In Cortina the great rock-climbing wall at the 5 Torri was established near the end of the nineteenth century. This is where the great climbers from Ampezzo such as Angelo Dibona and Giuseppe Dimai traced their first routes at 4b-4c level of difficulty; and where in the thirties a group of climbing enthusiasts formed the Scoiattoli (Squirrels) di Cortina Club on July 1st, 1936.
Their logo used to be a red squirrel sitting on a rock which was embroidered on their red sweater. Today this has become the symbol of Cortina, and the Scoiattoli Club numbers over 50 climbers.
The Great Tower, the Torre del Barancio, the Latin Tower, the Torre Quarta Alta and the English Tower make up the 5 Torri; multiple large rocks surround this area, making it so fascinating.
Each year this great rock-climbing wall beckons an amazing number of climbers from all over the world as the environment, rock quality and safety in climbing make this place unique.