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canyon exploring with Michele Angileri

Torrente Acquaniti

On northeastern border of Sila Mounts, Torrente Acquaniti opens its way to sea Ionio through a thick and very compact layer of pudding rock, made mostly of white, grey and pink granite debris. So canyon of Acquaniti has uncommon shapes and colors, majestic and very very beautiful.
Another masterpiece enshrined by the mountains of Calabria.

Name Torrente Acquaniti
Area Calabria, Sila Greca
Nearest village Pietrapaola
Entrance altitude (above sea level) 340 m
Exit altitude (above sea level) 75 m
Length 3 km
Longest rappel 16 m
Rock Pudding
Rating4 (summer)
Shuttle Strongly recommended, though trail can be done with one car.
Explored by Michele Angileri, Andrea Pucci; august 12 2008


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The amazement and satisfaction for the canyon we were descending accompany to the fatigue getting ahead hour by hour. Canyon was long and it had an infinite chaos of boulders forcing us to a constant searching for the less hard points to downclimb. Continuous downclimbing and uncomfortable rappels were consuming our energies.

The day after was dedicated to rest!

Photos by Michele Angileri and Andrea Pucci

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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