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
Kimera 5.11a International : Europe : ... : Parete Striata
Super cool multi-pitch outing! This route has a bit of everything with slab and overhangs.Pitch 1) From the vaguely marked name "Kimera" start straight up the slab and head to a comfortable belay stance slightly left of where you began. (5.10a) This stance is equipped with good bolts and is about 15 feet left of some rusty old bolts/anchor.2) Continue straight up the slab trending slightly right. The crux is right off the belay stance, which kind of sucks, but at least you get one bolt between y...[more] Browse More Classics in International