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Rock climbing in the Basque Country and Cantabria: Atxarte, Ogoño, Ranero, Mugarra

Basque trad climbing

Join AEGM certified guide Asier for one or more days of exciting traditional climbing in the beautiful Basque country and Cantabria.


Cantabrian Mountains

1 Day

All year




  • Enjoy some great trad climbing in the Basque Country.
  • Choose from many fantastic climbing spots including Mugarra, Ogono and more.
  • Most, if not all locations, are near Bilbao and San Sebastian.


Not just for trekkers and explorers, the Basque Country is also an incredible place for climbers to visit as well. And on this trip, which can last for one or more days, I would like to take you to the best spots for traditional, or trad climbing.

There are walls and routes throughout the Basque Country that will take your breath away. And, while there are plenty of options for expert climbers looking for that next challenge, there are also options for more intermediate climbers as well. So, as long as you have some prior experience, and are in good physical condition, you can enjoy great trad climbing in the Basque Country. Furthermore, either before or after your climbing adventure, you can visit the cities of Bilbao or San Sebastian, which are not very far from the climbing spots.

Some of the options you can enjoy during this trip include the following.

  • Atxarte

  • Ogono

  • Ranero

  • Mugarra

  • Etxauri

  • Valdegobia

  • Ramales

  • The East Face of Anboto

  • The Two Sisters

  • Spur Ziordia

  • Egino

Regardless of which option you choose, you can rest assured that your trad climbing expedition will be one you will never forget. And, also keep in mind the beautiful beaches of the Basque Country are not too far away either!

To join me on this climbing adventure, all you have to do is send me a request. I look forward to hearing from you and guiding you.

Would you like to do some trad climbing in the Pyrenees? Then come and join me on this trip, which can also last for one, or multiple days.



There are comfortable accommodation options near the climbing areas that I would be happy to recommend to you.

Meeting point

To be determined based on selected climbing location.

About the guide

AEGM Mountain Guide from Spain

Passionate for mountains since I was a kid, at 14 I started climbing in Atxarte (Vizcaya) walls, thanks to some friends. Later I discovered other activities such as canyoning, skiing and ice climbing, which allowed me to enjoy mountains both in summer and in winter.

I travelled around Europe, USA, India, Peru, Marruecos, among others, with the excuse of climbing some peak, wall, or doing some canyoning.

I've been a member of the 'Young Alpinists Technification Team' of the Basque Mountain Federation, and after gaining experience in all mountain disciplines I left behind my job as electronic technician to become a guide in order to pass on my passion and knowledge to others.


French | English | Basque




Basque Country

What people are saying about Asier Perez Urcelay

Christopher Belk


July, 2019

Everything went according to plan and our 2 grandchildren were very happy with the experience. many thanks.

Dan Whitaker


May, 2019

all very good

Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

EUR 207 Each

Group of 2

EUR 155 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price may vary depending on the route. Please contact me for more information. The price does not include accommodation, meals, transportation and technical equipment.



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