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The valley of river Lao is one of the most enchanting places in Calabria, very rich in natural beauties and outdoor sports opportunities. Canyoning enthusiasts find here different trails, first of all the Canyon of river Lao itself. It begins 2 Km down the village of Laino. It is possible to go through Lao Canyon on foot, but only in summer, when water level is at its minimum. But beware: even in summer current is strong and dangerous..
Canale Castiglione is probably the most frequented technical canyon in Calabria. This happens because:
So you are probably figuring queues of canyoneers and screaming clients waiting for their turn to rappel ... Nothing of this! even in august you will probably meet only water and rock in Canale Castiglione. The most frequented technical canyon in Calabria is a temple of beauty and solitude seeming to be made just for you.
I remember ...
That day I was worried by two things ... The first was flow: I and Renato had not much trust with waterfalls
with abundant flow, and that was not the right chance for experiments. So we planned to rappel out of falling
water, but our choice could have been time-spending while time could have been very precious that day.
Photos by Michele Angileri and Andrea Pucci
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