Costa Blanca in the Alicante province of Southern Spain is home to several excellent limestone crags and towers offering sunny sport climbing and traditional multi pitch adventures. The town of Calpe is the climbing hub of the area and a good place to find cheap accommodations. This area is popular with British tourists and climbers and lacks the charm and character of many other areas of Spain but is still well worth a visit.
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Valencianos 5.9+ International : Spain : ... : Penon d'Ifach
A popular and casual route up the towering South face. Loose rock is prevalent on the lower portion of the route and a helmet is advised. Follow the beach toward the tower then where the sidewalk ends scramble up scree slopes to the base of the rock. There is a spray painted arrow at the base of the route.Pitch 1: 110 ft. 5.3 wander up the loose and dirty slab with sparse pro to a set of 4 belay bolts.Pitch 2: 120 ft. 5.4Walk left along a bushy ledge until you reach a right leaning ramp and romp...[more] Browse More Classics in International