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.
The approaches all start from the top of Sella Pass. Most of the climbing can be reached in about 15 minutes.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Second Sella Tower:
Kostner 5.6 Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 430 feet
Kasnakoff 5.8 Trad, Alpine, 9 pitches, 820 feet
Second Sella Tower – North West Ridge 5.9 PG13 Trad, Alpine, 11 pitches, 1100 feet, Grade III
Messner 5.10a Trad, Alpine, 11 pitches, 820 feet
Fata Morgana 5.10 Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 600 feet, Grade II
Featured Route For Second Sella Tower
Kasnakoff 5.8 International : Dolomites : Second Sella Tower
Good, fun route on steep face and corner climbing.Pitch 1 - Climb up and to the right to reach a small niche above a crack. (40m)Pitch 2 - Start up face and continue up through a corner/chimney. Then move to the right to gain a small ledge. (50m)Pitch 3 - Climb up the loose-looking, black chimney to gain a ramp. Follow the slightly chossy ramp up and slightly left. (45m)Pitch 4 - Follow the chimney up to below some yellow overhangs. Move right under the overhangs to just left of the arete. (3...[more] Browse More Classics in International