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Canal del Capuchino
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Canal del Capuchino

 

Page Type: Route

Location: Avila, Spain, Europe

Lat/Lon: 40.26180°N / 5.1814°W

Object Title: Canal del Capuchino

Route Type: Scramble / Rock Climb

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: max. IV

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Page By: Diego Sahagún

Created/Edited: Jul 2, 2002 / Jul 2, 2002

Object ID: 156652

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Approach


See MAIN PAGE / Getting There.

Route Description


Ascend by La Apretura and turn right to reach the wide meadow under Punta Díaz Rubio W face. Canal del Capuchino starts at that meadow left of Punta Díaz Rubio shoulder. Climb canal (gully) at bottom excepting first section (left side, III+, finish on a flat over the shoulder) and another section 20 m higher (gully narrowing forming a cave climbed on the left, IV). Finally you'll reach the gap between Capuchino and Torre del Conglo. The descent by the opposite side joins Jardín del Risco del Puente. 1 h 30'

Essential Gear


May be rope, carabiners, camalots and all necessary gear for a IV graded rock climb.