ROCK-CLIMBING IN MALAGA: VISIT ONE OF SPAIN'S FINEST CRAGS
Unearth the thrill of rock climbing in El Chorro's stunning crags. Open to all levels.VIEW DATES
Embark on a thrilling rock-climbing day in El Chorro's majestic crags. Our certified local guide will be your steadfast companion throughout this adventure. Feel the pulse of nature as you ascend these ancient walls, immersing yourself in a breathtaking environment that has enthralled climbers for generations. Join a select group of like-minded climbers, each sharing your skill level, on a journey through the canyons of El Chorro. Together, you'll conquer challenges, swap stories, and forge connections that span continents. It's a day of camaraderie, growth, and awe-inspiring beauty.
Natural Marvel of El Chorro
Uncover the enchanting allure of El Chorro, a natural wonderland celebrated for its awe-inspiring rock climbs. Nestled in the heart of Malaga, this gem offers a backdrop like no other. Towering crags beckon, each one a testament to nature's artistry. Discover a sanctuary where the thrill of climbing meets the serenity of untouched beauty.
Canyons, Caminito del Rey, and Atmosphere
Immerse yourself in the captivating aura of El Chorro. Traverse the famed canyons and conquer the legendary Caminito del Rey. Feel the pulse of adventure resonating through every stone. This is more than just a climb; it's an odyssey through a landscape that stirs the soul.
Mapo Tapo's Cost-Cutting Aggregation
Join forces with Mapo Tapo and unlock a new dimension of adventure. By aggregating with fellow enthusiasts, you not only share the thrill but also slash costs. Imagine embarking on a tailored group trip, where every climber is kindred in skill and passion. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, the experience is tailored to you. Elevate your adventure while minimizing expenses, because at Mapo Tapo, we believe every climber deserves their slice of the summit.
Gather at the designated meeting point for a warm welcome and introductions. Before approaching the start of the route, you will get a briefing on the day's itinerary, safety protocols, and a gear check.
We will head to the chosen crag with our certified local guide for a full day of exhilarating climbing tailored to your skill level.
Wrap-up and Return
We will go ahead and finish the day's climbs and gather your gear depending on the itinerary. Then, we will return to the meeting point by approximately 4:00 PM.
The programme is very flexible to take into account weather conditions, activities level and endurance of the group.
El Chorro: a natural wonder and international climbing destination
Nestled in Malaga's embrace, El Chorro unveils a tapestry of natural wonders.
Its canyons, sculpted by time, are ancient sentinels of nature's artistry. The rugged terrain, adorned with lush flora, frames a landscape that breathes adventure. But it's the rock faces that truly tell the tale. Weathered by millennia, they beckon climbers with a siren's call, echoing the footsteps of pioneers. El Chorro's history is etched in every crevice, a testament to the human spirit and nature's grandeur intertwined. Here, climbers become part of a legacy, forging their chapter in this storied terrain. As the sun dips below the horizon, painting the crags in fiery hues, one can't help but feel the magic of El Chorro - where nature's beauty meets the thrill of ascent.
Ropes, quickdraws, belay devices, helmets
What's Not Included
Food and drinks
Everything not specified in the paragraph “What is included”
No minimum climbing level is required, as your Guide is a certified rock-climbing guide. The only thing needed is an adventurous attitude and thirst for exploration! The route will be selected depending on the level and the preferences of the party. The best thing about climbing with the locals is that you can decide last minute depending on the weather and wind conditions to always get the best out of the day!
Mapo Tapo selects crags and local partners with the utmost care. We can for any inaccuracies, however, accept no liability. Rock climbing is a risk sport that takes place in nature. Ultimately, you are fully responsible for the choices you make. Mapo Tapo recommends that anyone who does not have sufficient knowledge not to go outdoor alone.
What climbing level must I have to join this trip?
No minimum climbing skills are required. This trip is designed to accommodate climbers of all levels, from beginners to seasoned pros.
How do I get to the meeting point?
You will meet your guide at the parking lot of the selected crag. Throughout the journey, you'll stay in constant communication with the local guide through our dedicated WhatsApp group.
What is the maximum number of people who can join this trip?
The maximum group size is limited to 4 participants.
Do you recommend bringing any extra gear?
Yes, if you have personal sport-climbing gear, it's advisable to bring it. Also, depending on the season, please remember to pack appropriate clothing, enough water, and some snacks to keep you energized during the climbs.
How do I get to El Chorro?
Getting to El Chorro is convenient and varied. If you're arriving from Malaga, a scenic train journey is available, offering stunning views of the countryside. The El Chorro train station is a gateway to this adventure haven. However, having a car can be advantageous if you prefer the flexibility to explore the area independently. It allows you to access more remote climbing spots and explore the natural beauty at your own pace.
What is there to do in El Chorro?
Beyond the exhilarating climbs, El Chorro offers a tapestry of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. The iconic Caminito del Rey, a suspended walkway along the canyon walls, promises a heart-pounding adventure with unparalleled views. Hiking trails wind through the rugged terrain, revealing hidden gems of natural beauty. Additionally, the tranquil lakes offer opportunities for swimming, kayaking, and picnicking, providing a refreshing contrast to the heights of rock climbing.
What kind of rock is in El Chorro?
El Chorro boasts a geological treasure trove of limestone. This type of rock provides an exceptional canvas for climbers. Its varied textures and formations create a diverse range of climbing routes, catering to all skill levels. From vertical faces to intricate caves, the limestone of El Chorro offers a thrilling and dynamic experience for climbers seeking both challenge and variety.
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