You could say that in the Sierra Norte, You can practice climbing in some of the most famous and classic of central areas. Climbing emphasizing adherence (Granite) and the walls of limestone rock, both very close between Yes, so you can practice both modalities in a single day.
Highlights of the climbing schools limestone of the fleece and Patones. In La Cabrera we have a good area for initiation to climbing classic by their semi-equipadas multi-pitch.
We also have climbing walls for climbing initiation.
Patones – Pontoon of the olive
We can consider as it, After La Pedriza, the 2nd climbing in Madrid, both quantity and quality.
The pontoon of the olive is a dam in wayside, in its day it represaba the Lozoya River and is the oldest system of dams of the Canal de Isabel II.
It is the limestone rock climbing school (calcoarenita), most known and visited Madrid and one of the most famous downtown.
The height of the tract varies from 7m. up to 50m. in the parsley or the wailing wall sectors. Dominated by crashes with large number of holes.
The majority of routes are equipped.
The best time for climbing Patones is in spring but due to the multitude of orientations of tracks you can practically scale throughout the year.
Very close to the school earlier and belonging to the same mountainous alignment this climbing school is located in granite. Modalities can be practiced are classic and sports climbing, in vertical plates and adhesion. Almost all routes are equipped and have meetings rapelables.
The Sierra de La Cabrera, a granitic serrezuela, It offers numerous crags with walls of up to 200 m long. For reasons of conservation climbing is limited to these three sectors: the Pico de la Miel, Clockwise and the jackpot Cancho, with a total of 150 pathways between IV and 8th, and artificial routes up to A2 +.
It is a perfect place for by their semi-equipadas multi-pitch trad climbing initiation.
The orientation of its walls makes climbing practicable during most of the year.
Blocks in La Cabrera. Due to the granitic nature of this saw, It is also a good place for climbing blocks, the school offers some 500 blocks of all grades with a height between 2 and 5 m.
Limestone rock climbing school, possibly the closest to the city of Madrid, the approach is short from either of its two car parks.
The routes are not very long, oscillating between the 12 and 15 meters with small crashes.
The climbing school is located in the tail of the Pedrezuela reservoir, so in winter is usually filled with water, having to arrive by boat or destrepar to be able to scale.