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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['4 Stars',41],['3 Stars',114],['2 Stars',83],['1 Star',21],['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
Moby Dick 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a 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
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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