Seagull´s column - South route - Seagull´s column - Picos de Europa - Cordillera Cantábrica - Spain
Information
Min / max altitude5m / 55m
Duration1 day
Main facingS
Route typereturn_same_way
GearSet of friends,sizes from camalot 0.3 to camalot 3
Source

The route starts just above the only crack visible at the bottom of the south face of the column. There is no fixed anchor until you reach the belay station (two chemical anchors). These first pitch starts by an easy zone of blocks, continues trow a crack and finishes getting out of a 4 meters diedre. This first pitch´s difficulty is about V grade. The second pitch is the hardest one, and as well as the first one there is no fixed anchor. This pitch follows a crack that leans to the right all along the upper part of this monolith. The start of the pitch is the most difficult section (approximatelly 6b). The upper belay is setted up in an summit´s blocks. To descend you need to absceil the same route.

Despite it´s labeled as rock climbing, it´s at sea´s level and it´s length is short, it has alpine rock climbing atmosphere because of the few anchors fixed (only two chemical anchors in the first belay).

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