/Nov/09 Lead
with Luke
Simon Rackley ?/Nov/09 Lead O/S
with stan hodson
Hidden 22/Sep/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Jul/09 Lead O/S
Roberto ?/Jun/09 -
Alex Mason 15/May/09 Lead O/S

big hidden holds

leepip ?/May/09 Lead O/S
with al mason
Rachel S 25/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Chuck Taylor and Nick Kemp
Stuart S 20/Apr/09 Lead
with Richard Coventry & Brian Jameson
Hidden 17/Apr/09 Lead O/S
ASchwirtz 16/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Graham Iles 15/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Pete Robinson, Neil Cooper
Hidden 12/Apr/09 Lead
burto 01/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with hertha
CalumC 01/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Mike Todd ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Ed Booth 26/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Shaw Brown 18/Mar/09 Lead
with Jeb
craig d ?/Mar/09 -
with Paul Innes
Crille 20/Jan/09 Lead O/S
with Peter
Hidden 02/Jan/09 Lead dog
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Dec/08 Lead β
Hidden 29/Dec/08 2nd O/S
Martin Bennett 12/Apr/07 -

Very good (for a sport climb!)

with ChrisThis
goi.ashmore 05/Nov/06 Lead O/S
with Roy Thomas, John Bullock
Nicos 05/Dec/05 Lead O/S
arose ?/Sep/01 AltLd
with Tom Woodcock
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High 6a+
Mid 6a+
Low 6a+
High 6a
Mid 6a
Low 6a
High 5c
Mid 5c
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Style of ascent
Alt Leads
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