Climbs 24
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 207m a.s.l
Faces NE

Caliza, El Chorro © Patrick Pearce

Crag features

Interesting features and textures and although relatively short routes for the area much different to almost everything else. With varying gradients of rock and styles of climbing, boulder moves on the routes to the right make way for slightly longer but more sustained routes in the middle and left.

An Approach as good as they get and shaded from just after midday till it's dark. Great views of Frontales and the Gorge just try look beyond the road and power cables, worth a trip or two especially in the evening.

Approach notes

From El Chorro village drive down and across the dam, turn right at the junction for the Bobastro ruins and Desplomilandia. Continue along for about 500 meters and the crag will appear on your left with plenty of room for parking.

As of August 2013 a road barrier has been built at the base of some of the routes to the left and a ditch been dug along the majority of the crag's base, though climbing is still possible.


El Chorro

A full colour guidebook dedicated the area around El Chorro in Andalusia in Spain. Covering the famous Gorge and all the fine crags near the village, plus many superb outlying areas. The book is in the modern Rockfax style with full colour photo topos, descriptions, symbols and maps, plus loads of excellent action shots.
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Caliza Left
2 Caliza 6b+ 20
3 02 6a+ 3
4 Parecia Mas 6a+ * 25
5 Aranpicare Con Adan 6b * 14
6 La Agujeritos 6a  
7 No Mas Te
6a 17
8 Harte Un Te
5c 20
9 Santiana (Santi & Ana)
4c 32
10 Maria
5b 11
11 Pablo
5c 14
12 Lorena
5c 12
13 Daniel
5c 10
15 Medio Dia
6a 14
16 Juantanamera 6b+ * 13
17 Diurna 6a 15
18 Nocturna 6a 19
19 13 6a 6
20 14 6a+ * 8
21 15 6a+ 7
22 16 6b * 6
  Caliza Right
24 Guscamayo
7b 3
25 18
6c+ 2
26 19
27 Diedro Guanamino 6b  

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