List of Crags

Country: Italy
Region Crag Overview Rock Type Altitude Number of routes Range of Routes Faces Name
Italy - Liguria Frantoio

A nice quiet crag up in the hills with a lovely approach through a near deserted village. The cliff has a nice selection of quality routes on compact rock.

Limestone 700m 20 6a - 8a South Italy - Liguria
Italy - Liguria Guggenheim

Guggenheim consists of three small but worthwhile overhanging crags. The climbing is generally steep, on good holds and well bolted.

Limestone 300m 30 6b - 7c North East Italy - Liguria
Italy - Liguria Reunion

A small but excellent crag for routes in the 6b to 7a range. The climbs are gently overhanging, with good holds and well bolted.

Limestone 250m 30 6b - 7a North East Italy - Liguria
Italy - Sardinia Cala Goloritze

A very special needle, and a very special location. Aguglia Goloritze rises 200m above the emerald green Mediterranean sea.

Limestone 150m 20 All Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia Canyon

Situated just above the town of Ulassai, the canyon is a great summer destination with excellent climbing in all grades.

Limestone 750m 50 5c - 8a, with most interest in the 7s All Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia Cave of Dreams

Actually a continuation of the main Ulassai canyon, more easily reached from the sports field north of the town.

Limestone 800m 30 6b - 7c+ All Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia Corvo Spaziale

One of the easier  sectors at Isili, the routes start at hard for 4c on the left hand side and get progressively harder to the 8a at the right hand side.

Limestone 400m 40 4c - 8a South Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia Creûza de Mä

The neighbour to Villagico Gallico, Creûza de Mä offers a similar selection of routes, also on good rock, the harder ones being a bit steeper.

Limestone 100m 40 5a to 7b East Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia Gola di San Giorgio

A real roadside crag, you can almost belay from the car in this impressive little gorge.

Limestone 900m 25 6a - 7a All Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia Jerzu - Il Castello

Technical wall climbing requiring strong fingers

Limestone 100 5c - 7b South West Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia Jerzu - Palazzo d'Inverno

Steep climbing on small holds

Limestone 750m 100 6a - 8a South East Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia l'Isola del Tesoro

Excellent, often difficult climbing on steep slabs and walls. L'Isola de Tesoro is set in a beautiful location with magnificent views over the surrounding countryside.

Limestone 800m 60 5c - 7c West Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia Lecorci

The steep walls of Lecorci offer lots of good, hard climbing that requires strong fingers and good technique. It is very quickly reached and gets the sun in the morning.

Limestone 800m 70 Mostly 7a - 8a East Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia Punta Giradili

The impressive 400m cliff south of Punta Giradili and east of the small town of Baunei is one of the best big walls in Sardinia, if not the whole of Italy.

Limestone 400m 10 7a - 8a South West Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia Santa Maria Navarese

A small friendly crag right next to the harbour. Well worth a visit.

Limestone 0m 20 5a to 6c South Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia Su Casteddu

A huge crag just round the corner from Ulassai. The routes are of excellent quality, and set in a beautiful location.

Limestone 800m 50 5c - 8b West Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia Torre del Venti

The big obvious crag behind the grassy Barigau Piazza in Ulassai. Torre dei Venti offers steep wall climbing on small holds.

Limestone 800m 20 6b - 8b East Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia Urania

Visible from the road as you drive down towards the lake, Urania is a good looking crag with some very steep bouldery routes.

Limestone 400m 60 7b - 8c on the LHS, 6b - 7b on RHS South West Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sardinia Villaggio gallico

A pleasant roadside crag near to the coast in beautiful surroundings. Villagico Gallico offers a nice selection of slab and wall climbs, well bolted and in the shade in the afternoon.  

Limestone 100m 40 5b - 7c East Italy - Sardinia
Italy - Sicily Grotta Perciata

A steep tufa ridden crag with some excellent routes and a beautiful view.

