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Multi-pitch climbing trip in Catalonia

Go on a fantastic multi-pitch climbing day in the beautiful Catalonia. Marc, local AEGM certified guide, will adapt the routes to your skills on a unique climbing adventure doable all year round.

Mountain RangeCatalan Coastal Range, Pre-Pyrenees, Pyrenees
Duration4 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelAll Levels
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Discover the Catalan classic climbs.

  • Go to different climbing areas and climb different types of rock.

  • Visit nice villages and try the local food in Catalonia's Inland.

  • Customize the trip according to your level and skills.

Description

Join me on a multi-pitch climbing adventure in the rocky region of Catalonia, in Spain. This spot offers several rock-climbing possibilities to make the best of the sun during the winter days, also shade and higher altitude during summer. I will happily guide you!

Depending on the season you will have the opportunity to climb on different types of rock: conglomerate, limestone and granite. I will choose the routes that adapt to your climbing level and skills. There is a huge variety: bolted or trad routes, vertical, low angle, dihedrals, cracks… from 2 pitches to more than 10 pitches. Some of the most famous spots include Alt Urgell, Montsec Range, Montserrat Mountain, Pedraforca and Pyrenees.

The routes in this region vary greatly, this means that regardless of your experience, there is a perfect place for you. Therefore, I will plan the itinerary depending on your level to ensure you enjoy a stunning climbing trip. The price of the trip may vary depending on the route.

I propose you a 4-day trip starting in Montserrat and driving everyday after climbing to the next destination. You can check it below. There is also the possibility to spend one or more days single pitch climbing. Also feel free to ask for a shorter or longer trip

So, are you ready for a fun rock-climbing excursion in Catalonia? Then book your trip now and get ready for a beautiful adventure in the Pyrenees! 

Otherwise, if you are looking for more options in the area, I also offer via ferrata trips near Barcelona and multi-pitch climbing trips in the Ordessa Valley.

Accommodation

The accommodation is not included in the price because we want you to adapt it to your needs. We offer the possibility to wild camp and we will supply all camping gear and cooking gear (you should bring your sleeping bag). If you prefer we arrange accommodation for you in Hotels, Hostels or rooms.

More info

Participants should bring the following items with them: climbing shoes, harnesses, sunglasses, fleece jacket or warm sweater, light but strong pants, a pair of approach shoes fit for trail walking, a small backpack (30-40L), sunscreen, lip balm and a camera, valid identity card or passport. Some multi-pitch experience is necessary and you should be able to follow 5.9 (V). Photos (taken by the guide) are also included in the price. Pick up and drop off from the hotel or airport can be done at an additional fee depending on where you are staying.

Meeting point

We will meet at Monistrol de Montserrat train station. If travelling from Barcelona with public transport take a train in Plaça Espanya. Take R5 - FGC (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya) to Manresa and exit at Monistrol de Montserrat.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Montserrat Mountain

Pick up at Monistrol de Montserrat train station (1 hour from Barcelona). Climb in Montserrat Mountain. Drive to Alt Urgell area.

Day 2: Alt Urgell

Climb in one of the Alt Urgell walls: Paret Bucolica, Coll de Nargó, Perles, all good quality grey limestone. Drive to Terradets area.

Day 3: Terradets or Ager

Climb in Terradets or Ager, both pretty long limestone walls. Drive to Vilanova de Meia.

Day 4: Vilanova de Meia

Climb in Roca dels Arcs, Roca Alta or Zaratrusta, all steep juggy limestone. Drive back to Barcelona.


Equipment you will need to bring

Sunglasses

Harness

Backpack

Other gear: Climbing shoes, fleece jacket, light but strong pants, hiking shoes, sunscreen.


About the guide

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AEGM Rock Climbing Guide

Ever since I was a kid I have been in contact with nature, and this has been my environment. Family traditions led to my first steps in the hiking world. I discovered wonderful places and learned to enjoy and respect the mountains. Still vivid in my memories are the ascents around Ordesa NP and the Catalan Pyrenees during my childhood.

At the age of eighteen I took my first steps in rock climbing. I dedicated some years climbing traditional classic routes, with the Montsec range as my school. With the experience gained I widened my horizons and started discovering new walls: Ordesa, Puig Campana, Penyal d'Ifach, Los Mallos de Riglos, Montrebei, Terradets...

In 2000, I got my Civil Engineer degree. I then spent my holidays climbing. At this point I started exploring the big possibilities France and its walls opened up: Verdon, Vercors, Jonte...

In 2002 I went on a one-year trip to Australia, but without climbing. After that year I realized rock climbing was my real passion. At then started spending as much time as I had climbing. My climbing trips starting taking me further and further. It was in Switzerland where I discovered my favorite climbing terrain: the amazing limestone walls of Wendenstöcke, Rätikon, Sanetsch... After that, new destinations kept coming: UEA, Jordan, Morocco, Dolomites, Sardinia, Corsica...

Finally, I decided to become a Climbing Guide and offer all my climbing experience to you.

My formal training started in 2011, as I became a Climbing Monitor of the High Mountain Catalan Academy (ECAM). Just after that, in 2012, I got my Climbing Sport Technician degree.

Not satisfied with that, I continued my training to get the highest climbing degree available in Spain. In the spring of 2014 I finished my training and became a Climbing Superior Sport Technician.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 928 each

Group of 2

EUR 619 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Transport during the trip

• Personal Insurance

• Mountain guide's expenses (lifts, meals, accommodation, etc)

Price details

• Liability and accident insurance and climbing gear are included (I recommend you bring your own harness and climbing shoes). Photos (taken by the guide) and guide expenses also included in the price.


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