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canyon exploring with Michele Angileri

Fosso di Pincano

In the bucolic landscape of the hills between Terni and Spoleto, covered with woods and pastures and dotted with quaint medieval villages, opens the majestic gorge of Fosso di Pincano. The white bed of the stream, usually dry, winds between high walls and dense forests leading us into a timeless dimension ...

Name Fosso di Pincano
Area Umbria, Monti Martani
Nearest village Montebýbico
Entrance altitude (above sea level) 800 m
Exit altitude (above sea level) 600 m
Length 1300 m
Longest rappel 21 m
Rock Limestone
Rating2
Shuttle Possible
Explored by Re-explored by Michele Angileri and Andrea Pucci; june 17th 2012

 

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I remember ...

Old rusted bolts and pitons on the top of dryfalls were telling us that canyon had been discovered about 20 years before, but no one seemed to know it. Clearly that canyon had not been descended in the last decade. Unknown though explored yet.
This can happen when the explorers don't publish anything: the news may not spread and the canyon returns unknown. This happened to many explored canyons in Italy ...

Photographs in this website show ultralight ropes (6 mm ropes made of high tenacity fibers). Read multimedia book Ultralight ropes canyoning technique to learn how to use them.

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