The Cima della Madonna is one of the major summits within the Pala Group in the Eastern Dolomites.
Access to the climbs is from Rifugio del Velo at 2358 meters. The refugio is reached from the San Martino-Fiero di Primiero road via a track to Rifugio Malga Civertaghe. A 2 hour walk brings one to Rifugio Velo.
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Scarf Arete, a.k.a. "Spigolo del Velo." 5.7+ Trad, 10 pitches, 1350 feet
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Scarf Arete, a.k.a. "Spigolo del Velo." 5.7+ International : Dolomites : ... : Cima della Madonna
The climb attacks the arete directly and soon passes over the famous "organ pipe holds." The climbing is exceptional and continuously steep. After reaching the top of the initial buttress, continue up the crest of the arete to a second buttress top; a long stretch across a gap to the final headwall is required. The climbing is astounding, on rock resembling a big petrified spongeDescend via the Winkler chimney between the Cima della Madonna and Sass Maor by a marked 2nd and 3rd class s...[more] Browse More Classics in International