Limestone 200m 30 North Italy - Sicily
Italy - Sicily San Vito - Bunker

The section of cliff right and left of the prominent white quarried face. It has mostly routes in the 5s and 6s, but there are a few harder routes.

Limestone 30m 100 4b - 7b South West Italy - Sicily
Italy - Sicily San Vito - Cala Mancina

The North end of the San Vito cliffs is a beautiful area  especially around Mancina Bay.

Limestone 50m 100 4a - 8b South West Italy - Sicily
Italy - Sicily San Vito - El Bahira

The crags directly behind the camping site

20m 100 4a _7b South West Italy - Sicily
Italy - Sicily San Vito - Nowhere

The crags between the path leading to the supermarket in San Vito lo Capo and north of the El Bahira campsite.

Limestone 30m 50 5a - 7c South West Italy - Sicily
Italy - Sicily San Vito - Pietrata

The area that starts above and to the right of the El Bahira Camp site. Lots of excellent climbing in all grades. Perfect in winter, hot in the summer.

Limestone 50m 250 4a - 8c South West Italy - Sicily
Italy - Sicily San Vito - Pineta

A few hundred metres to the right of the campsite is a beautiful pine forest with some excellent climbing above it.

Limestone 50m 70 5a - 8a South West Italy - Sicily
Italy - Sicily San Vito - Scomparto Rifiuti

Situated about 400m right of El Bahira camping, the "Waste Sector" has some excellent routes, despite the name.

Limestone 100m 50 4b - 7a South West Italy - Sicily
Italy - Sicily San Vito - Terra media

The central part of San Vito has a a good seelction of mid grade routes and couple of interesting sectors, in particular Castello is in the shade in the afternoon.

Limestone 30m 50 4b - 7a South West Italy - Sicily
Italy - Sicily San Vito - Torre Isulidda

The sector underneath the conspicuous tower,  about 800m right of the camping

Limestone 50m 100 5a - 7a South West Italy - Sicily
Country: Morocco
Region Crag Overview Rock Type Altitude Number of routes Range of Routes Faces Name
Morocco - Tafraoute Tafraoute North - Griffon Rock

Griffon rock is set in a beautiful valley, very easy to access and with many fine routes, albeit short by Moroccan standards.

Quartzite 1500m 30 S - E5 with most routes in the E1 / E2 range All Morocco - Tafraoute
Morocco - Tafraoute Tafraoute North - Icebox Canyon

Icebox canyon is one of the premier cliffs in the area. Long pitches, atmospheric routes, and beautiful views deep into the Samazar valley combine to give the canyon a big mountain feel.

Quartzite 1500m 30 HVS - E4 North Morocco - Tafraoute
Morocco - Tafraoute Tafraoute North - Lower Eagle

The Afantizar valley is a lovely, lonely place to climb, and Lower Eagle an excellent cliff with long routes, getting easier the higher you climb.

Quartzite 1500m 20 VS - E4 North West Morocco - Tafraoute
Morocco - Tafraoute Tafraoute North - The Narrow Slit

A small but worthwhile crag with many excellent routes. The Narrow Slit is a deep, dry gorge with climbs on both wings and at the entrance to the gorge.

Quartzite 1500m 10 HVS - E3 East Morocco - Tafraoute
Morocco - Tafraoute Tafraoute North - The White Dome

The White Dome is actually a collection of 5 Towers, partly visible from the Tizourgane Kasbah and the road that leads from Ida Ougnidif to the Afantizar valley.

Quartzite 1500m 50 S - E4, with routes predominately in the E1/E2 range North West Morocco - Tafraoute
Country: Spain
Region Crag Overview Rock Type Altitude Number of routes Range of Routes Faces Name
Spain - Balaguer Ager - Barranc de Grillons

A large wall in a beautiful setting high above the Ager valley. Barranc de Grillons has mostly technical wall climbing on positive holds, including a few low grade routes.

