Altitude 488m a.s.l
This is a very good crag with about 200 routes mostly based on the two sides of a limestone gorge close to the town. Routes are mostly single pitch 25-30m, but there are some extension second pitches available. The left hand side was developed in the 90's and consistes mostly of high grade 6 wall climbing on perfect quality grey limestone. The right hand side of the gorge is steeper in places and has more red rock. Also developed in the 90's the routes are again high quality with some grade 7's available. In April the left side of the gorge, L' Horta, Melodies and Pisuque stays in the shade until 1:30pm. The right hand side, Instinto and Los Huajolotes comes into the shade at 4:00pm. A continuation section of the left side under the castle, No Dogma, El Centinela and Modo 9 get the sun all day.
There are only a few names and grades at the base of the routes making the topos, 'Escalada en Castellon', Roca Espana 'Costa Blanca Nord or information from enlavertical.com pretty much essential, although there are sure to be other climbers around at weekends to help out.
Take the A23 motorway NW from the coast towards Teruel. Get off at junction 42 Jerica. There is extensive parking down by the river at the start of the gorge. One easy way to get to this is to turn right before the main part of town, immediately after the second speed bump. This takes you past the school to a T junction. Turn left and alongside the park to get to the parking in 300m. The streets of the town are not narrow by Spanish standards and there are several other ways.
From the parking a path leads along the left side 5-10 minutes. To get to the right side cross the small dam at the start of the path, 10 minutes.
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