This fact may be surprising, but there are still a number of amateur climbers that visit the island of Majorca to do go climbing.
Almost the entire Western coast of Majorca is towered over by the mountain chain Tramuntana. The heights of these mountains are not staggering, although Majorca's Puig Major peak reaches a considerable altitude of 1447m (located on the road between Soller and Pollença, in between two artificial lakes, in the heart of Majorca's mountains).
The quality and the formation of rock in Majorca is of a good consistancy for climbers. There are plenty of route maps for climbers of all levels, and many expeditions are organised throughout the year.
The ascent is made among olive groves, with wonderful views of the Soller Bay. On the route there is an area of cultivated land where it is possible to enjoy a glass of recently picked and squeezed orange...
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