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Russo Rock Climbing 

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Location: 46.204, 8.6231 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Dan Flynn on Jun 19, 2012
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Spectactular gneiss crag rising over the village of Russo. Long routes, with a concentration of hard stuff (7s and 8s) and still enough worthwhile moderates for the whole gang.

60+ routes, 70m rope useful.

Getting There 

Drive from Locarno north and west. About a 40 min drive following a narrow, winding mountain road.

Buses run from Locarno to Russo (in Onsernone), ~ 1 hr ride.

Climbing Season

For the Switzerland area.

Weather station 8.9 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: In the dihedral of Cabernet Sauvignon 7a

Cabernet Sauvignon 7a 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  Europe : Switzerland : Russo
7aThe prize line in the main sector. Stiff start straight up and then follows a huge right-leaning dihedral up to the apex. Technical and balancy....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Roadside warmup in Russo.
Roadside warmup in Russo.
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Rock Climbing Photo: Twin routes in Russo
Twin routes in Russo

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