Climbing in Finale Liguere, photo: Bob Horan Colle...
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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268 Total Routes
['4 Stars',42],['3 Stars',117],['2 Stars',86],['1 Star',22],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Italy:
Featured Route For Italy
La Torre 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Europe
: ... : Settore della Torre
The classic two pitch route and the namesake route of this sector.One of the earlier routes at Monte Cucco.Climb up a steep, kind of polished, strenuous and tricky face on exact pockets, to a slightly left slanting crack which straightens out as one progresses straight up. Belay anchor on face just left of a bush and right of a bigger ledge in the trees. 5.9+/5.10a. 25m.Climb to the right and up, above the bush. Follow the cracks/grooves up and past a shallow roof to a belay stance and ancho...[more] Browse More Classics in International
Latest Regional Forum Messages
Climbing above the vineyards in Finale, photo: Bob...
Oct 22, 2009
As many world class routes there are in this country, I am surprised at the lack of action on MP.com for Italy. I suggest we all take a group outing there.
By Matt Marino
From: Georgetown, MA
May 12, 2010
Does anyone have any information on Riva Ridge in Lizzano Italy? It was the sight of the 10th Mountain Division's first combat in WWII and being a former 10th Mountain Soldier I'm trying to make a pilgrimage.
Nov 1, 2012
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