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Table of contents

1. El Gorrito 8 routes in Sector

All Sport

Long/Lat: -77.347146, -10.087917


Sector "A" as marked on the overhead view of the entire crag

Access Issues: inherited from Hatun Machay

A local company "Andean Kingdom" (http://www.andeankingdom.com/) organizes a daily bus trips to and from the crag from Huaraz costing 25 Sols (10 USD) for each way for each person.

There is a modern hut with full kitchen and hot water located a 5min walk from the crag for 30 Sols (12USD) per night. You need to bring your own food, however beer is available at the hut.


From the hut walk directly toward the left corner of the crag, There you will find an archeological site, from here head to the right down the crag about 150 meters. Looking up you should fin an "ally" leading up to El Gorrito.

Descent Notes:

This crag is climbable all day.

Ethic: inherited from Hatun Machay

In agreement with the local community many areas of Hatun Machay have been declared “nature zones”. The aim is to preserve the ecological balance in the area whilst respecting the community’s land and cultural history.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Dieguito Flautero {FR} 6c Sport 12m
2 ** Sancho Panza {FR} 7a Sport 14m
3 ** Burro Cucharita {FR} 6c+ Sport 13m
4 ** Donde Está el Gorrito {FR} 7a Sport 12m
5 ** Carita de Gay {FR} 6c Sport 13m
6 ** Sukin Sin {FR} 8b Sport 15m
7 ** El más Tábano {FR} 7a+ Sport 16m
8 * El más Flogger {FR} 6a Sport 11m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
6a * El más Flogger Sport 11m
6c ** Carita de Gay Sport 13m
* Dieguito Flautero Sport 12m
6c+ ** Burro Cucharita Sport 13m
7a ** Donde Está el Gorrito Sport 12m
** Sancho Panza Sport 14m
7a+ ** El más Tábano Sport 16m
8b ** Sukin Sin Sport 15m