VERONA PROVINCE ROCK CLIMBING GUIDE

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The Verona province is the third best province in the Veneto to climb after Vicenza and Belluno.  There are several well developed cliffs in the Lessini mountains north of the city of Verona, sites on the eastern shores of Lago di Garda, and within the Adige valley as it runs north toward Trento.

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WHAT IS THE CLIMBING LIKE IN THE VERONA PROVINCE OF ITALY

Most of the cliffs that have been bolted in the Verona Province are limestone that has been craved out during the Ice ages.  So you will find more crimping and side pulls rather than finger pockets. Most bolted cliffs are one pitch sport climbing routes, but there is also a few multi pit routes in and Adige Valley.  There is no bouldering fields in the Verona Province, but there are a few small areas to traverse and climb off the rope.  Due to this lack of bouldering areas there are a few very good indoor facilities in or near Verona, the best being Kings Rock indoor gym.

HOW TO GET TO THE VERONA PROVINCE

The easiest way to get to Verona is to fly into Venice Marco Polo Airport and then take the train to Verona.  If you make a stop in northern Europe look for a flight in the Verona Airport.  From there you can rent a car to access several good climbing areas.  Verona city offers the best varity of Lodging and places to explore after climbing. 

HOW MUCH TIME SHOULD I PLAN ON CLIMBING IN THE VERONA PROVINCE

If you are a strong climber you could spend a week climbing in the Verona Province.  However, if you are only looking break up the flow of a normal vacation with a few active adventures plan 2-3 days in the Verona area and then move on to the Vicenza Province or Trento Province.

ROCK CLIMBING SITES IN THE VERONA PROVINCE

  1. Ceredo Climbing Area, Verona Province
  2. Ceraino Climbing Area, Verona Province
  3. Falesie del Forte Climbing Area, Verona Province
  4. Marciaga Climbing Area, Verona Province
  5. Monte Cimo Climbing Area, Verona Province
  6. Rivoli Climbing Area, Verona Province
  7. Soave Climbing Area, Verona Province
  8. Stallavena Climbing Area, Verona Province
  9. Ai Falconi Rock Climbing Area, Verona Province

 

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