are many other granite rock climbing areas around Madrid, as
detailed on the map, with the other 2 main crags being La Cabrera
and El Boalo. At La Cabrera there are over 370 routes.
best time of the year to go rock climbing around La Pedriza
or Patones is the spring and autumn. Though most of the routes
at La Pedriza are bolted it is advisable to take traditional
gear such as nuts and friends, and a pair of 50m ropes due
to the route lengths and mountainous environment. For the
climbing at Patones at least a 60m single rope is advisable,
plus around 12-14 quickdraws.