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Torrente CÓllora - tratto inferiore

Downstream of Roccamandolfi bridge the CÓllora has its most narrow and dangerous parts. Spectacular sceneries follow one another interspersed with steps to deal carefully.

Name Torrente CÓllora - tratto inferiore
Area Molise, Monti del Matese
Nearest village Roccamandolfi
Elevation loss 130 m
Length 1600 m
Highest cascade 20 m
Rock Limestone
Rating8
Shuttle Possible
Explored by G.Antonini, P.Santinelli, P.Grillantini, S.Romani, T.Bisci, C.Schembri; 2002

 

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In all these years lower CÓllora has been descended no more than 3-4 times. This must be due to the explorers' report, describing it as polluted by wastewater and trash.

Over the years, however, the construction of the Roccamandolfi purifier and the change in population's habits have allowed the canyon to become again substantially clean.

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