Compass West - Devon and
Costa Blanca based company running climbing and adventure holidays. They also have some
accommodation and run courses. Rowland Edwards, whose company it is, has written an
excellent set of details on the Environmental Nut Protection device. The site also
contains topos and route details on the big wall climbing of Echo & Haunted walls.
The Orange House - An exciting development for the Costa Blanca. This is trying to set itself up as a centre and meeting place for climbers for the whole region. It currently has accommodation,
including rooms, bunkhouses and camping space, and a bar. It also runs a local club for climbers and people who wish to meet climbing partners, stocks some climbing gear, maps and guides, houses a new routes book and has a teaching and guiding team.
Desnivel - Spain's national
climbing magazine. This has covered the Costa Blanca in previous issues. It also has a
crag guide that covers some of the Costa Blanca crags. There is even an English version.
- The web site of the La Federació d'Esports de Muntanya Escalada de la
Comunitat Valenciana, the governing body for climbing in the Costa Blanca.
Abdet.com - A website
promoting some accommodation in Abdet in the Guadalest valley that also
carries some climbing information. Currently has some information on
climbing at Guadalest.
Costa Blanca Mountain Friends -
A mountain pursuits club that has some useful information particularly about various walks, scrambles, abseils and canyons.
- Has a couple of articles on Mallorca ( a micro guide and a
more in-depth article
), to Tenerife ( a micro guide and a
more in-depth article
) and to El Chorro ( micro
guide & article).
RockFax - Has
details of various areas of Spain
that are covered in its guides.
in Spain - One man's guide to some of the climbing regions in Spain. Now somewhat out
of date as it has not been update since '96.
Mountain - A climbing site that has some introductory information to a wide range of
climbing areas in Europe including both Andalusia
Spain - A Spanish site with a useful guide to the different climbing areas in Spain.
rocaroja - The website of a company that offers a guiding service in Mallorca for rock climbers. An attractively put together site that contains a "miniguide" to Mallorca and a news page with details of new crags and routes and of course access problems too.
El-Chorro.com - A site designed
to promote Finca La Campana, a provider of accommodation and adventure holidays near the
El Chorro gorge. Also has some brief details on the various walls of the gorge.
in Spain - Another Spanish site that carries introductory information to the different
climbing areas around Spain.
Canary Climbs - An useful looking guide to climbing in all the different Canary islands.
Santiago's Climbing Gallery - Some fantastic photography of some of the climbing areas