To the NE and SE of the summit area there exist some good lines of easy terrain eminently suitable for a beginner or those new to the sport. Trip Report and photos showing a visit to the area to climb
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Winter – PD Approach from the Postero Alto hut (guarded) (3hrs). Climb is up the obvious couloir line. Plenty of belays available. Nice climb!
Winter – PD 1st Ascent – 12th April 1968 Approach – Either (a) start from the Albergues at Hoya del Moro (2,500m). Climb steadily north past the statue to the Virgen de las Nieves to the Balcon del Veleta (1½hrs) or (b) pay for a lift pass and take the Gondola and chair to below… Read more »
Winter – F 1st Ascent – Unknown An easy traverse all above 3000m. Better if done in conjunction with the Tajos de la Virgen ridge.
Winter – F 1st Ascent – Unknown Approach from Poqueira Hut contouring round the lower slopes of Loma Pela. Cross the easy slopes at the foot of the Raspones and enter a small valley. Follow the valley up and the left to the summit.
Winter – PD to AD 1st Ascent – Unknown Approach from Poqueira(2hrs), Viento (45 mins), Caldera (1hr) or Cariguela (1hr). Loads of potential for short routes. You will have to drop down one of the easier gullies, contour round before coming up one of the harder variations. Many lines exist. This is climbing of an exploratory… Read more »
Winter – PD 1st Ascent – Unknown Approach the Col del Ciervo from Poqueira Hut (2hrs) or via the Caldera refugio (30 mins). Take the pleasant ridge throughout keeping to the crest for maximum exposure. There are a few rock steps but it is only on the final steps to the summit that an exposed… Read more »
Winter – Various PD to D (III to V Sup) 1st Ascent – Unknown Approach from the Poqueira, Cariguela or Viento hut. Loads of potential here with many short gullies in a fantastic setting. All grades, good protection. The main ridge of the Raspones looks inviting too?
Winter – AD (50º) 1st Ascent – 24th December 1972 Fernandez/Huertas Approach the Col de Ciervo from Poqueira (2hrs) or Caldera (30mins) huts. Drop over the col and steeply down trending leftwards towards the minor peak of Juegos de Bolos. Traverse under the north face and…… choose your route! The NW ridge can be reached… Read more »
Winter – ED (60º and V Sup) 1st Ascent – 6th January 1973 Barragan/Padilla