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Climbing Gardens

Also in the Val Pusteria valley numerous rock faces have been made available for climbers. Perfect conditions for a gorgeous climbing experience.

In the warm season climbing in natural surroundings is a gorgeous experience. The Val Pusteria valley offers best conditions and numerous climbing gardens with various levels of difficulty.

Alta Pusteria:

Franchi-Valle di Landro
Journey: from Dobbiaco to Valle di Landro, park at the parking area of Hotel Drei Zinnen
Approach: cross the river behind the hotel
Routes: 5 routes up to the grade 7b, 3 routes up to the grade 8a

Valle di Rienza-Valle di Landro
Journey: from Dobbiaco to Valle di Landro, park at the parking space of the hotel Drei Zinnen
Approach: from the parking space towards the Rigugio Locatelli up to a sign, where a path (on the left) leads to the climbing garden (45 minutes)
Routes: 8 routes up to the grade 5a, 4 routes up to the grade 6a, 5 routes up to the grade 6c, 4 routes up to the grade 7b, 6 routes up to the grade 8a

Landro-Valle di Landro
Journey: from Dobbiaco into the Valle di Landro and towards Cortina. After Lago di Landro, park at the left side, on your right you can see the rocks
Approach: cross the road directly to the climbing garden
Routes: 7 routes up to the grade 5a, 8 routes to the grade 6a, 15 routes up to the grade 6c, 9 routes up to the grade 7b, 7 routes up to the grade 8a, 2 routes up to the grade 8a

Monte Baranci-San Candido
Journey: from Brunico to San Candido, to the chair lift of Sesto
Approach: take the chair lift to Monte Baranci; from the mountain station left down to the path, within two minutes you reach the climbing garden
Routes: 3 routes up to 5a, 12 routes up to 6c, 3 routes up to 7b, 2 routes up to 8a

Val Campo di Dentro-Sesto
Journey: from Brunico to San Candido, to Sesto, shortly before the village turn into Valle Campo di Dentro, proceed to parking area
Approach: from the parking area to Rifugio Tre Scarperi, from where a path on the right leads to the rocks
Routes: 5 routes up to 5a, 2 routes up to 6a, 6 routes up to 6c, 4 routes up to 7b

Lake Braies
Journey: from Brunico to Monguelfo into the Valle di Braies, to Lago di Braies, park at the parking space (chargeable)
Approach: from right or left of the lake to the sign “climbing garden”
Routes: 4 routes up to the grade 5a, 6 routes up to the grade 6c, 3 routes up to 7b, 1 route up to 8a

Polentablock-Lago di Braies
Journey: from Brunico to Monguelfo into the Valle di Braies and Lago di Braies, chargeable parking area
Approach: a ten minutes’ walk on the right riverbank takes you to a picnic area. Cross a drain on the right before reaching the rock.
Routes: 1 route up to the grade 6c, 1 route up to the grade 7b, 6 routes up to 8a

Hotel Lago di Braies
Journey: from Brunico to Monguelfo into the Valle di Braies. Proceed to Lago di Braies; chargeable parking area
Approach: walk along the path behind the hotel for some metres, follow the blue arrows, turn left to the climbing garden
Routes: 2 routes up to 6a, 7 routes up to 6c, 8 routes up to 7b, 9 routes up to 8a

Ponticello-Braies
Journey: from Brunico to Monguelfo, Valle di Braies towards Prato Piazza, parking space in front of the “Brüggele” restaurant.
Approach: on the road to Prato Piazza until you reach the first hairpin bend
Routes: 3 routes up to the grade 5a, 8 routes up to 6a, 5 routes up to 6c, 4 routes up to 7b

Kirchler-Braies
Journey: from Brunico to Monguelfo into the Valle di Braies and Prato Piazza. About 100 m before Prato Piazza, park on the huge parking area (the road to Prato Piazza is only open until 10 am, afterwards shuttle service every half an hour)
Approach: walk along the Alta Via delle Dolomiti n°3 for about one hour
Routes: 1 route up to 6a, 7 routes up to 6c, 9 routes up to 7b

