Monte d'Oro

Monte d'Oro
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Located in the heart of the island,this peak is a rock universe above Vizzavona forest.From the railway station in Vizzavona,through the "bergerie de Pozzatelli",the couloir La Scala,then easy rock climbing(UIAA scale I-II)to the peak.Lovely view over mountains and sea.Descent through "Epuale de la jonction","bocca di porco",to the Cascades Des Anglais and the railway station.Alpine envirorment.

Elevation (feet): 7,710
Elevation (meters): 2,350
Continent: Europe
Country: France
Range/Region: Tyrrhennian Islands
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Ajaccio,Calvi,Bastia
Convenient Center: Vizzavona,Corte

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