canyon exploring with Michele Angileri

Fosso Croce d'Aspra

Among the steep valleys that make up the upper Fosso del Salto del Cieco, the one that comes from Croce d'Aspra mount offers a nice descent with rappels, walks and downclimbs, through a wooded area today much less frequented than once, away from the usual hiking trails.

Name Fosso Croce d'Aspra
Area Umbria, Valnerina
Nearest village Ferentillo
Elevation loss 480 m
Length 1500 m
Highest cascade 17 m
Rock Limestone
Shuttle Possible with off-road vehicles
Explored by Michele Angileri, Paolo Bracale, Giorgio Ecker, Patricia Mallia: june 16 2018


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The abandoned farmhouses and the numerous paths that one encounters while going down the Fosso are the proof that this solitary area was inhabited and frequented until a few decades ago. The descent thus becomes a bit like a journey through time as well as through a place.

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