Sicily – San Vito Lo Capo

Guide Book IBSN – 978-88-96634-53-0 (2012) or 978-3-938680-26-1 (2014)

Where to:14

Stay:  There is a campsite beneath the crag which has a both a tented area and cabins.  Else their are villas/appartment for renting via the Home and Away website here.

Climb:   The San Vsalinella cragito lo Capo Salinella cliff is a continuous 4km rock formation with routes from 6 to 35 metres high and all grades especially suited to grades F5 – F6a+.  You could almost belay from within the camp site!

 

Front view of the full 260 meter high face of Pizza Monaco

Front view of the full 260 meter high face of Pizza Monaco

One not to miss L’Abito Non Fa Il Monaco a 7 pitch well bolted classic on the Pizza Monaco.

 
Transport:  Flights to Palermo from Birm/Manchester but there are no direct flights unless
from Stansted for about £260 rtn.  A car is needed to travel to San Vito and to get supplies.

 

A visit to the ancient hill top town of Erice on a rest day is recommended.