Sports facilities

Everyone that visits Mendata will have the possibility to experience and live in contact with nature, to enjoy the landscape, and find charming spots. But, that is not all. Many kinds of sports facilities are available: the Rock Climbing Track, the "Fronton", Trekking Trials and Routes, BTT Routes, among others, allow for the visitor to practice rock climbing, to play a good ball game, or discover the heart of the Urdaibai's Biosphere.

Rock climbing facilities

Rock climbing facilities

Located in the Elexalde Neighborhood , by the Idatze Etxea Centre a rock climbing track is available. This facility allows for the visitor to practice rock climbing without having to go to a mountain wall. It is out in the open, and it has a metal structure covered with a fiber glass coating that resembles a natural rock surface.

Fronton

Fronton

The "Fronton" is located at the Elexalde Neighborhood, by the "Probadero" (an area devoted manly to test the strength of oxen in team competition). The "Fronton" offers a large roofed area that aside of Basque Ball games (pelota), it also houses many of the town events throughout the year.

It allows for different ápelotaá games even during the winter season, whether played by hand, with wooden racquets (pala), or tennis racquets. It is possible to buy tokens to turn on the "fronton" lights. These tokens may be bought at either one of the two town bars.