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First Sella Tower

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First Sella Tower Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,310'
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Submitted By: eDixon on May 25, 2007
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Description 

The first of the five Sella towers. They are the summits located to the west end of the Sella group. First Sella Tower is the smallest, however most popular. The climbing is of an easier grade and the approach is short and straightforward. This leads to a highly polished climbing surface.

Getting There 

To approach the First Sella Tower, park at the top of Sella Pass. Most of the approaches take about 30 minutes.

Climbing Season

For the Dolomites area.

Weather station 14.7 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in First Sella Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for First Sella Tower:
Steger   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 600'   
Tissi Route   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 590'   
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Featured Route For First Sella Tower
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Trenker 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Europe : Italy : ... : First Sella Tower
This route ascends a large groove on the south-west corner of the tower.Pitch 1 - After scrambling up some rock steps, climb up the prominent corner/groove to the right of the south face. (40m)Pitch 2 - The "Trenker Crack". Stem up the polished corner with a wide crack/chimney in it. (40m)Pitch 3 - More easy climbing up the corner system. (40m)Pitch 4 - Follow the broken crack up to the end of the corner. (30m)Pitch 5 - Traverse right out of the corner system to the base of a chimney. (20m)Pit...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of First Sella Tower Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Early morning on the first Sella Tower.  Piz Pordo...
Early morning on the first Sella Tower. Piz Pordo...
Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing on the First Sella Tower, with Sassolungo...
Climbing on the First Sella Tower, with Sassolungo...
Rock Climbing Photo: Hiking off from the First Sella Tower.  Piz Pordoi...
Hiking off from the First Sella Tower. Piz Pordoi...
Rock Climbing Photo: South side of the First Sella Tower.  West Ridge (...
BETA PHOTO: South side of the First Sella Tower. West Ridge (...
Rock Climbing Photo: Summit of the First Sella Tower.
Summit of the First Sella Tower.
Rock Climbing Photo: Telephoto view of the Sella Towers. First Sellatur...
Telephoto view of the Sella Towers. First Sellatur...
Rock Climbing Photo: First Sellaturm, and the Trenker Crack is clearly ...
BETA PHOTO: First Sellaturm, and the Trenker Crack is clearly ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Sella Towers from Steinerne Stadt. The "Locom...
Sella Towers from Steinerne Stadt. The "Locom...

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By Jacques Lepesant
Feb 11, 2010
very easy access, 20 minutes hike, so be prepared to wait or to choose the route where there is no traffic. this is probably one of the busiest peaks in the dolomites. the routes dry pretty fast after rain.
a good idea is to start later in the day, then it´s generally quieter.

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