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Third Sella Tower  


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Elevation: 8,819'
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Submitted By: eDixon on May 25, 2007
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Southwest Face of the Third Sella Tower

Description 

The Third Sella Tower is the tallest and most impressive of the group. The climbing is generally steep, exposed, and on good-quality rock. Routes on Third Sella are extremely popular and can be quite crowded. Similar to other popular routes, with traffic comes a highly polished grade of limestone.

Getting There 

The approaches start from the top of Sella Pass.

Climbing Season



Weather station 22.4 miles from here

1 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['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 Third Sella Tower:
Vinatzer   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 13 pitches, 985'   
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Vinatzer 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Europe : Italy : ... : Third Sella Tower
Good route that ascends the west face to the tower.Pitch 1 - Move up over slab and trend to the left towards a small scree patch. (35m)Pitch 2 - Face climb straight up to the base of a chimney. (45m)Pitch 3 - Climb the chimney to a crack and through a small overhang. (40m)Pitch 4 - Follow a broken crack and face. (40m)Pitch 5 - Short pitch up a ramp/groove to below a small overhang. (15m)Pitch 6 - Climb up another broken crack and some face to gain the large terrace. (45m)Pitch 7 - Traverse left...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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