Tuesday, May 31, 2016

More Margalef Rock Climbing

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Climbs were not this way...
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Well earned snacks!
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After all that, we went to hike around and discovered a whole area of well marked crags...
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Pretty good olive oil made en route to camping, with teir orchards surrounding:
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Up to the hostel
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Bye Margalef
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Monday, May 30, 2016

Climbing in Margalef

We were able to get a guidebook and beta from the Hostel and we headed to the rock.
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First, I hiked all the way up to the white rock - not the routes, but awesome view of the dammed lake area:
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Then we found the correct areas!
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(yeti)
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Climbing is awesome! Clipping bolts is more fun than expected!
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Back into town
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Sunday, May 29, 2016

Into Margalef

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I was stressed/apprehensive about going to Margalef as again, I couldn't find much about the climbing there, but I saw 1 awesome pic, a note that said 'you can climb right from your room', 'climbers paradise' and that there was a climbers hostel.
Good thing we ended up going, as it was amazing. Definitely worth going back and spending a few weeks just there climbing. Over 1500 sport routes, hostel, 2 camping areas and a small grocery in town- what more do you need?
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The campsite was quiet. We stayed at La Pont (showers, wifi, cafe, warmth), with the 2euro/night cheaper option being at La Presa (only dishwashing water, bbqs). There was a couple with a tween and toddler, a few other tents and a crowd that would have drinks outside the cafe, including Ashima Shiraishi's parents, while she rode around on her scooter. 
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