Castello (Torre)

Elegant obelisk of red quartzite near Chiappera in upper Val Maira- The peak forms Castello - Provenzale Group with other three fine towers (Rocca Castello, Croce Provenzale and Punta Figari). Torre Castello has different vertical and interesting faces with several technical routes with high quality rock.

Elevation (feet): 8,031
Elevation (meters): 2,448
Continent: Europe
Country: Italy
Range/Region: Cottian Alps
Latitude: 44.511152
Longitude: 6.922451
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Year first climbed: 1913
First successful climber(s): Rahm-Rivier by rope-throw from near Rocca Castello-First traditional climbing by Virgilio Gedda 1930
Nearest major airport: Torino
Convenient Center: Acceglio, Chiappera

Thanks to alberto rampini and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

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