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Intro to rock climbing in the Cantabrian Mountains

Intro to rock climbing in the Cantabrian Mountains
Intro to rock climbing in the Cantabrian Mountains
Intro to rock climbing in the Cantabrian Mountains
Intro to rock climbing in the Cantabrian Mountains

Enjoy a half-day rock climbing experience in the Spanish Cantabrian Range led by AEGM-UIMLA-certified guide Fran. Try this fun and dynamic activity on your own or share it with friends and family!

Not specified

Cantabrian Mountains

1/2 Day

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Open to everyone

First Time


Whether you are looking for a new sporting experience, willing to challenge yourself, or interested in having fun with friends or family, this program is for you! It is open to everyone, without any specific fitness requirement, just enthusiasm!

During 5 hours you will climb a vertical wall in the middle of the beautiful Cantabrian Mountains (2,648 m) under my supervision. I will explain participants the basic climbing techniques, the proper use of the climbing equipment, and provide them with key safety guidelines.

The Cantabrian Range stretches over 300 km across northern Spain, parallel to the Cantabrian Sea. Its combination of rugged elevations, green forests, and rivers makes this a perfect climbing area.

I usually suggest meeting at a climbing location in the Besaya region, situated in the center of Cantabria. However, there are several climbing areas around, so we can select the most convenient venue for the whole group.

Challenge yourself to a new exciting experience in the middle of nature. Send me your booking request now!

If you are looking for even more challenging activities in the area, I recommend the 3-day sport climbing trip in the Cantabrian Mountains and the Pico Madejuno (2,513m) guided ascent.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Personal insurance

Price details

Please note the price doesn’t include transport to meeting point, accommodation, nor any meals or snacks.


More info

You need to bring the right clothing and shoes for this activity and the weather conditions in this area, a personal first aid kit, water and snacks.

Meeting point

Agreed climbing area in Cantabria

About the guide

AEGM-UIMLA Guide from Spain

I did my first steps as a mountaineer as a teenager in Madrid. But the desire to enjoy all the possibilities given by the mountains convinced me to move to Benasque valley, at the heart of the Pyrenees.

Along the years I did several winter and summer activities not only in the Pyrenees, but also in Picos de Europa, Sierra Nevada, Sistema Central...

One of my passions is to travel and discover new places and cultures, so I did climbing trips to other European countries, USA, Canada, Morocco, India, Nepal, Kirguistán... This trips gave me a priceless experience that made me grow as a climber, and set the stone to my formation as professional mountain guide.

I now live in Cantabria, and usually guide both in summer and winter in the Cantabrian range.



What people are saying about Picos A Vista

Peter Makowski


July, 2023

My guide, Fran, was top-notch. Super friendly and really knew his stuff. He was fantastic at tailoring our climb based on my expectations and what I could handle and - he nailed it. Also, he communicated in English really well. On the second day we chatted away like old friends. I had an awesome time and would absolutely recommend him to anyone looking for a personalised climbing experience.

Steve Mcnicol


November, 2021

What a fantastic experience - the booking process, answering out questions and the expertise and good company of guide made this, our first ascent to the top of a mountain a wonderfully enjoyable trip. Thank you.


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