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Balladrüm climbing area gives climbers a one-of-a-kind experience with panoramic views over beautiful Lake Maggiore. Its walls are formed from gneiss rock and face south, making them particularly suitable for some spring and autumn climbing, when the weather is mild and a day spent climbing is all the more rewarding.
Distance 1.5 km
Highest point376 m
Lowest point325 m
These cliffs are perfect for families or anyone trying out climbing for the first time.
A great location for arranging climbing courses too.
The Panoramico sector features routes ranging from 3a to 6a, whilst the Lusertol sector has routes with difficulties from 5b to 8a.
They’re easy to access by foot from Monte Verità, with the closest parking approx. 25 minutes away.
Difficulty: Panoramico sector: 3a to 6a / Lusertol sector: 5b to 8a