Climbing in the Palombara Valley (Palombaio), in the municipality of Rignano Garganico, is allowed only with the authorization issued by the National Park Authority of the Gargano. Climbing without authorization or in discrepancy from it is punished with an administrative penalty. The authorization must be requested from the Park Authority by 30 September of each calendar year and is valid for the following calendar year. The application form can be downloaded.
Furthermore, according to the regulation, it is strictly forbidden to write on the rock walls or to mark the slopes, damage or alter the environment, leave rubbish, ropes, chains, plates or other supports, metallic or not, that are visible on the wall, with the exception of the bolts that are strictly necessary for the routes.