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Arco and Surrounding Area

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Arco and Surrounding Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 600'
Location: 45.9129, 10.8847 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Forestvonsinkafinger on Feb 3, 2009  with updates from Luca Guarneri
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Arco is at the northern tip of Lago di Garda, just northeast of Riva del Garda. There are amazing limestone formations that are swarming with busy bees on the weekends. Many long, run out multi-pitch climbs on rusted pins blot these walls. There are also a number of beginner crags to practice on (5.0 even). A car access crag is Nago wall, where wall to wall 1P sport 5.6-5.13 await. There are remote crags yet to have bolted lines betrothed to them. There are also many climbs around Lake Garda. There are climbing shops spewing into the streets from every corner of Arco-town where deals are good and so is the food. Guidebooks in every western language are plentiful.

Getting There 

From Verona (or A4) Take E45/A22 to Marco, then take SS240 to SS240dir to Arco

Climbing Season

For the Italy area.

Weather station 17.2 miles from here

26 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]

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Odyssey 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Europe : Italy : ... : Nago wall
This route is easily one of the best at Nago as it lies on the prettiest chunk of limestone there. Sustained 11+/12- climbing with a lot of crimping continues on a stiff slightly overhung grade until the last bolt with a very hard crux. One decent rest comes above the first bulge. After that it's enduro until the final powerful move....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Climbers on Placche Zebrate slabs.
Climbers on Placche Zebrate slabs.
Rock Climbing Photo: The big limestone of Arco.
The big limestone of Arco.
Rock Climbing Photo: The north end of Lago Garda with Nago and Torbole ...
The north end of Lago Garda with Nago and Torbole ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Crossing the bridge over the river Sarca and into ...
Crossing the bridge over the river Sarca and into ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Arco from near Mori
Arco from near Mori
Rock Climbing Photo: The Arco valley from above arco.
The Arco valley from above arco.

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