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📍El Chorro – La Barra, Uruguay.


Mar de Fuego - multi pitch adventure on Frontales Bajas 

Last day of the trip so we decided to have a multi pitch adventure – Snr Fernandez’ website came up with the goods in the form of Mar de Fuego, Sea of Fire, a 7 pitch 7a up the front of Frontales Bajas which has been gently beckoning me each morning as I gazed out of my bedroom window… … 240 more words

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Hot Springs

For Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Even though I landed yesterday, I didn’t stay out of the car today.  I was not driving thank goodness for a change. 162 more words

Villanueva del Rosario

Another day of discovery on a new crag – Villanueva del Rosario is about an hour’s drive north east of El Chorro, just beyond Antequerra, and became famous in 2003 with the first ascent of Chilam Balam, graded 9b+ at the time. 412 more words

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El Makinodromo and playing with trains

With the opening of the refurbished “Camineto del Rey” El Chorro is really on the map, with a thousand visitors on busy days! There was certainly quite a procession in matching white hard hats making their way from the far end of the gorge down into town. 253 more words

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Frontales and Poema Roca 

Back to the sunny side and a day on Frontales. We meandered along without much of a plan until beneath sector Momia, and ended up warming up on a 7a, El Orajazo. 194 more words

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Desplomilandia - chillin! 

I allowed myself to be talked into a day at Desplomilandia on the basis that it felt pretty warm yesterday. Not a problem a few hundred metres higher and on a totally shaded set of crags! 124 more words

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