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1. Bilbao - Burgos Area 92 routes in Region

Mostly Boulder

Long/Lat: -3.774576, 42.383808

1.1. Penanorada 1 route in Crag

All Sport

Long/Lat: -3.649154, 42.496446

1.2. La Pradera 0 routes in Crag

1.3. Villaescusa - Las Tuerces 0 routes in Crag

1.4. Recuevas 0 routes in Crag

1.5. Pena Cabarga 0 routes in Crag

1.6. Lierganes 0 routes in Crag

1.7. Socueva 0 routes in Crag

1.8. Ason 0 routes in Crag

1.9. Ramales de la Victoria 0 routes in Crag

1.10. Pyramide - Escaleras 0 routes in Crag

1.11. Pared del Eco 0 routes in Crag

1.12. Liendo 0 routes in Crag

1.13. Pancorbo 0 routes in Crag

1.14. Santa Gadea 42 routes in Crag

All Boulder

Long/Lat: -3.964200, 42.944750


Large bouldering venue distributed over several sectors - there seem to be still significant development potential. Relatively fine sandstone with excellent friction and nice textures & quite varied climbing.

The crag is covered by the topo guide "Santa Gadea Y+"


Exit the village of Santa Gadea and follow a dirt road for about 2km (several possibilities, see map) towards the montain ridge. There you'll reach an official "climbing" parking. Park your car there, to access the sectors walk down steeply through the scrubs. First sector (down right) is Mordor.

Where To Stay:

Camping in Arija (5km)

1.14.1. Mordor 42 routes in Sector


Long/Lat: -3.966388, 42.949317

1.14.2. Techos de Mordor 0 routes in Sector

1.14.3. Franja de Gaza 0 routes in Sector

1.14.4. Frente de Mordor 0 routes in Sector

1.14.5. Sector del Medio 0 routes in Sector

1.14.6. La Ladera 0 routes in Sector

1.14.7. Zona Zero 0 routes in Sector

1.14.8. Lanzayemas 0 routes in Sector

1.14.9. Fe 0 routes in Sector

1.14.10. Italian Wall 0 routes in Sector

1.14.11. Tropical Wall 0 routes in Sector

1.14.12. Techos de Francés 0 routes in Sector

1.14.13. Malamute 0 routes in Sector

1.15. Resconorio 40 routes in Crag

All Boulder

Long/Lat: -3.844029, 43.097614


Nice little bouldering spot, offering some excellent high quality blocks of nicely textured dark sandstone. Located at over 1000m altitude, therefore perfect for hot summer days. Unluckily the area can be quite polluted with cow and horse dung (and cattle and horses as well).

The crag is covered by the topo guide "Santa Gadea Y+"

Access Issues:

Do not disturb the cattle & park your car in a way that the farmers can easily pass.

1.15.1. López Dóriga 40 routes in Sector


Long/Lat: -3.843715, 43.096493

1.15.2. Cabañas 0 routes in Sector

1.16. Faro Santander 4 routes in Crag

All Sport

Long/Lat: -3.792659, 43.491770


Santander Lighthouse 8 routes between V and 6b of sport climbing recently rebolted with chemical anchors

Access Issues:

carpark 100mtrs from crack


Leave the car in parking of the lighthouse, go through Bar and go straight down a small field, there is a small shrine with a cross. The crag is on the cliff on the right hand side of the cross. All routesstart with an easy rappel.

1.17. Pared de peligros, Santander 0 routes in Sector


Artificial wall bellow Maria Cristina st, above "peligros beach" Easy access from street and beach, all climbs are graded V/V+ recently bolted. 12mtrs heigh.


training area, boulder traverses around the bottom or vertical V cllimbs

1.18. Somahoz 5 routes in Sector

All Sport

Long/Lat: -4.060568, 43.241863


See pictures to find place, a few cracks recently bolted in good conditions, each climb has a plaque with name and grade at the bottom. Easy parking a bit further up the road. At the start of the path to the crag ( 200mtrs) there is a wooden sign "Zona de escalada". About 15 climbs, 1 IV, a few V and mostly 6s.

Ver imagenes de como llegaral lugar. En una curva de esa carretera sale el camino, esta señanalado con un cartel de madera "zona de escalada", a unos 200mtrs de la curva. Chapas y reuniones en buenas condiciones. Cada linea esta marcada con una placa con su nombre y grado.


200mtrs well signaled from bent of the road. All sport routes.