Torrente Palvico

Short but amusing descent inside a magnificent and deep gorge.

 

Difficulty: v4 a4 III
Period: june to september
Length: about 1 km
Alt. Difference: 120 m (540-420)
Rope descents: 7, higher 50 m
Bolts: good - 2004
Duration: 2h descent
Shuttle: 3 km (WARNING - beware of robberies)
Equipment: 2 ropes 60 mt long

 

WARNING! Artificial dam over the canyon.

Access
lower: reach the village of Storo (TN), take the road for Riva del Garda and turn left before the football field. Go on for a few hundreds meters until a parking near an underground aqueduct skirting the Palvico bed.
upper: come back in the road towards Riva and begin to rise up along the valley; after the bends, 3 km far from the parking, park the car near a long open space on the right. On the opposite side of the road, a little path leads to the water.

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