Beautiful calcareous crag of the lower Gesso Valley, a temple of extreme climbing of well-deserved world fame, with many high-level itineraries, has a history to be considered among the most important in Piedmont for sport climbing.
- Section: piemonte
Access: The Andonno cliff is located above the village of the same name, located at the beginning of the Valle Gesso, reachable from Cuneo in about 13 km. Arrived in Andonno, you park at the beginning of a dirt road that leaves behind the houses and by an easy path, to the right, you get to the wall near the Central Sector in about 10 minutes. To the right we find, going up, the DX sector with some routes of multiple pitches and single pitches of medium-high level, from 6b upwards. Still on the right the Buchi Sector with routes up to 7th. From the access trail, before arriving at the Central Sector, a detour to the left goes up to the Amphitheater, the extreme heart of the cliff. On the right some shots like this, in the middle the beautiful wall of Everything to be redone with streets of every difficulty and on the left the Altar with its beautiful extreme ways.
- Crag: Andonno
- N. Routes: 198
- Level: 4a/8c+
- Height: 800 mt.
Exposure: It climbs from July to November in the DX sector, October and November for the Central Sector.
Gear: Excellent in resin
Rock: Very compact limestone in drops of water and reeds. Strong climbing is preferred on the fingers and technique on the feet.
N 44.2991º/E 7.4413º
N 0.0000º/E 0.0000º
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Logistic: There is a campsite in Valdieri or San Rocco Castagnaretta (2 km from Cuneo). There are also many guesthouses and hotels in the valley.
- Update: 25/08/2016
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|1||Settore SxSettore Sx||24||4a/7b+|
|2||Anfiteatro e FuturoAnfiteatro e Futuro||22||6a+/8c+|
|3||Paretino dell'OndaParetino dell'Onda||13||6b/8a|
|4||Parete NeraParete Nera||21||5a/8a|
|5||Desperado e KarkadèDesperado e Karkadè||38||5a/8a+|
|6||Canne d’organoCanne d’organo||17||6a/8b|
|7||Gatto Parnaso e TexasGatto Parnaso e Texas||41||5a/8b|
|9||Parete del ForteParete del Forte||11||6a/6c+|