Saturday, June 26, 2010


It's been a long time since our last trip to Montserrat, but bad weather and bird closures have taken us away for a while. Last weekend, we headed to Torrent del Migdia area with the aim of climbing a couple of routes up to the magnificent Montgròs, one of the best viewpoints of the mountain. 
The Montgròs is the huge chunk of rock in the centre of the picture

We were two climbing parties, so we choosed two routes closer enough one to another in terms of take some nice pictures: Retrobolting and Griviola Bella.

 Retrobolting is mainly a face climbing while Griviola Bella follows a pronunded groove. 

 Griviola Bella 4th pitch
Retrobolting 3rd pitch
 El Montgròs summit

From el Montgròs summit views all over Montserrat are stunning
El Coll del Migdia
Ecos, Frares and Agulles regions
Sant Jeroni region
 Sant Benet region
 Sant Joan region
 La Roca Plana dels Llamps
Descent thru the Camí dels francesos

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