That got your attention – and even if it didn’t, it should boost the click count from random Google searches! The “Mighty Penis” in question is a 32m 6a+ at the left end of Can Simiro, but that’s getting ahead of ourselves.
Day 4 of SunRock dawned bright but breezy, and the team split down the middle seeking the best combination of sun and shelter – half heading to Siurana and our lot to Arboli.
From the same parking spot you can access Placa Duc, a sheltered spot with some unpolished gentler warm ups
We sampled the full range on offer at Can Mansa, starting on Mes por qué vergonya, 6a,
Then upping the ante on the very polished and cruxy Bottifara a Seques, 6b – here’s John showing how it’s done…
Hoping for similarly amenable grading on the adjacent Desvariant La, 7a+, my luck ran out at a very bouldery crux. With an eye on the approaching clouds we moved up to Can Simiro, which in hindsight would have been a better option for the whole day, and I just managed to get in an ascent of the aforementioned 32m 6a+ before the heavens opened. A quick dash down to the car avoided a major drenching as thunder and lightning moved in, and we dried out and warmed up with a beer in Cornudella de Montsant.