Baltzola is a huge cave full of hard routes. Probably one of the hardest crags in the Basque Country. Climbing here requires strong biceps and a great deal of endurance.


While the outer sectors are oriented South to Southwest, the interior of the cave stays in the shade all day.

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Access issues inherited from País Vasco



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Same start as Unnamed 1, then right.

Same starta s Sugandilo, then straight up.

Same anchor as Shrek.

This 45 degrees overhanging route is about 30 moves long. It is comprised of a short 8c start, a rest, and then FB 7C+ moves to a finishing sloper.

Same anchor as Shrek.

Same start as Unnamed 4 but branches out left.

Shares anchor with Unnamed 4.

Shares anchor with Blandijú.

Same start as Bortitza but straight up.

Same start as Black Kongi, then climbs to the anchor of Pamintza.

Straight up.

Connects Ziarrukito and White Zombie.

FA: Ander Lasagabaster, 12 Jun 2016

Same start as Black Kongi, but then left.

October 6, 2004 - World's first 8c onsight, by Yuji Hirayama.

Same start as Il domani.

Set by Inigo Bastera, 1995

FA: Ricardo Otegui, 2002

3 May 2014 - onsighted by Adam Ondra.

FA: Patxi Usobiaga, 2003

Straight up.

Same start as Ratta Mahatta, but then left.

26 Movements that connect La Travesia de Arroita and Hay que Masticar Antes de Tragar.

FA: Dani Andrada, 2006

La Traversia de Arroita Total without the initial artificial hold.

FA: Dani Andrada, 2006

FA: Rubén Díaz, 2011

FA: Ricardo Otegui, 1997

Airian begins in the Arroita block and ends at the top of Hay que masticar antes de tragar.

FA: Iban Larrión, 15 Mar 2012

FA: Josune Bereziartu, 2003

Same start as Ratta Mahatta, but then right to the anchor of Los Indeseables.

Shares anchor with Variante Arequeante.

To the first anchor.

To the second anchor.

Same start as Sika es te jodes, left higher up.

Connects El Hombre de Andertal with Sika es te jodes.

Extension of El Hombre de Andertal.

Set by Iñaki Marco

FFA: Inaki Arantzamendi, Mar 2017

FA: Ricardo Otegui, 1999

Same start as Tas-tas.

Set by Patxi Usobiaga

FA: Adam Ondra, 10 May 2014

Same start as Tas-tas but then right.

To the last bolt about 7b.

Shares the anchor with Topofürer askatu R2.

FA: Dani Andrada, 30 Nov 2014

To the first anchor of Planeta, renco y los turistas.

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