There is no fixed anchor until you reach the belay station (two chemical anchors) . Bring with you a set of friends,sizes from camalot 0.3 to camalot 3.
The route starts just under the only crack visible at the bottom of the south face of the column. . These first pitch starts by an easy zone of blocks, continues trow a crack and finishes getting out of a 4 meters diedre. This first pitchīs difficulty is about V grade.
The second pitch is the hardest one, and as well as the first one there is no fixed anchor. This pitch follows a crack that leans to the right all along the upper part of this monolith. The start of the pitch is the most difficult section (approximatelly 6b). The upper belay is setted up in an summitīs blocks.
Despite itīs labeled as rock climbing, itīs at seaīs level and itīs length is short, it has alpine rock climbing atmosphere because of the few anchors fixed (only two chemical anchors in the first belay).
For more exhaustive information take a glance at: http://katuankak.blogspot.com/search/label/Aguja%20de%20las%20Gaviotas
To descend you need to absceil the same route.
Submitted by: gorkacu on 2009-08-01
Last Modified: 2009-09-21
Route ID: 101119