The third edition of Malopasso is enriched not only by new crags and routes, but also by a selection of classic itineraries throughout the mountains of Campania.
The guidebook describes 50 climbing spots between Amalfi Coast, Positano, Palinuro and Cilento National Park.
Year after year, climbing has slowly become part of these areas, proving to be also an important asset for local tourism and a good alternative to the crowded “classic” crags of central and northern
Climbing in wonderful places means also gathering a knowledge of the area, its people, past and history.
Here the physical pleasure of climbing comes along with unusual scenarios in an almost mystical dimension.
The landscape totally changes when moving to the National Park of Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni.
The walls of Cilento have an additional blessing: the rock mixes with the blue sea, the mediterranean scents, local history and traditions.
About the Author
Oreste Bottiglieri, born in Cava de’Tirreni (SA) in 1972, lives between the Amalfi Coast and Cilento National Park, where he opened more than 600 climbing routes, including single pitches, multi-pitches, and classic
routes. He climbs since he was 13, he is aspiring to be a mountain guide, he is climbing instructor, nature guide, operator on ropes and most of all he’s the founder of “Climbing House”,
an association which for years has created and taken care of almost all climbing areas in Campania.
The passion for the mountain, the rock and his own land, and his work as a guide, took him through the years to discover and value most of climbing spots in Campania.