canyon exploring with Michele Angileri

Fosso di Rocca Gelli

A little before ending in river Nera, the Rocca Gelli creek encloses in a short, beautiful narrow.

Name Fosso di Rocca Gelli
Area Umbria, Valnerina
Nearest village Piedipaterno
Elevation loss 50 m
Length 120 m
Highest cascade 16 m
Rock Limestone, pink scaglia
Rating3
Shuttle No
Explored by Gatti, Guido, Santarelli, Boccaccini, Liberati; 1994

 

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Ease of access, shortness, tightness, waterfalls not so high: these are the features that made Rocca Gelli canyon one of the most frequented in Central Italy. In concrete this means that, on Saturdays and Sundays of spring and rainy seasons it is easy to meet a team or two who descend the canyon.
Of course, in the other days the canyon turns back to be solitary.

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