134m, 4 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A good climb, interesting and quite popular. Start at a scratched arrow up and right of the mine-workings.
1) 4+, 30m. Climb the slab and short steep groove then a series of short walls before traversing left to a good stance.
2) 5, 30m. Up the wall - tricky in places, with spaced bolts - to the groove passing the left end of the roofs. Up this to a stance.
3) 4, 20m. Trend left up slabs more easily then climb up into the base of a groove and up this to a small stance.
4) 4+, 30m. Continue up the groove then trend left and right up the wall to the big roof. Move left to a recess and climb the right wall to easy ground. © Rockfax

FA. J.Montesinos, Brugarolas, M.Jaén 1962

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Harry Ikin 2 Apr, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Great climb. The fourth pitch is low on bolts and taxing for F4+. The final wall is a shock at the end.
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βeta: Great climb. The fourth pitch is low on bolts and taxing for F4+. The final wall is a shock at the end.
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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
peterbradshaw101 8 Apr AltLd
with lithos
with lithos
lithos 8 Apr AltLd P2 and P4. Stupidly high first bolt on P1 and quite run out, have to wander left and right to find easiest climbing. P2 I thought stiff for 5 more like 5+ and not as spaced bolts as P1. 3 &4 were much easier climbing, 3 being very pleasant and 4 having a heap of tat for gear, very odd to have a few bolts and faded tat and wire threads in the mix. Good climbing though.
P2 and P4. Stupidly high first bolt on P1 and quite run out, have to wander left and right to find easiest climbing. P2 I thought stiff for 5 more like 5+ and not as spaced bolts as P1. 3 &4 were much easier climbing, 3 being very pleasant and 4 having a heap of tat for gear, very odd to have a few bolts and faded tat and wire threads in the mix. Good climbing though.
RaphaelRemis 21 Feb AltLd O/S
with Rosa
with Rosa
Ricki 8 Feb AltLd Led p1 and p3. Nice route, bit run out in places. More enjoyable climbing than Carillo Cantabella.
Led p1 and p3. Nice route, bit run out in places. More enjoyable climbing than Carillo Cantabella.
camara_p 7 Feb AltLd Really fun route, led 2 and 4. Pitch 2 seemed the least runout contrary to description and some manky slings/cord protecting pitch 4. Pitch lengths are underestimated in the guide.
with Ricki
Really fun route, led 2 and 4. Pitch 2 seemed the least runout contrary to description and some manky slings/cord protecting pitch 4. Pitch lengths are underestimated in the guide.
with Ricki
Stuart Macfarlane 27 Mar, 2018 AltLd rpt Jeanie led pitches 2 & 4
with Jeanie
Jeanie led pitches 2 & 4
with Jeanie
BTphonehome 1 Feb, 2018 AltLd O/S P2 and 4. Decent route and fun descent.
with tmawer
P2 and 4. Decent route and fun descent.
with tmawer
tmawer 1 Feb, 2018 AltLd O/S Great little expedition.
Great little expedition.
Neverathome 31 Jan, 2018 AltLd
with Jim Althans
with Jim Althans
phil456 15 Nov, 2017 AltLd O/S Lead P1,P3.
with Tim Reynolds
Lead P1,P3.
with Tim Reynolds
timreynolds 15 Nov, 2017 AltLd O/S Superb route. Fun descent including via ferrata.
with phil456
Superb route. Fun descent including via ferrata.
with phil456
gaz3212 11 Nov, 2017 AltLd O/S
Paul Sagar 7 Nov, 2017 Lead dnf Well then. Didn’t spot the very hidden belay at the end of the first pitch. Kept going. Thought I could link the two “30 meter” pitches on my 70m rope. But this was impossible as both pitches were in fact more like 40m. Couldn’t even see the second anchor. Had to rappelle down on a bail maillon. Then found the first anchor. Too far to throw the rope to Ali. Retreated all the way. WOMP WOMP.
