Grotti is one of the most beautiful crags of Latium, sunk into smashing woods.
The crags afford routes whose grade of difficulty is sometimes out of the reach of many climbers.
- Section: lazio
Access: From Rome take the Via Salaria in order to reach Rieti, then take the S.S.578 to Avezzano for about 7 Km, at this point the road runs along the side of a Limestone wall, this is the first sector of Grotti's Crags,
In order to reach the sector "Iniziazione" (Initiation) you have to go on for 2 more Km.
Sector "Il Deposito" (Depot) : At the gate of Grotti take the first pathway next the first house to the left of the town, here starts a track which lead to the mythical sector "Il Deposito"
- Crag: Grotti
- N. Routes: 126
- Level: 5b/8b+
- Height: 450 mt.
Exposure: The crag is exposed to the sun, hot, very hot.
It is typically frequentable the whole winter or even in Spring and Autumn, exploiting the cool breeze under the trees.
- Gear: Everlasting, by mean of resined taproots
- Rock: It affords a riddled limestone, singleness in his own way, tending sometimes to conglomerate.
A coveted aim of all climbers that are visiting Italy.
N 42.3559º/E 12.9498º
N 0.0000º/E 0.0000º
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- Mainteners / Best Wikiers: posco: 1, marcdh: 1, formicarossa: 1,
Accomodation: "Ocre Chalet" Feel the essence of a natural holiday. The Chalet (ECOLEADER certificated) is located on the slopes of Monte Ocre near San Felice, not far from the city of L'Aquila (10km), and at 18km from the ski resort of "Altopiano delle Rocche" and 20 km from the "Funivia del Gran Sasso". It's a wooden structure (blockhouse type - see photo gallery) and through the application of modern concepts of green building makes anti-sismic and an Energetic Class A building.
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- Update: 23/05/2014
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