Valle Santa Felice Climbing Site

Santa Felicita rock climbing area is located in a valley north of Bassano della Grappa and in part of the Monte Grappa mountain group.  The cliffs in the valley have been used has been a long time training area for Alpine climbing. The local CAI has bolted several routes and with the increase in climbing levels there has been an increase on the number of cliffs bolted.·

At the moment there is no full guide to the area, but there are normally individuals climbing, so getting a quick direction or two is not that difficult. There is a place to car camp at the beginning of the valley plus an inexpensive hotel nearby. This is an area you can easily get to by foot and if you are getting around Italy by train a possible location.

Great family area. and a nice area to hike or bike. There are plenty of places to grab supplies for a picnic lunch.  If you are visiting Bassano della Grappa do not forget to visit the Grappa distillers and the Alpine Museum at the foot of the Ponte Alpini.


LOCATION Monte Grappa
NEAREST TOWN Bassano del Grappa
BEST TIME OF YEAR Late Spring to early Fall, the valley is narrow so it gets very cold in the Winter
APPROACH TIME 20 minutes
ROCK Limestone
HEIGHT 200 meters
RANGE OF GRADES 4 - 8a (80+ routes)


  • Normale 6a+
  • Riga Nera 6b
  • Pochi intimi 7b
  • La Mestiera 7c

Remember to always buy a Local Guidebook if visiting.

Tags: rock climbing,, Vicenza Province,

  • Classic Bike Climbs of Italy
  • Bouldering in Italy
  • Dolomites of Italy
  • Hiking Italy
  • Rock Climbing In Italy
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