The area of Foresto characterized by a fine limestone, is known to climbers, for at least thirty years, since Mr. Cech opened a 120-meter street on the east wall of the Orrido, which soon became famous as the wall was overhanging, "the Oblique fissure". In the years that followed many routes were traced on the walls of the Orrido, especially by the Wild Mucchio, a group of young and strong Turinese mountaineers who, going against the trend of the alpine habits of the period, preferred difficult walls and problems. technicians at the great heights. Following the evolution of sport climbing has brought a new wind and have equipped a large number of routes on all the walls, even the smaller ones, in the area. Today the district is one of the most important climbing centers in Piedmont with several single-wall cliffs and walls up to 200 m. of height.
Access: From the village of Bussoleno head towards Susa along the SS 25 after two Km turn right towards the village of Foresto, from the Church square take via San Rocco (downhill) and after 300 m in the vicinity of an obvious curve take a left dirt road continue up to the parking lot (150 m.) From here a mule track first flat and then slightly uphill leads in 10 min. to the wall of the Black Striams, continue along the mule track along a dry wall until a left turn., Another hundred meters and then find a not very marked junction on the left that soon leads to the first sector 20 min from the car park .
- Crag: Foresto - Terrazze di Avalon
- N. Routes: 22
- Level: 4a/6b+
- Height: 490 mt.
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- Update: 04/03/2015
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