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1. Guatemala 66 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: -90.425597, 15.592652

1.1. Casa Boulder 0 routes in Gym

Unique Features And Strengths:

Bouldering gym in Guatemala City

Description:

A great place to meet local climber and get all the info on where to climb in Guatemala. Imagine if you converted your house into a bouldering gym - that's what Casa Boulder is. It's not just a place for locals to train mid week, it's also a social spot. If you need a place to stay they can hook that up too.

1.2. Pacoc 0 routes in Crag

1.3. Cerro Quemado 5 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Unknown

1.3.1. The Chocolate Wall 3 routes in Crag

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1.3.2. La Vertical 2 routes in Crag

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1.3.3. Mundo Perdido 0 routes in Crag

1.4. Lake Amatitlan 61 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: -90.607432, 14.492724

Unique Features And Strengths:

45 minutes from Guatemala City, Amatitlan is a common destination for climbers that live in La Ciudad.

Description:

Amatitlan has about 30 sport routes from 5.9 through to 5.12s for the most part technical, crimpy face climbing, and amazing views out over the lake.

Approach:

Access is free if you take the original trail, there is a better maintained trail that runs from Julio's store and access is 5Q N14°29’18,32’’ | W-90°36’39,593’’

1.4.1. Sector 1 6 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport
Description:

A newly developed area, trad climbing potential

Esta área esta recién desarrollada, hay potencial para escalada tradicional.

1.4.2. Sector 2 9 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport

1.4.3. Sector 3 17 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport
Description:

The highest density of climbs and the most traffic occurs in this area. This area has seen the biggest development in recent years, you can definitely get a taste of the climbing style in Amatitlan with crimps, technical moves and a little less than vertical angles.

La densidad más alta de vías y el tráfico de escaladores más grande ocurre en esta área. Este sector ha tenido el desarrollo y equipamiento más grande en años recientes, si quieren una muestra del estilo de escalada de Amatitlán este es el lugar indicado con movimientos técnicos, agarres pequeños y ángulos un poco menos que verticales.

1.4.4. Sector 4 7 routes in Sector

Summary:
Mostly Sport
Description:

This Sector boasts the highest concentration of climbs in a single wall, it sees less traffic since the approach started from Julio´s store. It is possible to walk around to set up any top rope. Bolts here were originally pegs, all of them hand drilled by self-taught Guatemalan climbers using makeshift gear. The routes are quite short and have been retro-bolted and are well protected.

Este sector tiene la concentración más alta de vías en una única pared, ve menos tráfico desde que el acercamiento desde la tienda de Julio se abrió. Es posible escalar por atrás para montar cualquier yo-yo. Las chapas eran originalmente pines, los agujeros abiertos a mano por guatemaltecos auto didactas usando equipo improvisado. Las vías son bastante cortas y han sido re equipadas con chapas y están bien protegidas.

1.4.5. Sector 5 9 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport
Description:

Some climbs have a fairly decent amount of shade. This area has lots of potential for bolting long pitches and mixed climbs, the rock is just waiting for someone with a cleaning brush who envisions the lines. Maquina del tiempo is a clear example of the climbs that can be bolted in this area.

Algunas vías tienen una cantidad de sombra decente. Esta área tiene mucho potencial para equipar vías largas y vías mixtas, la roca solo está esperando por alguien que tenga un cepillo para limpiar y que tenga la visión. Máquina del tiempo es en claro ejemplo de las vías que se pueden armar en esta área.

1.4.6. Sector 6 13 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport
Description:

The highest crag at Amatitlan it has the best views out over the lake and a cool chimney to approach.