Santuario e Benedizione rock climbing wall
c 01/06 no 30/09The wall is sunny in the afternoon, after 2 PM.
Pont-Saint-Martin highway exit. Turn right to take the road on the left from the first round about and follow the directions to Gressoney-La-Trinité until the hamlet of Lysbalma.
The wall is clearly visible climbing from the road towards Gressoney-La-Trinité. It is next to the Noversch waterfall. The wall was recently bolted with both high level technical and athletic routes.
Wall ascent: follow the farm road to the wooden gate at the beginning of the path that starts on the left. Follow the path to another, smaller path on your left that quickly climbs through the woods to the wall.
Local climbers began bolting which was continued by a talented climber from Biella who wanted to create high level technical, athletic and mentally challenging routes. Route ratings do not reflect other walls but is highly forced for higher difficulty. Climbing is free-style with various types of holds making it an endurance and stamina climb.
The activity requires technical experience. Alpine guide assistance is recommended.
Descent: Stops have chains and belays and climbers abseil down on 70 meter cords.
Minimum, maximum and average route difficulty from 6a+ to 9a, average 7c.
Total number of routes: 26 + 27 for the Noversch sector.
Average length is 30 meters with a minimum of 20 and maximum of 35 meters.
Other rock walls in the area: Tschatchelaz – Gressoney-Saint-Jean.