Stallavena Climbing Area, Verona Province
STALLAVENA ROCK CLIMBING AREA | VERONA PROVINCE
Stallavena Rock Climbing site is located in the Verona Province of the Veneto Region. A great site for beginner climbers and families, utilized by the local Climbing Club Italy and a caving group for training. Sitting just north of Verona it is worth a couple of hours visit before returning to explore the city.
WHAT IS THE CLIMBING LIKE AT STALLAVENA
This site has been a training ground for local climbers and climbing schools. Until Cerado was developed Stallavena was the primary site north of Verona. The cliff offer single pitch climbs on vertical and less than vertical walls. There are no major overhangs at this site and the problems tend to be one move crux routes. There are several easy routes, but attention needs to be paid to the fall area and distance between bolts. A nice site for climbers under the 6c level but more advanced climbers could get bored quickly.
GETTING TO THE STALLAVENA CLIMBING AREA
Stallavena is reached by provincial bus from Verona to Bosca Chiesanuova, getting off at the Stallavena stop you can walk to the cliff in 15-20 minutes.
If you are driving you will need to reach the Verona Est exit and follow the signs toward Grezzana and Bosco Chiesanuova. In about 10 km you will actually see the cliff on your left, exit the main road at Stallavena and follow the signs to the Chiesa. Driving up the hill until you reach the Chiesa where you can park, then walk back down the road to the first turn where you will find a trail leading to the center section of the climbing site.
STALLAVENA CLIMBING GUIDE
|Geographical||Lessini Mountain Group|
|NUMBER OF CLIMBS||130+|
|GRADES||3 - 7b|
|TYPE OF ROCK||Limestone|
|BEST TIME OF YEAR||
Spring and Fall
Winter in the morning
Summer in the late evening
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SUGGESTED CLIMBS AT STALLAVENA
You can find plenty lodging in Verona, but there is also a hotel in Stallavena, this is not a bad place to base yourself the explore other crags in the Verona area. You can still camp above the cliff area if you maintain a low profile and no fires. For a guide book and general information go to the Alpino Bar near the centre.