The Piz Pordoi in the broad peak that is easily distinguished by the black water steaks running down the north-west face. This is a large face that contains some long and enjoyable routes. Due to the length of the routes, the rock quality can vary. Overall the climbing is good and some of the finest long routes at the grade can be found here.
Most of the climbing can be accessed from off the Sella Pass road.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Piz Pordoi:
Fedele 5.7 Trad, 26 pitches, 2625 feet
South Pillar, a.k.a. “Mariakante” 5.7+ PG13 Trad, 9 pitches, 820 feet
Featured Route For Piz Pordoi
South Pillar, a.k.a. “Mariakante” 5.7+ PG13 International : Dolomites : Piz Pordoi
The start of the route is in a gully system that is undercut by a few feet. To verify you are in the right place, look up for a small tower to the left and the main wall on the right. Pitch 1 (20m): Getting off the ground is one of the cruxes of the route due to the undercut start. Once established on the rock in the gully, head up and slightly left clipping a few pitons to a big single bolt anchor with rings in the gully. Careful with the loose rock in the gully—your belayer will appreciate ...[more] Browse More Classics in International