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
South Face Buttress 1, a.k.a. “South Arete” 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
: ... : Tofana di Rozes
While it's the smallest buttress of the classic buttresses on the south face, the South Arete is a striking arete offering great climbing and fantastic position. It's a perfect warm-up and gauge for the other, bigger routes on the south face. Many of the belays are on nice ledges and while much of the climbing isn't directly on the arete, it still has an exhilarating, airy and exposed feeling it to. Because of the length of the route, it's difficult to describe in detail the pitch-by-pitch ac...[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
For extensive topos on the various crags of Italy (and other regions)see the Italian version of MountainProject: