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 Saukuko Gane
From Astxiki's summit
From the proximities of Atxarte
South face of Untzillatx
Secundary peaks of Untzillatx
Untzillatx, apart of the principal summit has also lots of secundary peaks like:
-Torre de Urrestei
(The only grassy peak of Untzillatx)
(Links in spanish)
Untzillatx, Saukuko Gane and Torre de Urrestei (from left to right) Torre de Urrestei Fraileburu
Summit of Saukuko Gane
No permits requiered. Untzillatx is in the Natural Park of Urkiola.
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. The part in green the more difficult part and the summit with a blue circle Saukuko Gane
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.