Falesia di Gudo


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  • The cliffs are easily accessible and are located in a sunny area (from 09.30 to 16.30 even on the shortest days of the year) which makes them particularly noticeable in winter as in the middle seasons. The rock, although not among the best in the Canton, offers very varied and never banal ways. Climbing takes place on slightly resting slabs and vertical walls as well as on slight overhangs, sometimes very challenging. The Gudo crags are characterized by three different sectors that include about 35 climbing routes with difficulties for all tastes, from the 4th to the 7th degree. The first cliff, the one at the top is PANORAMIX, a medium-sized structure that houses 13 single pitches. The small central cliff, BELLA BIONDA, hosts 4 relatively single and relatively beautiful short single pitches. The CANYON is the third structure, the lower one but also the richest and most varied and offers 18 single pitches. Sunset on the PANORAMIX sector

  • Access: Coming from Locarno, turn left immediately after the Coop di Sementina and before the bridge (in via alla Serta). Continue the climb for about 900 meters until you reach a hairpin bend with a bench and a tree on the right, follow the curve to elbow (and do not continue straight) to continue in via Mondò about 1.5 km. three back, on the fourth you leave the asphalt, at the yellow sign of the paths indicating Redonda / Gudo (see photo) and continue on the gravel road. Continue on the dirt road up to the parking lots (about 600 meters after the fork). Crossroads at the fourth hairpin Map modified by picolaciot.ch we thank for the availability!

  • Crag: Falesia di Gudo
  • N. Routes: 38
  • Level: 4b/7a
  • Height: 450 mt.
  • Beauty:
  • Exposure: South
  • Gear: Excellent stainless steel fix. Some streets from the lower grades close for beginners.

  • Rock: Gneiss of Ticino quite abrasive

  • Latitude/Longitude
    N 46.1793º/E 8.9610º
  • Latitude/Longitude
    N 46.1803º/E 8.9624º
  • Coordinates Precision:
  •  Mainteners / Best Wikiers: Mägia: 38, giusin: 7, oras: 1, lennyp: 1,
  • Biblio: -

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  • Logistic: Parking spaces It is strictly forbidden to park outside the designated areas as the land is private. Therefore, in order to avoid unnecessary problems with the owners, we ask you to have the utmost respect and leave your machines only in the two parking lots indicated. THANK YOU!!! Once the car is parked, head to Locarno (W) on the hairpin bend (parking spot 1) on a path initially not very visible, then marked with white and red arrows. Continuing to descend the trail, after less than 5 min. the first sector is reached: PANORAMIX. From the latter it is possible to go down again towards the two lower sectors; at the fork at the end of the descent, take a left to reach BELLA BIONDA (about 5 minutes starting from PANORAMIX), staying on the right, instead, you reach CANYON (about 8 minutes from PANORAMIX).

  • Update: 01/06/2021
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Sectors (Routes)

N. Name Routes Grade
2 CANYONCANYON 21 5a+/7a
N. Name Length Level



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