Sa Gubia is home to more than 100 single and multi-pitch sport routes along with several single and multi-pitch trad routes. Ratings vary from easy 5.7 and 5.8 to staggeringly difficult 5.13s with the bulk of routes clocking in at between 5.10 and 5.12. The approach to the crag is the longest and least obvious of the places we visited, but is doable in 45 minutes or so from car door to cliff.
From Palma drive North following signs to the town of Soller on MA-11. A few hundred yards after passing where MA-2010 splits off to Bunyola on your right, there is a large parking lot near a restaurant. Leave your car here, cross the street and walk back down the road in the direction you just came from. There is a small road that continues off almost perpendicular to MA-2010 that leads off past private residences to your right, follow this. After a few hundred yards the pavement will be replaced by a dirt road. After a quarter mile or so, there will be a house with stables on your left. Past the stables a dry creek bed crosses the dirt road. Turn right on the pebbly creek bed and follow it half a mile or more depending on which sub-area you plan on climbing at. There are frequent cairns to mark your way. The first left-hand forks will lead up to the Paret dels Coloms area, while right forks will lead to (from first to last) Sector Silicona, Sector Excalibur, Sector Isla Bonita, Sector Princesa, Sector Bomberos, Albahida and eventually Cara Oeste.
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Albahida aka Gubia Normal 5.8 International : Spain : ... : Albahida
Viewed from a distance or, close up, the distinctive aręte of Albahida just begs to have a classic route on its steep, exposed spine of rock. And...it does! Bonus for modest climbers or those seeking an “escalade plaisir” day that the route is within the means of most abilities.Getting started: locate the base of the ridge. The lower angle ramp leading up to a green bushy stance is the first pitch.Pitch 1: scramble up the low angle ridge aiming for the enclosed ledge between bushes...[more] Browse More Classics in International