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Penon d'Ifach  


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The main face of Penon d'Ifach at sunset

Description 

The Penon is a 1000 ft. limestone plug rising out of the Mediterranean Sea on the edge of the town of Calpe. The huge white tower is home to many long sport and trad routes along with a developed path down the backside.

Getting There 

walk along the beach until you reach the obvious tower.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.1 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Penon d'Ifach:
Valencianos   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 8 pitches, 900'   
Costa Blanca   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 6 pitches, 666'   
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El Navigante

El Navigante 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  Europe : Spain : ... : Penon d'Ifach
El NavigantePark at the far end of the harbor. Walk on the concrete path along the shore until it ends. Then find the trail that traverses along the base of the wall. The route shares a start with a few other routes in a large, obvious corner. The first three pitches are in that large corner system that faces east to the sea. The rock to the right of the corner tends to be white, yellow and orange, while to the left of the corner it is more gray and appears fractured. You need a 60 meter rope an...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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view from Calpe
view from Calpe
The Pe˝ˇn de Ifach from the harbor at Calpe, post climb at beer-thirty...
The Pe˝ˇn de Ifach from the harbor at Calpe, post ...

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