Well then. Didn’t spot the very hidden belay at the end of the first pitch. Kept going. Thought I could link the two “30 meter” pitches on my 70m rope. But this was impossible as both pitches were in fact more like 40m. Couldn’t even see the second anchor. Had to rappelle down on a bail maillon. Then found the first anchor. Too far to throw the rope to Ali. Retreated all the way. WOMP WOMP.
Mark Eddy 9 Feb, 2016 AltLd An excellent route, well worth the drive south for. Pitch lengths are: 40m / 40m / 30m / 40m and abseils are 25m & 30m Blog gives more detail: http://www.mountain-journeys.co.uk/blog/venturing-south-of-alicante-orihuela
with Kim Jackson
An excellent route, well worth the drive south for. Pitch lengths are: 40m / 40m / 30m / 40m and abseils are 25m & 30m Blog gives more detail: http://www.mountain-journeys.co.uk/blog/venturing-south-of-alicante-orihuela
with Kim Jackson
Pero 21 Dec, 2015 AltLd
Juan Ruiz 29 Mar, 2015 AltLd O/S Led 1st and 3rd pitch
with Antonio Zarrias
Led 1st and 3rd pitch
with Antonio Zarrias
Hidden 26 Mar, 2015 AltLd O/S
Martin Bennett 14 Dec, 2014 -
with AlanB, RA
with AlanB, RA
Stuart Macfarlane 15 Nov, 2014 AltLd rpt Jeanie led pitches 2 & 4.
with Jeanie
Jeanie led pitches 2 & 4.
with Jeanie
Stuart Macfarlane 27 Mar, 2014 AltLd O/S Jeanie led pitches 1 & 3
with Jeanie
Jeanie led pitches 1 & 3
with Jeanie
Hidden 25 Mar, 2014 2nd
leemagowan 7 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S Mountain route, metal work at top, follow to abseil rings past an exposed walkway
Mountain route, metal work at top, follow to abseil rings past an exposed walkway
Robin Woodward ?Jan, 2014 Lead Lovely route and a proper adventure climb with the via ferrata/abseil descent. Last pitch has some interesting gear and a stiff finish. I think P4 was crux, other pitches mostly just moves off the belay.
Lovely route and a proper adventure climb with the via ferrata/abseil descent. Last pitch has some interesting gear and a stiff finish. I think P4 was crux, other pitches mostly just moves off the belay.
brianrunner 24 Feb, 2013 AltLd a very nice route. We thought it better than the rockfax 'top 50 ' route derecha del espolon
with steve wells
a very nice route. We thought it better than the rockfax 'top 50 ' route derecha del espolon
with steve wells
richardlongfils1986 3 Nov, 2010 2nd O/S
with claire morgan, ian dalloway
with claire morgan, ian dalloway
Christian Reynish 15 Oct, 2010 AltLd dnf Rained off after 1st pitch
Rained off after 1st pitch
Adam Potter 31 Oct, 2009 AltLd O/S
with Nick Hawkins
with Nick Hawkins
nick hawkins 31 Oct, 2009 AltLd O/S Led pitch 2 and 4
Led pitch 2 and 4
Hidden 7 Jan, 2009 Lead
steve prior ?Nov, 2008 AltLd
with Andy C
with Andy C
gordon henderson 25 Oct, 2008 AltLd
crisaitken 25 Oct, 2008 AltLd I only lead pitch 3
I only lead pitch 3
Simon Caldwell 8 Apr, 2008 AltLd O/S I led pitches 2 and 4. A fantastic route, better than Derecha del Espolon. Spaced gear, especially pitch 2, and a steep sting in the tail at the top.
with Lemming
I led pitches 2 and 4. A fantastic route, better than Derecha del Espolon. Spaced gear, especially pitch 2, and a steep sting in the tail at the top.
with Lemming
Hidden 24 Mar, 2008 AltLd
Danhan 24 Mar, 2008 AltLd
gordon henderson ??, 2008 AltLd O/S
James Pollard ??, 2007 AltLd G/U Great route. Poor choice of what time to start. Ran out of water and got burnt!
with Brendan Clough
Great route. Poor choice of what time to start. Ran out of water and got burnt!
with Brendan Clough
Hidden 25 Nov, 2006 AltLd
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