About the book

Roca Verde ships from the USA!

This is the second edition of the Roca Verde climbing guidebook to the Cordillera Cantabrica climbing area of Northwest Spain. It covers Asturias, Cantabria and Leon, and includes the best routes within these regions. With over 50 crags, 239 sectors and nearly 3500 routes; an overview of the bouldering; links to videos and over 200 full colour action photos this is the definitive guide to the Roca Verde region. Select guide in both English and Spanish.

Learn more about the region, this book, and its author in this 2017 Rock and Ice article by Bobbi Bensman.

Note: Due to a recently-released third edition, this is on sale for $20.


  • Roca Verde (2nd edition)
  • 2016 Richie Patterson
  • 512 full-color pages
  • 978-0992887421