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Punta Delle Cinque Dita

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Punta Delle Cinque Dita 

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Elevation: 9,830'
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Submitted By: eDixon on May 26, 2007
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Punta Delle Cinque Dita is located west of the Sella Towers and Sella Pass. It is easily identified by the prominent tower-like feature (The Thumb) to the right of the main summit when viewing from the road. The climbing is relatively easy and this often leads to crowds. The rock is of average quality, but the summit itself is quite worthwhile.

Getting There 

Start at the Sella Pass Hut. You can either hike from here in about 1 hour, or, take the lift which deposits you more or less at the base of the route.

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Punta Delle Cinque Dita:
The Thumb   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 9 pitches   
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This spire is spectacular - from any angle.

The Thumb 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Europe : Italy : ... : Punta Delle Cinque Dita
Pitch 1 - Face climb up to the large scree covered ledge.Pitch 2 - Traverse right along the ledge to the base of the ridge.Pitch 3 - Face climb up with good holds to a stance on a smaller ledge.Pitch 4 - Face climb up to a shoulder on the ridge near some blocks.Pitch 5 - Leave the ledge and follow a broken crack system up to a small ledge.Pitch 6 - Face climb up on good holds to another small ledge.Pitch 7 - Face climb up on more exposed terrain.Pitch 8 - More face climbing up along the ridge.Pi...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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The 'Thumb' on Punta Delle Cinque Dita.
The 'Thumb' on Punta Delle Cinque Dita.
The summit of the "Thumb" on the right with the lower 4 rappels down the wall on the left.
The summit of the "Thumb" on the right with the lo...
The lift terminal between Fuenffingerspitze and Langkofel.
The lift terminal between Fuenffingerspitze and La...
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By Giulio
From: Waterville, ME
Jul 12, 2007

Doloimites rule!!!