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Castelmola 

Messina Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 511'
Location: 38.1907, 15.5292 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Orphaned on May 17, 2012
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Description 

In the northeast side of Sicily the rock climbing around Messina consists of 8 separate limestone crags, some of which offer multi-pitch bolted routes up to 150m long. The largest crag is at Castelmola, near Taormina, which offers single pitch sports climbing with nearly 50-recorded routes across a good selection of grades.

Getting There 

See Sicily page for directions.

Guidebook found here:
climb-europe.com/RockClimbingS...

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.3 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Messina Area
Rock Climbing Photo: The traversing route "Variante dei Traversi&q...

Variante dei Traversi 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13  Europe : Italy : ... : Castelmola
Begin by traversing right from the intermediate anchor on "Per un Pugno di Dollari" to end the first pitch just under an obvious hand crack. The 2nd pitch hand crack takes PERFECT hand jams, then finishes with some exposure on awesome jugs on an overhang!...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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