Limestone 1000m 50 4b - 7a, mostly in the 6b to 7a range South Spain - Balaguer
Spain - Balaguer Ager - camp 300

An excellent crag of high quality rock in a beautiful location. Ager camp 300 has many slab type routes, that sometimes overhang. Bolting is excellent and the routes are up to 30m in length.

Limestone 1250m 60 6b - 8b South Spain - Balaguer
Spain - Balaguer Alos de Balaguer - El Raco

A small crag in a beautiful location halfway between Alos de Balaguera and the Noguera Pallaresa dam.

Limestone 300m 25 6a to 8a South Spain - Balaguer
Spain - Balaguer Alos de Balaguer - L'Estret

Another easily accessible, well bolted crag. L'estret has sustained slabby routes on the left hand side and overhanging test pieces in the cave on the right.

Limestone 300m 20 6a to 8b South Spain - Balaguer
Spain - Balaguer Camarasa - Crestes de Conill South

The Crestes de Conill are a very interesting geological formation. Fins of rock, 50m high, that are not much thicker than your car, giving solid, slabby climbing.

Limestone 250m 30 5b - 6c South Spain - Balaguer
Spain - Balaguer Camarasa - Marcant Estil

Camaras is a large climbing area with excellent short and long routes. It does not get the sun until the late afternoon.

Limestone 300m 100 North West Spain - Balaguer
Spain - Balaguer Cubells

A nice looking crag, situated at the top of a hill, the routes at Cubells are up to 30m in length and one of the few cliffs in the Balaguera area that give (relatively) low grade as well as mi

Limestone 600m 70 5b to 7a South East Spain - Balaguer
Spain - Balaguer Os de Balaguer

Os de Balaguer is a small gorge close to the village from which it gets its name. It has mostly technical climbing on sharp incut holds.

Limestone 500m 100 6a to 8a South Spain - Balaguer
Spain - Balaguer Santa Ana left bank

Santa Ana is a major climbing area next to the large dam of the river Noguera Ribagorcana which forms the Santa Ana reservoir. The river acts as the border between Catalonia and Aragon.

Limestone 200m 200 mostly 6a to 8a All Spain - Balaguer
Spain - Balaguer Santa Linya - Cova Gran

Cova Gran is one of the most important hard sport climbing crags in the world. Certainly if the density of one pitch hard routes is the measure, it takes a lot of beating.

Limestone 250m 70 7b - 9b South Spain - Balaguer
Spain - Balaguer Santa Linya - Futbolin

Futbolin is the unlucky little brother of the Cova Grana. Anywhere else it would be heralded as a great crag, here it is overshadowed by its more famous sibling.

Limestone 500m 25 6b - 7b South West Spain - Balaguer
Spain - Balaguer St. LLorenc de Montgal

A large climbing area in a beautiful location next to the reservoirs of Panté de Saint LLorenc de Montgal. The crags face south and are a mixture of solid red limestone and conglomerate.

Limestone 250m 200 All All Spain - Balaguer
Spain - Balaguer Tartareu

A long escarpment with hundreds of routes up to 25m in length. It faces east and gets the sun until about 1pm, although this varies a bit according to the sector.

Limestone 600m 200 Mostly 6a to 8a East Spain - Balaguer
Spain - Balaguer Terradets - Paret de les Bruixes

Terradets is a very impressive gorge in the Serra del Montsec 40km or so North of Balaguer. Amongst the many big walls is the single pitch sport crag, Paret de les Bruixes.

Limestone 400m 50 7a to 9a South West Spain - Balaguer
Spain - Costa Blanca Acantilado de Bixauca

A pleasant cliff set amongst olive, almond and cherry trees, the crag of Bixauca offers something at most grades, usually on good, incut and rough holds.

Limestone 700m 30 5a - 8a South Spain - Costa Blanca
Spain - Costa Blanca Font d'Axia

A small crag with a handful of easy routes in a  nice setting in the hills behind Jalon. It gets the sun in the afternoon and is sheltered from the wind.

Limestone 300m 20 Mostly grade 4 and 5 West Spain - Costa Blanca