canyon exploring with Michele Angileri
Vallone del Lupolo
Vallone del Lupolo is a tributary Rio Zagarone, known among canyoneers as one of the most interesting canyons in southern Italy. The Lupolo is beautiful too, featuring majestic narrows and waterfalls. Like the Zagarone, the flow is perennial and usually more abundant than what you see in the photos (taken in 2017, year of extraordinary drought).
I remember ...
That time our aim was the descent of Rio Zagarone. The night before, however, weather forecasts became unfavorable: there was the risk of afternoon thunderstorms.
Weather remained good for the whole descent. Then, as we walked through the path that led to the car, the heavy rainstorm went off ...
Photos and video by Michele Angileri and Giorgio Ecker
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