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Created On: Oct 8, 2008
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Untzillatx or Untzillaitz is, like Anboto, a mountain in the Natural Park of Urkiola, is a prolongation of the mountain alination of Anboto-Alluitz-Astxiki

From the summit of Saukuko GaneFrom Saukuko Gane

Untzillatx from Astxiki s summitFrom Astxiki's summit

Untzillatx from the proximities of AtxarteFrom the proximities of Atxarte

South face of UntzillatxSouth face of Untzillatx

Secundary peaks of Untzillatx

Untzillatx, apart of the principal summit has also lots of secundary peaks like:

-Torre de Urrestei (Urrestei tower)


-Saukuko Gane


-Elosumendi (The only grassy peak of Untzillatx)

(Links in spanish)

(From left to right) Untzillatx, Saukuko Gane and  Torre de Urrestei Untzillatx, Saukuko Gane and Torre de Urrestei (from left to right)
Torre de UrresteiTorre de Urrestei


Summit of Saukuko GaneSummit of Saukuko Gane

Red Tape

No permits requiered. Untzillatx is in the Natural Park of Urkiola.

Principal routes

There are two pricipals routes to reach the summit:

- Normal route from Mañaria (link in spanish)

- From Atxarte by the "Gran Diagonal" (Big Diagonal)
The normal route from Mañaria is an easy walk, but the "Gran Diagonal" is a route that requieres to be acostumbrated to scrambling(II) (U.I.A.A)

Gran Diagonal route.Gran Diagonal route. The part in green the more difficult part and the summit with a blue circle Saukuko Gane

Going up by the Gran Diagonal
Going up by the  Gran Diagonal

External links

AEMET Weather in Durango (The village more near to Untzillatx)

Untzillatx by Mendikat


In Untzillatx base is the climbing school of Atxarte. Atxarte is one of the most famous climbing school in the basque country.

All the south face is reciently equipated with parabolts for sport climbing.


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