Untzillatx

Page Type
Mountain/Rock
Location:
Vizcaya, Spain, Europe
Activities:
Hiking, Mountaineering, Trad Climbing, Sport Climbing, Toprope, Bouldering
Season:
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Elevation:
3064 ft / 934 m
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Untzillatx
Created On: Oct 8, 2008
Last Edited On: Dec 25, 2009

Overview

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)

-Fraileburu

-Saukuko Gane

-Altzerrekie

-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
FraileburuFraileburu

ElosumendiElosumendi

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
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External links

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


Untzillatx by Mendikat



Climbing

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.







Untzillatx

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