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Guided Trekking to the Canyon of Gorropu: Medium - Hard

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Difficulty: Medium - Hard

Location: Urzulei / Orgosolo (North Ogliastra / Barbagia)
Height Differential: 700m (descending) – 400m (ascending)
Duration: 8 hours

Meeting at the Passo Genna Silana along the SS125 you walk the descending path that takes you all the way to the canyon itself. This 90 minute trek rewards you with awesome panoramic views of the valley with natural streams and lush fauna greeting you at the end of the path near the mouth of the canyon.
The canyon itself is breathtaking with enormous boulders scattered like marbles, 500m walls either side almost swallowing everything up.
Your guide will take you through the canyon until reaching some rope assisted climbs. Safety harnesses and ropes are used to scale the rocks after which there is the return path which takes you back to an off-road motor vehicle for your transfer back to the start point.

Additional Information:

  • Great care has to be taken whilst touring the canyon as the rocks can be slippery under foot
  • Take water and food for lunch
  • Parking available at the start of the path
  • A good level of fitness is required for this excursion
  • Suitable for older children of an active and adventurous disposition
  • Not suitable for children under 13 years of age
  • Transfer to the start point available upon request
  • Multi-lingual guides available (Italian, German, English)
  • Group tours of 15 persons or more are available upon request
For more information and reservations please contact STS
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