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El Chorro Sport Climbing Trip

March 5 @ 6:00 am - March 10 @ 12:00 am

Enjoy sport climbing in the sunshine at El Chorro in the Andalusian mountains of Southern Spain

El Chorro is one of the largest and most popular climbing destinations in Andalucia, It is set amongst the beautiful landscape of the El Chorro Gorge

The El Chorro sport climbing area offers more than a 1000 routes of various difficulty. There are many long multi-pitch climbs, as well as a host of easily accessible single-pitch sport lines across a wide range of grades from beginner to pro climbs

Apart from climbing there is also via ferrata & the Camino del Rey gorge trail walk

The trip will be 6 days from Tuesday 5th March until Sunday 10th, the climbing area is about 1 hours drive from Malaga airport, car hire is necessary although there is a train station in El Chorro

Flight Details:

Dublin to Malaga Tues 5th March 2024 – 6:10am  Ryanair FR7044

Malaga to Dublin Sunday 10th March 2024 – 11.05am  Ryanair FR7045  (there is also a later return flight at 9pm if you want to squeeze every minute of climbing out of the holiday)

You will need to book your own flights and accommodation

Most of the group intend staying at: https://www.fincalacampana.com

Alternative Accommodation:

https://casalapazelchorro.com

https://www.olivebranchelchorro.com

You should be competent at lead belaying and be comfortable climbing or seconding at HS trad or 5a upwards sport

Minimum Equipment required:

Harness, helmet, belay device, 2 x slings, quickdraws, shoes, 2 x carabiners, 1 x maillon, 60 or 70m rope between 2 people, suncream

Hillwalking, Hiking, Bouldering, Climbing, Mountaineering and other related activities can be dangerous and may result in personal injury or death. Each club member should be aware of and accept these risks and are responsible for their own actions and involvement

Details

Start:
March 5 @ 6:00 am
End:
March 10 @ 12:00 am

Organizer

Pierse
Email
upstreet@gmail.com

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