DESPLOMILANDIA


Set in the hills way above the confines of El Chorro, and peering out over the picturesque turquoise lakes of Ardales, are the excellent crags that are collectively referred to as Desplomilandia. There is a good deal of climbing here for more experienced climbers but nothing really for those operating in the 'green spot' grades. For climbers looking for harder routes though, there is plenty on offer and all of it on immaculate rock, and in a shady setting.

Routes

135 sport routes (5...8b)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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El Triangulo
Set slightly apart from the other popular crags at Desplomilandia is El Triangulo - a crag with...
17
Sport
Evening sun
Uphill

5 mins

Dry in the Rain
sheltered
152
El Cable
A fine towering section of cliff with a handful of tremendous long pitches, on excellent rock and...
13
Sport
No sun
Uphill

5 mins

sheltered
153
La Vida Misma
A long shady escarpment of excellent and well-featured rock. The pleasing grade spread makes this a...
19
Sport
Evening sun
Uphill

7 mins

sheltered
155
Sector Buena Sombre
A fine section of cliff that has been fully developed since the last Rockfax guide. The bulging...
36
Sport
No sun
Uphill

3 mins

Dry in the Rain
sheltered
156
La Boda
A very pleasant section of crag that has lots of good mid-grade pitches and a few harder ones. The...
18
Sport
Evening sun
Uphill

10 mins

sheltered
158
Poza de la Mona
Located away from the bulk of the crags at Desplomilandia, the long low walls of Poza de la Mona...
34
Sport
Evening sun
Uphill

5 mins

sheltered
160
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  • Latest Comments

    For DESPLOMILANDIA

    Efecto secundario
    "0 stars, 6b, an overrated route on an overrated section of cliff." 15/Mar

    Debora cuerpos
    "A lot of fun, with a cool start (with the hidden pocket) a tough crux move or tw..." 30/Jan top50

    El anillo perdido
    "Super, varied route." 03/Dec

    Autan
    "3d climbing on polished holds, bolts look ok from the ground but felt spaced on ..." 15/Sep

    Excrementos
    "The name of the climb describes the climb very accurately. No idea how it got 3 ..." 27/Jul

    La fea
    "I agree with Brian, good route though." 11/Jun

    Pina disfruta
    "felt more like 7c. Hard bouldery squence at the end of the tufa and pumpy moves ..." 05/Mar

    La decepción
    "Sorry my comment above should have been for uretrofilo." 29/Jan

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