El Hundidero. Climbing area. Serranía de Ronda.
It consists of a climbing area with five sectors which boast very good 7º’s. It is constantly changing and improving so the information on guides can be out-dated.
Once you have arrived in Montejaque, you will take the road MA-8403 towards the road Ronda-Seville. By the 3.5 kilometre, you will find big terrace where you could park your car. You will then walk down along a path which will lead you to the entrance of the cave Cueva del Hundidero until you could see the red walls on the left side. You will walk for about 5 minutes from the car park to reach the climbing area.
- Municipality: Montejaque.
- Nearest town: Montejaque.
- Coordinates (UTM): X: 300420 y Y: 4070012.
- Direction: South, Southwest.
- Number of routes: 51 routes.
- Type of climbing: Sport climbing dominated by slabs, overhanging walls, roofs and arches.
- Recommended season: All seasons except the hottest months in summer.
- Assement of the route: Good.
- Climbing grading system: Route grade 5º (none); Route grade 6º (16%), Route grade 7º (30%), Route grade 8º (16%), y Without grading 38%.
1. Sector Placa Gris. 11 routes dominated by slabs and slightly overhanging walls. It boasts very good 6º’s.
2. Sector El Corral. 9 routes. It is a very rough area dominated by 8’s. When this guide was written, there were nine new routes planned.
3. Sector Churril. 6 routes with a grade higher than 7b. Two more routes without grades also found. It is dominated by overhanging walls.
4. Sector Bovedita. 7 routes dominated by arches and overhanging walls. There are two new routes planned with a grade of at least 7a.
5. Sector Buena Pal Piel. 13 routes dominated by 8’s. The rest are rough routes of 7’s with slabs and overhanging walls. One of the routes has two pitches long. Some of the routes have no grades.
Although it is located in the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, there are no restrictions applied.