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Climbing Naranjo de Bulnes

The most climbed mountain in Spain

Located in the central massif of the Picos de Europa, in Asturias, Naranjo de Bulnes is a limestone rock mountain of 2519 meters high. It is considered an emblematic summit for Spanish mountaineering. It has a 500-meter vertical wall on its west face that implies a challenge for the bravest. All climbing routes require at least a basic level of training and some technical knowledge.

Top mountain climbing trips | Naranjo de Bulnes:


There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Naranjo de Bulnes

The way to the summit can be difficult, but the views from there are really worth it.


Good to know:



Best time to visit

During the European Summer


Spanish is the official language. The Asturian is also a traditional language in the region, although it is little used


The climate is humid since the area receives a lot of rain and snow annually. The months of June and July are the driest and the winter months are the wettest

More info about Mountain Climbing in Naranjo de Bulnes:

Also known as Pico de Urriello, this mountain can be climbed by its four faces while the most famous descent route is in the south side (vía Sur Directa). There are also other descent lines on the west slope, by the Sagittarius and Murciana routes, and by the Hawaii route, although it requires more technical experience. The southern face is the most difficult and it is essential to have a vast knowledge of the terrain

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