ROCCA PENDICE (TEOLO) ROCK CLIMBING AREA | PADOVA PROVINCE
Rocca Pendice is volcanic cliff located in the Colli Eugenai and has over 300 bolted routes to climb on. The climbing at Teolo (the other name for Rocca Pendice) is technical and takes good footwork and route reading skills. If your style if power climbing you could get 'handed you lunch' at this site, there are many mid ranges climbs that can only be done with technical sequences.
Rocca Pendice is a great area for a 2 -3 days of climbing, sitting just south of the city of Padova and located in the Euganei hills (best know for the hot springs in Abano) there is plenty to do on none climbing days, as a major wine region and protected area the Euganei hills makes for a quite and relaxing area to vacation.
Rocca Pendice rock climbing site offers a great change of pace to the limestone cliffs that dominate the region
ROCCA PENDICE (TEOLO) ROCK CLIMBING GUIDE
|TYPE OF ROCK||Volcanic|
|NUMBER OF ROUTES||360+ (4 to 8a)|
|LENGTH OF ROPE NEEDED||60 meter|
|EQUIPMENT||15 quick draws, some anchors do not have clips|
|APPROACH TIME||10 minutes|
|SPECIAL NOTES||Not a place to climb if rains. Do not leave valuables in car at parking|