Lungaserra, rock climbing around Monviso
Tristano Gallo introduces the crag Lungaserra in Italys' Piemonte, with 150 sport climbs from 5b to 7b.
The characteristic area of Lungaserra consists of big blocks of very solid gneiss polished over the ages. It is situated in the woods uphill of the village of Barge and offers pleasant climbs ranging from 5c to 7b. These crags are climbed best during the hotter months, in the cool shade of the chestnut trees. The crag hosts circa 150 routes on various large boulders which include, above all, the NW - SW facing Masso di Sinistra, Masso di Destra and Masso dei Folletti del Bosco.
Monviso Rock Climbing Festival 2012
The Monviso Rock Climbing Festival will take place on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October 2012. The meeting is open to all those who wish to sample the delights of rock climbing in the Po valley. Click here to find out more.