The coast of Sardinia and so much of the interior of this island is loaded with limestone cliffs of all sizes. Terry and I have traveled around sampling the different crags on the seaside and the interior sections.

Cala Gonone is the main beach side tourist area and well known sport climbing destination. The atmosphere is very friendly, the travel is quite easy, the food and lodging are excellent. The local and visiting climbers a very helpful keeping us on the right track to finding the fine sport routes in the area.

We found the better climbs to be in the south outside the town of Baunei and Jertzu. The rock had not been traveled as much and the routes were all equipped with new stainless bolts.

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Beautiful, rugged coastline of Sardinia.

image Terry enjoying the featured limestone climbing.

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View from the crag outside Baunei.

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Excellent topos with well equipped routes in the southern areas.

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Another fine route to on sight – the best form of climbing – one shot to the chains.

Art Mooney