Cliff Camping in the Pre-Pyrenees in Spain

Sleep suspended 100m above the ground on the sheer cliffs of the Mallos de Riglos. 1 night. 2 days.

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Cliff Camping in the Pre-Pyrenees in Spain

Sleep suspended 100m above the ground on the sheer cliffs of the Mallos de Riglos. 1 night. 2 days.

  • Spain
  • June
  • Zaragoza Air Base, Zaragoza (ZAZ)

With a guided ascent, you’ll take an easy climb up Mallo de la Visera to your room for the night; a fully equipped portaledge. Suspended 100m above the ground, you’ll enjoy dinner, a magical sunset and an unforgettable nights’ sleep in an incredible natural environment.

Your hassle-free adventure includes:

  • 1-night cliff camping
  • A fully equipped portaledge
  • Local, certified guide
  • All technical equipment
  • Dinner and breakfast
  • All taxes, insurances and licenses relative to the trip

Perfect for:
Thrill seekers looking for a unique adventure and a brilliant story to relay to friends.

What to Expect

Day 1: Climb to your portaledge at 100m

You’ll meet your guide in Riglos and learn a little more about getting to your portaledge, and get kitted out with the equipment you need before you begin your ascent.

There is a choice of route to get to the portaledges in time for the sunset; time and group ability will determine which route you take.

Just in front of your portaledge, you’ll have a natural balcony giving you freedom of movement but, more importantly, a spectacular viewpoint and space to enjoy dinner as you watch the sunset.

Before you retire to your cocoon, your guide will explain how to get to the portable toilet should you need to, and will remain on-hand the entire night via walkie-talkie.

Day 2: Summit Mallo de la Visera and descend

Enjoy breakfast on your balcony before a short, guided climb to the summit, not too far above your portaledge, for some more spectacular views.

From the summit, you will descend the cliff by rappel to the ground. With your feet firmly on the floor by around 10:00, it’s time to say goodbye.

Note: This itinerary and the duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, and weather conditions and forecasts.

Accommodation

There are three rooms (portaledges) at different points of the cliff side. Each has a hammock with room for two people; there is space for two hammocks, allowing a group of four to camp together. Each room has its own natural balcony, and you’ll have access to a portable toilet.

Dates & Prices

Please note: Flights are NOT included and must be purchased separately.

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Prices include

  • Accommodation
  • Equipment
  • Guide
  • Meals As Described

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Location

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The Mallos de Riglos are a set of conglomerate rock formations, located in Las Peñas de Riglos, Spain. They rise up to 300m high and form part of the foothills of the Pyrenees. Formed by eroded material washed down from the slopes of the Pyrenees, the formations became cemented together over time by limestone.

The Mallos de Riglos are a popular challenge for serious rock climbers and are also popular with the huge griffon vultures which nest there, as well as a great diversity of birds and raptors.

Start point?

You will meet your guide in Riglos. The time will depend on the time of year to be sure you reach the portaledges in time for the sunset. In spring and summer, you’ll meet at 17:00, in autumn and winter you’ll meet at 14:00.

Your host will be in touch before your trip to finalise details.

Finish point?

Your tour will end at around 12:00 back in Riglos.

Getting there and away?

Zaragoza Airport (ZAZ) is served by flights from all over Europe. You’re free to book whichever flights you like as long as they meet the times mentioned above.

From the airport, Riglos is a 1½-hour drive away. There is also the option to travel by train, which will take 2 hours via a scenic route.

Your host will contact you before you leave to check your arrival and departure plans.

For extra financial protection against unforeseen circumstances, we recommend you book your flights using a credit card.

Frequently Asked Questions

The following are not included in the trip price:

  • Flights
  • Airport transfers
  • Professional photographer or drone filming available during the ascent
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance

This trip will run with a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 4.

Sure can! A lot of people do, and it’s a great way to meet like-minded people.

No previous climbing experience is needed and in fact, this trip is a great way to try climbing for the first time.

If you don’t fancy the climb, you can reach the ledge by foot over rugged terrain with the assurance of your guide.

This trip runs all year round. In the spring you can expect temperatures to be around 10-13°C; in summer, the temperatures tend to reach 20°C; in the autumn, the weather tends to cool to around 8°C; and the winter can be chilly with temperatures of around 6°C.

You can do this adventure at any time throughout the year. The best seasons for this adventure spring and autumn.

The food is made by a popular restaurant, LA Venta del Sotón; you’ll be served with a starter, main dish, and a dessert.

If you have any special requests, your host will do their best to accommodate you.

  • Ropes
  • Helmets
  • Harnesses
  • Headlights
  • Carabiners
  • Sleeping mats
  • Bag for waste
  • Bottle of water
  • Comfortable clothes for climbing
  • Sleeping clothes
  • Climbing shoes
  • Sleeping bag
  • Thermal t-shirt and pants (in winter)
  • Essential toiletries

Other recommendations are: - Camera - Mobile phone - Personal medicine if required (please inform your guide in case of emergency)

Zaragoza Airport (ZAZ) is served by flights from all over Europe. You’re free to book whichever flights you like as long as they meet the times mentioned above.

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