Climbing fun in Arco

Whether sports climbing, alpine routes or fixed rope routes: Around Arco in Trentino professional climbers and beginners are spoilt for choice. If you combine this variety with the very mild climate that permits to climb from the beginning of spring to late autumn it is obvious that climbers in Arco will never be alone.

More than 100 crags in Arco and environs offer climbing tours for every taste: Height, length, sun or shadow, slip-proof or slick walls, very difficult or easy as pie – in Arco everybody finds his favorite tours. Brave and tireless pros will rejoice in up to 1,000 m high, vertical rock faces, while newcomers may prefer slightly gradient routes with large holds.

Even the best climbers will find some challenges. Not for nothing every year in September the Rock Master takes place in Arco – one of the most important international climbing competitions.

Among the most famous climbing zones of Arco can be mentioned for instance Massone, Muro dell’Asino, Nago, Belvedere, Regina del Lago or the alpine routes of the well-known Colodri wall. The only drawback: Due to their popularity and the publicity during the summer holidays these crags are always very well attended. If you prefer more tranquility, you should avoid Arco during the high seasons and on bank holiday weekends.