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Second Sella Tower  


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Elevation: 8,520'
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Submitted By: eDixon on May 25, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Southwest face of the Second Sella Tower

Description 

A little taller and more impressive looking than its' smaller sibling. The north face has a couple of the most popular mid-grade routes in the group. The climbing is generally steep, on solid rock, and covered in good holds. However, with the amount of traffic that these routes see, comes a highly polished climbing surface.

Getting There 

The approaches all start from the top of Sella Pass. Most of the climbing can be reached in about 15 minutes.

Climbing Season



Weather station 22.4 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Second Sella Tower:
Kasnakoff   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 9 pitches, 820'   
Messner   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 11 pitches, 820'   
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Messner 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Europe : Italy : ... : Second Sella Tower
This is a steep route up the north face of the tower. It is on good rock and follows a line up through the black water streaks.Pitch 1 - Climb up a groove and then move right towards the black streaks.Pitch 2 - Traverse right across the black streaks to the top of a small pillar.Pitch 3 - Climb steep face up to below a roof.Pitch 4 - Climb up through the roof and continue up a shallow corner.Pitch 5 - Traverse directly right to a stance on a small ledge.Pitch 6 - Climb up the groove, then move ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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