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Val Masino Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 3,000'
Location: 46.2432, 9.6327 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Awesome rockclimbing and bouldering in a beautiful valley in the north of Italy. Sometimes called 'Little Yosemite' because of the huge granite faces surrounding the quiet valley with clear streams and pools.

Can be crowded in summer, and spring and autumn are supposedly the best times of year to visit.

Getting There 

While driving on the SS38, between Morbegno and Sondrio turn north to San Martino (SS404).

Climbing Season



Weather station 15.4 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Val Masino

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Val Masino:
Luna Nascente   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 8 pitches, 1100'   Val di Mello : Scoglio delle Metamorfosi
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Featured Route For Val Masino
Rock Climbing Photo: 3rd pitch of Luna Nascente

Luna Nascente 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13  Europe : Italy : ... : Scoglio delle Metamorfosi
One of the classics in Val di Mello! Climb a beautiful cracksystem for over 700ft. The first pitch is the hardest, but can be aided. P1 6b: One hard move through a fingercrack, to a slingbelay 20mP2 6a+: Awesome pitch (plenty of pitons and fixed gear). Some chimney moves to a traverse under a roof (fingercrack). Climb around the roof and follow the beautiful natural line. Laybacking! 48mP3 5c: Another great pitch, laybacking and jamming 48m.P4 5b: The steepness of the line lessens, so the climbi...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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