Climbs 48
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 275m a.s.l
Faces NW

Kyle climbs with style. 7b redpoint © Ramon Marin

Crag features

L'Ocaive is the rocky tower south west of Ondara and Pedreguer. It is a large and rather vegetated looking crag which still has scope for further development. Most of the existing routes on the main face are in the mid-grades, giving pleasant climbing on steep, pocketed slabs. More-recent developments have concentrated on the most impressive feature of the crag, a large overhanging bay high on its right-hand side, this has increased the number of hard routes here.

A fine north-west-facing tower of a crag that is in the shade until mid-afternoon and thus is an ideal venue on hot days. Most of the cliff dries quite quickly but it is exposed to the wind.

Approach notes

L'Ocaive is situated south west of the small town of Pedreguer, which is just off the AP-7 to the north of Benissa and Calp. Turn off the AP-7 at junction 62, signed 'Ondara', then follow signs towards Pedreguer first on the N332, then turn right onto the CV-724. On the edge of Pedreguer, bear right at a small roundabout (signed towards Benidoleig). About 3km down this road, the crag is obvious on the hillside to your left. Turn left up a short track which is almost opposite a small surfaced road. You can also approach from Alcalalí by following the signs for Pedreguer. Park at the first level area up the track. Walk up the continuation track to a grotty flat spot. From the right-hand corner of this follow a good path rightwards up the hill and turn left onto a choice of paths that lead back left to the foot of the face. 

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The road up to the old quarry is horrendous. It is better to park lower down at the olive/almond groves. I dont think anyone would object.
icnoble - 12/Mar/08
The 7 km post on the approach is getting faded and is for an old road number. Better off to look for the new CV720 48km sign 20m further down the road to pedruger. P.S The locals seem to park up by the old quarry.
Mark Lloyd - 21/May/06
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Sector Placas Tochas
2 Lagarto cachas 7b+ 1
3 Signs of Life 6c 2
4 The Fly 6a 1
5 El bordillo de ilustro 4a 39
6 Cuerpo de mujer 6a ** 57
7 La esquina asesina 6a+ ** 41
8 Ocaive placas 4c * 53
9 Aluncina con la esquina 5c * 70
10 Correcte 7a *** 4
11 Si ta cais ta codos 6a 20
12 Si ta cais ta codos Extension 6c *** 5
13 No m'aclara 6a * 45
14 No m'aclara Extension 6b ** 22
15 El grajo del carajo 6b * 35
  Sector Maniaticos
17 Plac Manía 6a+ *** 85
18 No t'as veras 6a+ ** 69
19 Ampárate, no me toques 6a+ ** 51
20 Hombres de papel 6a * 84
21 El medio de Icaro 6c+ * 9
22 96 octanos 6a+ ** 40
23 Piel de gato 6a ** 50
24 El Incrédulo 6a 8
25 Corazón salado 6a+ * 18
26 Ella la araña 5c * 49
  Sector Cuevas
28 Anasazi
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7c  
29 Alimax
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7a  
30 Ostia Expansive 7b ** 9
31 Momo 7b 2
32 Basket Case 7a+ ** 24
33 Basket case left-hand finish 7b+ ** 2
34 Mala hierbe 6b+ * 27
35 La Pricessa de la Llosa 6b+ 2
36 Tengo 7a ** 6
37 Paraberol 7a ** 4
38 Ingeniarla urbana 8a ***  
39 Rosamonte 6c+ *** 67
40 Los primos 6c+ *** 29
41 Trocha calimnotaxa 7a ** 18
42 Route 7.5 7b+ ** 1
43 Cantxaca 7b ** 23
44 La culture del miedo 8a *** 8
45 El Camino de les Flores 8c *** 1
46 Palestina 7c ** 7
47 Gandalf 6c *** 78
48 Hole in One 7c * 1
49 Glue to Go 7b+ ** 10
50 The Unknown Wall 7c+ *  
51 Rubble 6c+  

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