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Torre Seconda (Second Tower)

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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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North Face 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  Europe : Italy : ... : Torre Lusy
The route begins on the North side of the tower, (towards the Tofana). It follows the line of least resistance and finishes towards the left side of the face on the arete leading to the summit. This is a very old route, and is a favorite of the local guides for an introduction to the area. It's a fun route; steep but easy, with great holds on marvelous rock.The very old Club Alpino Italiano guidebook by Antonio Berti rated this as a Grade IV, or roughly a 5.4/5.5 climb....[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."