Canal del Capuchino

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Avila, Spain, Europe
Route Type:
Scramble / Rock Climb
Time Required:
Half a day
max. IV

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Created On: Jul 2, 2002
Last Edited On: Jul 2, 2002


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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.