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Submitted By: Rodger Raubach on Apr 16, 2013
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Torre Seconda: L->R; Torre Lusy, Torre Barancio...

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 pitch of the NW Corner of Torre Barancio.

Northwest Corner 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Europe : Italy : ... : Torre Barancio
While the name of the route implies you'll climb the corner, you really climb the face to the right of the corner with the occasional stem out to the left face. Pitch 1 and 2 (55m): With a sixty meter rope, P1 and P2 can be combined easily. From the base of the corner, climb easy ground up to decent ledge and small roof above. Clip a piton and pull the awkward roof (crux) to clip another piton and a few bolts to the first belay (fixed gear). Continue up the fun and easy (but pretty polished...[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."