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Fosso dell'Intiera

The mountains between Terni and Spoleto are the natural continuation of the chain of the Sabini Range. No wonder, then, that the gorges of this area have the same features as those of Sabina. Fosso dell'Intiera, however, has something more: perennial water flow. In summer, this comes down to a trickle of water, just enough to keep the pools clean. In spring, however, the situation should be much better ...

Name Fosso dell'Intiera
Area Umbria
Nearest village Spoleto
Entrance altitude (above sea level) 925 m
Exit altitude (above sea level) 565 m
Length 2 km
Longest rappel 14 m
Rock Limestone
Shuttle Recommended
Explored by Conti, Latini; 1994


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I remember ...

Still a canyon explored 20 years ago but remained largely unknown, reflecting the fact that canyoning has very few enthusiasts even today. Only the social-recreational-adrenalinic version of "canyoning" spread.
I guess it's better this way: with very few exceptions the Apennine canyons remain those solitary and unknown places they were 20 years ago.

Video 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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