Slideshow (11 photos)

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  El Yelmo

Guirles-Campos: Belen belaying in a mess of ropes at the top of the top of the second pitch (V+)


Guirles-Campos: Belen runs it out up the third and fourth pitches (V, V+)


Guirles-Campos: Belen belays at the top of the 4th pitch


Goats scamper around the cliff


Guirles-Campos: Jesús approaches the belay leading the second pitch (V+)


Vía del Gesto: This route demanded thin laybacking, high-angle friction, and tiny crimping and was the most difficult route I climbed at La Pedriza


Pedro packing gear for the hike out with El Yelmo in the background


Caballo Blanco: Pedro climbs the crack in the middle of the first pitch (6a)


Caballo Blanco: Pedro pulls the roof near the end of the first pitch (6a)


El Yelmo at sunset; this south face has in excess of 50 multi-pitch routes


El Yelmo showing the routes we climbed