This is a comprehensive guidebook describing the sport climbing found around the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range in north-west Spain. The climbing is situated between the cities of Gijon on the north coast and Leon. This rugged, compact and incredibly green part of Spain is one of Europe’s best-kept secret climbing areas. Included for the first time is an overview of some of the bouldering areas in this region.
The guidebook covers 53 selected crags in Asturias, Cantabria and Leon that are used by the regions climbers on a year-round basis, including the summer months. Some of the larger crags covered are Teverga and Quiros in the Valles del Trubia; Pelugano in the Valles de Nalon y Aller; plus Valdehuesa and Valverdin-Pedrosa near Leon. In total nearly over 3,400 routes are detailed across a wide range of grades.
At the start of each crag there is information regarding the type and style of climbing found plus the best time of the year to climb there. Also included is a location map and detailed approach information. All the routes are shown on colour photo topos along with their height.
Published in May 2016 this is the 2nd edition of this guidebook, and it is written in Spanish and English text throughout. Also included are a number of QR codes that are scattered throughout the guidebook. These QR codes link to a video of the particular area showing various routes and boulder problems to give you a strong flavour of the type of climbing to be found in the region.
Number of pages is 512.
Size is 150mm x 210mm (A5).