Cinque Torri, Tres Cime di Lavaredo, Marmolada and more, are all Dolomite rock climbing classics surrounding the stunning Cortina D’Ampezzo. This beautiful Italian town is famous for its ski scene in winter, and when the snow melts, it is an ideal location for mountaineering adventures and rock climbing. Because it is well developed for outdoor sports, some of the additional benefits of choosing Cortina as a rock-climbing destination include a great variety of options in terms of rock, climbing types, routes, but also in terms of guidance and preparation. Whether you are looking for a short fun rock climbing outing in the mountains, looking to advance and acquire new skills, or looking to go on a multi-day rock climbing spree, you will find the perfect guide to quench your thirst for the rocks.
Cortina has Alpine climate conditions with warmer months ranging from April to October, with average summer highs of 20°C.
Cortina lies north of the Veneto region. Options to get there include driving and buses, which you can take to and from the Venice, Teviso and Bologna airports. The nearest train stations to Cortina are in Calalzo di Cadore to the south and in Dobbiaco to the north where you can also take a bus to Cortina.
For rock climbing, the best months are late May to October.
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