After five intense weeks, the brothers Pou and Kico Cerdá have reached the summit of the Peña Santa de Castilla and thus opened the heavily overhanging multi-pitch route Rayu and also climbed the red point. Following the article there are first impressions of the route in the form of a video.

The two Basques were already on the way and climbing difficult tours on many walls of Europe, often also in Switzerland. In their homeland they opened numerous tours, including the route Orbayu in the Picos de Europa National Park.

Great commitment to Neutour Rayu

The latest post by Iker and Eneko to the climbing community is another multi-pitch test piece, also to the Picos de Europathat some strong climbers will surely struggle against in the future.

The route is 600 meters long, heavily overhanging and has a key length of 8c. The route was set up from below within five weeks.

Fixed securing points are rare, which makes laying friends and nuts indispensable. Also in the 8c length.

Iker Pour on Rayu
Wacky rock structures in the Rayu route. (Photo by the Pou brothers)

They managed the red point ascent of the long and demanding route in just twelve and a half hours in one day.

The Pou brothers inspecting Rayu

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