Arco Climbing Area, Trento Province

Rock Climbing Italy, Arco

Arco has a mild climate and has a huge selection of climbing routes from single pitch to 300m long in a wide range of grades. Climbing is possible throughout the year, even if the south facing crags can be too hot in the summer, there is plenty of selections that are cooler. The best time to climb in Arco is spring and autumn.

The Lake Garda area offers a great place for windsurfing, mountain biking and hiking. All this together, combined with the fact that Lago di Garda is positioned near a great number of big cities makes the whole area a very popular place for holidays and weekends. The area is crowded with tourists during August and during weekends. Because of its popularity Arco has a lot of Hotels, camping grounds, restaurants and bars, so there is no problem to find food and a bed to sleep in though you have to book before leaving during the summer.

Arco has a long tradition of hard rock climbing,and the first international climbing competition was hosted in 1986. Every year in September the "Rock master" is held.. The are a couple of indoor bouldering room for rainy days.

ARCO ROCK CLIMBING GUIDE

REGION Trentino-Alto Adige
PROVINCE Trento
NEAREST TOWN
Rovereto
GEOGRAPHY
Sarca Valley
ROCK Limestone
HEIGHT 15-500 meters
NUMBER OF SECTORS 47+
NUMBER OF ROUTES 1000+
EQUIPMENT 15 quick-draws
LENGTH OF ROPE 60 meters
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CLIMBING SECTORS IN ARCO TRENTO

Rock Climbing Italy, Arco Zones

Sectors

AREA 1 Around Arco

  1. Massone
  2. Laghel
  3. Muro dell'Asino
  4. Red Point Wall
  5. Monte Colt
  6. Rupe di Oz
  7. Pilastro Afgano
  8. Mandrea
  9. Baone
  10. Colodri
  11. Marocche di Prabi
  12. Sport Roccia '86
  13. San Paolo
  14. Swing Area
  15. Ceniga

AREA 2 Gresta Valley

  1. Crosano
  2. Besagno
  3. Mori
  4. Monte Albano
  5. Nomesino
  6. Pannone
  7. Ronzo Chienis
  8. Monte Biaena

AREA 3 Around Nago

  1. Nago
  2. Passo S. Giovanni
  3. Belvedere
  4. Marmitte dei Giganti
  5. Corno di Bò
  6. Spiaggia d. Lucertole
  7. Garda

AREA 4 Sarca Vally

  1. Cima della Coste
  2. Placche Zebrate
  3. Transatlantico
  4. Pietramurata
  5. Muro di Sysypos
  6. San Siro
  7. Lago di Cavedine
  8. Piccolo Dain
  9. Lima Rock
  10. Lomaso
  11. La Gola
  12. Santa Massenza
  13. Terlago
  14. Margone
  15. La Vela
  16. Serrada

 
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