Plätzwiese-Braies
Journey: from Brunico to Monguelfo into the Valle di Braies and Prato Piazza. About 100 m before Prato Piazza, park on the huge parking area (the road to Prato Piazza is only open until 10 am, afterwards shuttle service every half an hour)
Approach: proceed for 200 m on the left along the fence until you reach the Alta Via n°3, proceed on this path for about 45 minutes (rocks are visible from the parking area)
Routes: 2 routes up to 5a, 9 routes up to 6a, 13 routes until 6c, 6 routes until 7b, 1 route until 8a

Boulder Schneastapfa-Braies
Journey: from Brunico to Monguelfo into the Valle di Braies and Prato Piazza. About 100 m before Prato Piazza, park on the huge parking area (the road to Prato Piazza is only open until 10 am, afterwards shuttle service every half an hour)
Approach: on the forest road to the tavern “Hohe Gaisl”. Proceed uphill and over the fence to the rocks (about 35 minutes)
Boulder: 2 Boulder up to 5a, 2 boulder up to 6a, 7 boulder up to 6c, 6 Boulder up to 7b, 4 boulder up to 8a

Val Pusteria:

Loathna Kofel-San Lorenzo
Journey: from Brunico to San Lorenzo, shortly before the crossing to Val Badia, turn right to Castel Badia, at the place-name sign to the hamlet Campolino, after 200 m park on the left side
Approach: from the parking area slightly downhill to the rocks
Routes: 2 routes up to 5a, 6 routes up to
6a, 10 routes up to 6c, 12 routes up to 7b, 1 route up to 8a

Gais (face climbing)
Journey: from Brunico to San Giorgio and about 400 m further on to Gais. Park on the right along the road
Approach: cross the road, proceed on the path to the climbing garden
Routes: 6 routes up to 5a, 10 routes up to 6a, 2 routes up to 6c

Neugoas-Gais
Journey: from Brunico to San Giorgio and about 400 m further on to Gais. Park on the right along the road
Approach: See “Gais face climbing”. Proceed up to the first hairpin bend, steep uphill to the climbing garden
Routes: 5 routes up to 5a, 3 routes up to 6a, 9 routes up to 6c, 9 routes up to 7b, 5 routes up to 8a, 1 route up to 8a

Drittlsond-Speikboden
Journey: from Brunico to Campo Tures into the Valle Aurina. At the little bridge turn left and park your car along the forest road
Approach: follow the path leading into the forest
Routes: 1 route up to 5a, 8 routes up to 6a, 5 routes up to 6c, 3 routes up to 7b, 2 routes up to 8a

Tobl-Riva di Tures
Journey: from Brunico into the Valle Aurina, shortly before Molini di Tures turn into the industrial zone and towards Acereto. After 200 m turn off towards Riva di Tures, park along the Franziskusweg road
Approach: straight to the rocks
Boulder area: from the parking area some metres towards Riva, on a path on the right to the blocks within a five minutes’ walk.
Routes: 3 routes up to 5a, 13 routes up to 6c, 8 routes up to 7b, 10 routes up to 8a

Heachnbichl-Riva di Tures
Journey: from Brunico into the Valle Aurina, in front of Molini di Tures turn into the industrial zone and towards Acereto. After 200 m turn off towards Riva di Tures, park along the Franziskusweg road
Approach: walk from the parking area on the road towards Riva, turn right on a forest road. Past the “Tobl” boulders, follow the path to the rocks.
Routes: 1 route up to 6a, 5 routes up to 6c, 11 routes up to 7b, 15 routes up to 8a

Villa Santa Caterina-Brunico
Journey: from Brunico to Teodone and Villa Santa Caterina. In the centre of the village turn right and follow the road to a little football field, where you can park at the left side
Approach: follow a short uphill path to the rocks
Routes: 10 routes up to 5a, 5 routes up to 6a, 8 routes up to 6c, 10 routes up to 7b, 7 routes up to 8a, 1 route up to 8a.
Boulders: 32 boulders up to 5a, 7 boulders up to 6a, 28 boulders up to 6c, 13 boulders up to 7b, 12 boulders up to 8a, 1 boulder up to 8a

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