WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) – Lago di Luzzone: House world's tallest artificial climbing wall

22-03-2021

(Worldkings.org) Climbers should sign a waiver and pay the fee at Ristorante Luzzone, located at the top of the dam. Double check the hours of the restaurant before you go to make sure someone will be there to give you the key.

Diga di Luzzone is the dam at the west end of the Lago di Luzzone reservoir located in Ticino, Switzerland.

Diga di Luzzone is home to the tallest artificial climbing wall in the world. A German climbing hold manufacturer installed over 650 artificial holds and bolts in the late 90's. The route covers a vertical distance of 165 meters, going from the base of the dam to the top. 

20 Swiss francs per climber plus 100 Swiss franc deposit gets you the key to unlock the ladder that gives you access to the first pitch. Climbers should sign a waiver and pay the fee at Ristorante Luzzone, located at the top of the dam. Double check the hours of the restaurant before you go to make sure someone will be there to give you the key.

Route beta

165m (540’) – 5 pitches (5.7, 5.8, 10a, 10a, 10b) – Sport Each station has two quick links and a rail to stand on. The last anchor is built into the railing at the top.

The route slowly transitions from slab (pitches 1 & 2) to overhanging (pitches 4 & 5). The climb has lots of holds and is well protected. 

According to sportiva.com

 

 


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