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Torre Latina  


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Elevation: 7,500'
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Submitted By: Rodger Raubach on Aug 9, 2013
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BETA PHOTO: Torre Latina, West Face; as viewed from the trail ...

Description 

Torre Latina is one of the smaller towers in the Cinque Torri, and home to several routes; only two climbs are listed in the Mauro Bernardi guidebook Klettern in Cortina d'Ampezzo und Umgebung: Dolomiten, die schoensten Routen.

Getting There 

Following the path Eastward from Rifugio Scoiattoli, turn left (North) at a trail junction before reaching Torre Grande, West Summit. Torre Latina is the first formation encountered.

Climbing Season



Weather station 18.7 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['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]


Featured Route For Torre Latina
Route sketch (approximate line of climb).

West Chimney 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  Europe : Italy : ... : Torre Latina
The West Chimney route is only 2 pitches in length, on somewhat lower quality rock than is the Cinque Torri norm. Seen from the West, there are 2 distinct horizontal bands. The first lead is about 100 feet, and terminates on the first band encountered, with a natural anchor on a tied off rock knob, 5.5. The second lead follows the obvious chimney which is overcome by some nice stemming moves; 5.5. Atop the formation there is a solitary tree acting as the anchor for an 75-80 foot rappel...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Another party following us down Torre Latina's abseil piste. Spectacular!
Another party following us down Torre Latina's abs...
Rodger on second abseil to the ground.
Rodger on second abseil to the ground.

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