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Table of contents

1. Santiago 45 routes in Crag

Summary:
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seasonality
Sport and Unknown

Long/Lat: -70.663815, -33.093585

1.1. Las Chilcas 0 routes in Crag

Unique Features And Strengths:

Basically the first sport crag near Santiago.

Approach:

This used to be one of the easiest and shortest approached crags in Chile, with parking and cliffs just off the highway. Unfortunately, the highway is currently (April 2014) under construction in this region and access to the cliffs is unclear. It should still be possible to hike back from the Torofrut store and restaurant near Llaillay but the construction equipment combined with the highway makes this a less than desirable area to climb right now.

1.2. Chacabuco 0 routes in Crag

1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano 14 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 La Fogata 18Unknown 28m
2 Mamagallo 18Unknown 25m
3 Ocho Pinochio 23Unknown 25m
4 Estrecho Maganelles 17Unknown 20m
5 Expotencial 17Unknown 20m
6 Principante 16Unknown 15m
7 Sueno Kabaticus 18Unknown 30m
8 Ratokil 16Unknown 30m
9 Geisha 22Unknown 20m
10 Coonstelaciones 17Unknown 25m
11 Pajaritos 16Unknown 30m
12 Blue crack 15Unknown 20m
13 Red crack 15Unknown 20m
14 Metolius 21Unknown 18m

1.4. El Arrayán 31 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: -70.455071, -33.334217

Unique Features And Strengths:

Beautiful setting with many well bolted sport routes.

Description:

Known as "El Bosque Mágical" (The Magical Forest), this area is beautiful. The base of the cliff is well shaded, making it comfortable to climb even on the hottest summer days. The rock is basalt and the routes tend to be more technical than physical. The routes are all bolted to modern standards and there are a range of difficulties, ranging from 5.6 to 5.13s and up. The area can get quite busy on the weekends but will be quieter during the week.

Access Issues:

On private land. The land owner Eduardo will come by to collect a small fee ($1000 pesos, about $2US) per person. Please respect the land by packing out all your trash and staying on the stone lined paths.

Approach:

Take the road Camino del Cajón until the pavement ends and park here, roughly at S33.333284, W70.462260 . From here walk further along the dirt road until a gated, private dirt road branches off to the right. Follow this through the gate until you reach a dry river bed. On the left is a stone lined path. Take this until you reach the crag.

History:

This area has only recently been developed, starting around 2006.

1.4.1. Zona 1 10 routes in Sector

Summary:
Description:

The first area on your left when entering. Contains several harder routes.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Pata de vaca 5.12aSport
2 Por Tutatis 5.12cSport
3 Wena choro 5.12cSport
4 La cadena 5.12bSport
5 Piteate un flaite 5.12aSport
6 La wenasa 5.10dSport
7 Tu culito saca llama 5.11bSport
8 Ramera rencorosa 5.12dSport
9 El diedro 5.10cSport
10 Quiltro 5.13Sport

1.4.2. Zona 2 7 routes in Sector

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Tranquitronco 5.11cSport
2 Kiltro 5.13Sport
3 Sika gay 5.12dSport
4 Geko 5.13dSport
5 Ojo piojo 5.12cSport
6 Chapa la que cuelga 5.11aSport
7 La leona 5.12bSport

1.4.3. Zona 3 11 routes in Sector

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Taco de gato 5.10dSport
2 Pasa la quina 5.11aSport
3 Caupolican 5.10bSport
4 La señora de Caupolican 5.10dSport
5 Jesu 5.11aSport
6 Diedro de Andrés 5.9Sport
7 Le ley de Murphy 5.11bSport
8 Ándate tranqui 5.11bSport
9 Unknown 1 5.11bSport
10 Unknown 2 5.8Sport
11 Unknown 3 5.6Sport

1.4.4. Zona 4 3 routes in Sector

Summary:
Description:

The cliff to the right (south) upon entering.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Missis Robinson 5.10cSport
2 Arrancando del marido 5.11bSport
3 Las lecciones

Climb technical face and corner moves straight up inside a large corner under a roof. Pull the roof to good holds and continue up and left with easier moves.

5.10dSport

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
5.6 Unknown 3 Sport 1.4.3. Zona 3
15 Blue crack Unknown 20m 1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano
Red crack Unknown 20m 1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano
5.8 Unknown 2 Sport 1.4.3. Zona 3
16 Pajaritos Unknown 30m 1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano
Principante Unknown 15m 1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano
Ratokil Unknown 30m 1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano
5.9 Diedro de Andrés Sport 1.4.3. Zona 3
17 Coonstelaciones Unknown 25m 1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano
Estrecho Maganelles Unknown 20m 1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano
Expotencial Unknown 20m 1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano
18 La Fogata Unknown 28m 1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano
Mamagallo Unknown 25m 1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano
Sueno Kabaticus Unknown 30m 1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano
5.10b Caupolican Sport 1.4.3. Zona 3
5.10c El diedro Sport 1.4.1. Zona 1
Missis Robinson Sport 1.4.4. Zona 4
5.10d La wenasa Sport 1.4.1. Zona 1
La señora de Caupolican Sport 1.4.3. Zona 3
Taco de gato Sport 1.4.3. Zona 3
Las lecciones Sport 1.4.4. Zona 4
21 Metolius Unknown 18m 1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano
5.11a Chapa la que cuelga Sport 1.4.2. Zona 2
Jesu Sport 1.4.3. Zona 3
Pasa la quina Sport 1.4.3. Zona 3
5.11b Tu culito saca llama Sport 1.4.1. Zona 1
Le ley de Murphy Sport 1.4.3. Zona 3
Unknown 1 Sport 1.4.3. Zona 3
Ándate tranqui Sport 1.4.3. Zona 3
Arrancando del marido Sport 1.4.4. Zona 4
22 Geisha Unknown 20m 1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano
5.11c Tranquitronco Sport 1.4.2. Zona 2
23 Ocho Pinochio Unknown 25m 1.3. Cajón del Maipo, El Manzano
5.12a Pata de vaca Sport 1.4.1. Zona 1
Piteate un flaite Sport 1.4.1. Zona 1
5.12b La cadena Sport 1.4.1. Zona 1
La leona Sport 1.4.2. Zona 2
5.12c Por Tutatis Sport 1.4.1. Zona 1
Wena choro Sport 1.4.1. Zona 1
Ojo piojo Sport 1.4.2. Zona 2
5.12d Ramera rencorosa Sport 1.4.1. Zona 1
Sika gay Sport 1.4.2. Zona 2
5.13 Quiltro Sport 1.4.1. Zona 1
Kiltro Sport 1.4.2. Zona 2
5.13d Geko Sport 1.4.2. Zona 2