Climbing in Isili

Isili is the winter crag per excellence in Sardinia. It has a very high concentration of long overhangs and the north sector 'Urania' is famous for its extreme routes and unsent projects.

In Isili there are a total of 13 Sectors, starred with hundreds of routes for beginners and hardened climbers alike.

Sectors

Sector n. of routes Grades Orientation
Urania 56 7a - 8c s-w
Paese dei Nuraghi 13 6a - 6b n
Corvo Spaziale 36 5a - 7b s
Paese dei Balossi 20 5a - 7a w
Ombra del Dubbio 12 7a - 7c s-w
Cubo Magico 12 6b - 6c s-w
Pietra Filosofale 50 6a - 8a s-w
Pentagramma 15 6a - 6b s
Corvo Solitario 11 6b - 7b n/e
Muro Blu 14 5b - 6a s
Campo dei Fiori 17 6b - 7a s
Conca Manna 30 6a - 7c e

The Hardest routes

Sector Route Name Grade Length Year bolted First sent
Urania La signora con la falce 8c 15 m 1996 Steve Mc Lure
Urania L'Eternauta 8b+ 15 m 1995 Adam Ondra
Urania Fungo Atomico 8b+ 15 m 1996 Matteo Marini
Urania Raga 8b+ 17 m 1993 Arthur Kubista
Urania Fantasia e verità nel Tanca Farà 8b+ 17 m 1998 Arthur Kubista
Urania Halloween 8b 15 m 2009 unknown

Urania has also a dozen of bolted projects that are waiting for their first sender. We're talking of short (15 meters) but really complex and bouldery overhangs. They are mostly located at the north end of Urania, where the overhang becomes a roof!