Route Climbed: Northern normal route Date Climbed: May 20th 2004
Climbed Monte Corrasi from Scala 'e Pradu in its north. Up to the Scala the ascent was easy using a forest road. From there on a panoramic scramble a little east of the northern ridge. More and more of Sardinia's mountains come into view.
Had a great time on the summit but then decided to take the southern ridge for descending. Near the summit this route is marked but the blue marks and cairns can be quite easily lost in the macchia undergrowth. Had to head down the west face directly and luckily found a location where only minor climbing skills (class II) were required. Headed trail less through an old oak forest towards a dirt road we had seen from above. Miraculously this was already the correct road to take us back to Oliena though it kept winding along the Corrasi west faces.
"Got tight last night on absinthe and did knife tricks. Great success shooting the knife into the piano. The woodworms are so bad and eat hell out of all furniture that you can always claim the woodworms did it."