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Sports climbing in Italy
Napoleonica  1 2
Costiera  1 2
Costiera: the routes from left to right
with a brief comment by the "local" Dino Sturman from Trieste:

Sector 1
1) Papillon 6b strange start
2) Tropical 7c bouldery
3) Wowi Zowy 7b technical and difficult. Manolo described this a motorway! The choice is yours!
4) Armadillo Brillo 6b technical start, then eases off. A 35m must
5) Jango 6c nice stamina route, first on tufas, then on edges and pockets through the overhang. A classic
6) Shadow 7a not easy
7) La mela o il pomo 6c pumpy
8) Santa Esmeralda 8a beautiful climb, stamina needed, (on-sighted by Seve Scassa!)
9) Cocomo 7c ex stamina 8a on pockets, nice route
10) Pensiero Positivo 7c fingery
11) Romantico scoglio: two fantastic 6b pitches that must be climbed
Pitch 1 technical slab
Pitch 2 overhanging traverse with airy exit onto slab
12) Macedonia
Pitch 1 4° corner
Pitch 2 7a obvious overhang with exit onto slab

Sector 2

14) Liquerizia beautiful 6b
15) Gelati 6b beautiful
Pitch 1 nice yellow corner
Pitch 2 fantastic unforgettable white slab
16) C'est più facile 7a
17) Settimo cielo
Pitch 1 6c technical and satisfying pitch
Pitch 2 7b pillar with overhanging finish
18) Rambo
Pitch 1 7a "the" stamina pitch of its grade
Pitch 2 7b+ pumpy
19) Kura 7c+ super, stamina needed if you don't use the holds of nearby rambo
20) Colibrì 8a+ extremely pumpyy, just 5 ascents to date
21) Piperita Patty
Pitch 1 6c 25m stamina
Pitch 2 7b 30msurprise finish
22) Maga Mago 6c+ difficult and nice route
23) Hause Party 7c overhanging with difficult moves
24) JonJon 6c hard move at first bolt
25) Burattinaio pazzo 6a large holds
26) Topo Gigio 5c fun corner with traverse on slab
27) Finferlucchere 5a super, perhaps longer than 38m

Sector 3

28) Hass Fidanken 42m
Pitch 1 6c small corner with overhang
Pitch 2 7a fun but demanding, good footwork essential
29) Survival 6b, great slab with finishing overhang
30) Tramezzino 6c slabby
31) Koka Kola Kid 7b/c small overlap
32) Pallido Inverno 7b strenuous
33) Exodus 37m
Pitch 1 7b marvellous tufa
Pitch 2 6b fantastic
34) Bella Lugosi
Pitch 1 6c overhanging crack
Pitch 2 7b chimney and slab on the right
35) Doris
36) Project
37) Minami, 7b/c testing and pumpy - get ready to climb
38) Faccia a faccia con te, 7b short and intense
39) Pasticcini, 42 m
Pitch 1 6b fun traverse rightwards to niche
Pitch 2 7a/b climb the arete above the chain
40) Via di Emilio(Comici), gosh this route is old, but climb it to see what was on offer those days!
Pitch 1 part of the previous route
Pitch 2 5c fantastic corner
climbing in Italy, Costiera
Dino Sturman fighting the start of Rambo 7a

rock climbing in Italy, Costiera
Dino Sturman climbing the overhanging Colibrì 8a+

sports climbing in Italy, Costiera
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