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Torre Seconda (Second Tower)

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Submitted By: Rodger Raubach on Apr 16, 2013
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Description 

Torre Seconda is comprised of three individual towers that are actually immediately adjacent (touching!) to one another: Torre Lusy, Torre Barancio, and Torre Romana. The elsewhere described Torre Barancio, NW Corner route is actually formed by the juncture of Torri Barancio and Romana.

Getting There 

Described elsewhere on this site.

Climbing Season



Weather station 18.7 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Torre Seconda (Second Tower):
North Face   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 6 pitches, 300'   Torre Lusy
North Face   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 300'   Torre Barancio
Northwest Corner   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 300'   Torre Barancio
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Featured Route For Torre Seconda (Second Tower)
First two pitches visible on a cold, snow-packed June day.

North Face 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Europe : Italy : ... : Torre Barancio
The route begins almost the center of the North Face and climbs directly upwards for 30 meters to a small terrace (ledge). A short travese right to a crack which is followed upwards for another 10 meters and reaches a series of small ledges. Continue upwards another 60 meters to the summit.This is an extremely enjoyable climb which is also an excellent introduction to Dolomite climbing!...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Rodger Raubach
Apr 16, 2013
This "area" was added for sake of accuracy in describing the entire area or in German, "Gebeit."