In Italy, there are all types of climbing to be found. The country is full of possible destinations. An abundance of everything from sport climbing to long, alpine routes. In addition to a variety of climbing styles, are the various types of stone. Much of the climbing is on different types of limestone, however, beautiful granite can be found as well. Check it out, you won't be disappointed!
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Italy:
South Face Buttress 1, a.k.a. “South Arete” 5.7+ PG13 Trad, 14 pitches, 1100 feet, Grade III Dolomites : Tofana di Rozes
South Face, Buttress 2, Pillar Rib (Constantini/Ghedina) 5.9 Trad, 18 pitches, 1400 feet, Grade IV Dolomites : Tofana di Rozes
Cima Piccola – South Arete Yellow edge 5.9+ Trad, Alpine, 11 pitches, 1100 feet, Grade IV Dolomites : Tre Cime di Lavaredo
Cima Ovest-North Face - Cassin 5.11 PG13 Trad, Alpine, 1500 feet, Grade IV Dolomites : Tre Cime di Lavaredo
South Face, Buttress 2, Pilastro Route (Constantini/Apollonio) 5.11 Trad, 19 pitches, 1500 feet, Grade V Dolomites : Tofana di Rozes
Featured Route For Italy
Moby Dick 5.10a International : Europe : ... : Settore della Torre
Steep and improbable. Climbs up the prow of the Tower.Well bolted.From the first pitch of La Torre, instead of climbing out to the right, near the bushy tree belay, climb up left to the larger ledge below the aręte of the Tower. Climb up and slightly right of the aręte. Pass several roofy spots, always with a thank goodness hold to provide some confidence that there will be another.Really great position on this classic pitch. Belay just below the statue of the Madonna. Enjoy the view!Rappel...[more] Browse More Classics in International