Rock Climbing in Montserrat

Conquer the rocky crags in the heart of the Catalan Pre-Coastal Range!

Just an hour away from downtown Barcelona, this multi-peak mountain awaits. Boasting various different climbing options and incredible scenery, there’s no better place to climb on this sunny stretch of Spanish coast. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Rock climbing trips in Montserrat. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Rock Climbing in Montserrat

Montserrat certainly does not lack a shortage of stunning scenery. Enjoy immaculate views of these rugged and unique rock formations as you climb to the top of one of them. From its summit, the views get even better as you take in the sprawling countryside. More of these mountains stretch onto the horizon interrupted by tufts of green trees and the occasional blue of a mountain lake.


Good to know:

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Spanish and Catalan

Best time to visit:

April to September, but many guides offer tripes year round

How to get there:

Any trip to Montserrat will begin with a flight into the Barcelona–El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport (BCN). From here, it is easiest to rent a car and make the scenic drive east into the mountains. Many guides will also opt to meet you in Barcelona

What’s the weather like?

The weather in and around Montserrat is hard to beat. During the summer, the average temperature runs from 25ºC to 30ºC with fewer than seven days of rain per month. Even in the winter temperatures are above 10ºC and rain is more likely but still rare

More info about Rock Climbing in Montserrat:

Montserrat is multi-peaked mountain range about 50 kilometers northwest of Barcelona. The range is composed of multiple pinkish conglomerate rock formations, which resemble the teeth of a saw and can be seen from fairly far away. In fact, Montserrat means “saw mountain” in Catalan. Among the most popular climbing options in the range are Sant Jeroni (1,236 meters) and Miranda de les Agulles (903 meters). However, there are dozens of routes to climb, including big walls, rocky towers and needles. Due to the immense diversity of Montserrat as well, no two climbs are alike. Trip offerings to the range generally range from a half-day to an entire week. Due to its convenient location near Barcelona, it is also easy to combine climbing in Montserrat with climbing adventures to other parts of the Catalan Pre-Coastal Range too


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