Monte Cucco Canyon Ring

Itinerary Data

Difficulty Challenging
Length 2,4 Km
Duration 1,5 h
Elevation Gain  172 m
Altitude Difference 70 m


Short description of Itinerary

Short and very suggestive route classified as "demanding" because in order to reach the suggestive Canyon you have to face a "small climb" of about ten metres of height with an equipped rope. We therefore recommend this section to the most courageous climbers (be careful!!).
The Canyon is a narrow, almost fairy-tale rocky gut, with a flat bottom, really very characteristic.
The second part of the route is almost completely flat and crosses the plateau as far as the "Ciappo delle Conche" where it is worth stopping to admire the numerous rock carvings, the large grooves and the water collection trays used by the primitives to attract the animals to hunt. For those who love fitness in the middle of nature, in the first part of the route there is a gymnastic itinerary with equipment and explanatory signs.



The Ciappo delle Conche and the Ciappo dei Ceci

The Ciappo dei Ceci (whose name derives from the dialectal term "erxi" or holm oaks) is a slab of calcareous rock of about 300 square meters located on top of the Bric Spaventaggi where numerous prehistoric....


Meeting Point

Finalborgo - Porta Testa square

Moving to Orco Feglino to reach the starting point of the path and the return will be carried out by private vehicles, trying to optimize the number of cars.

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