Further up into the hinterland north of Barcelona, squeezed between the limestone around the coast and the conglomerate of Montserrat, lies a modest but charming set of granite crags. Cellecs is well worth seeking out, if nothing else, for the views of the Med to the south and the Pyrenees to the north.

Slightly tricky to find the crags, spread out over a hilltop in dense trees scattered with trails and forestry tracks. The Barcelona Rockfax mini guide has a good map (if you can get hold of one). If you stumble across a crag with a finger board incongruously erected at the top you are at Roques Nuevas

Plaça Cellecs is the best bit of rock; a 20m high, easy angled, slab of crystalline granite with some knobbly holds and generally good friction.

The routes on the main slab reminded me of High Neb Buttress (though with the sting taken out thanks to a smattering of bolts). 

Nothing desperate, but a fun afternoon in a lovely spot. Fab views over the Med 

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