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Tre Cime di Lavaredo (Drei Zinnen) Group Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,000'
Location: 46.6117, 12.2923 View Map  Incorrect?
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Cima Ovest di Laverado from Forcella di Laverado.

Description 

Some of the most classic and famous climbs are found on the Tre Cime (Drei Zinnen).
The Mega-Classics include the Preuss-Riss on Cima Piccolissima, (Preuss,1911), The Gelbe Kante on Cima Piccola(Comici), The Comici and the Hasse-Brandler(Hasse,Brandler,Löw,Siegrist 1958) on the North-Face of Cima Grande, the Cassin and the Schweizerweg(Weber,Schelbert 1959) on Cima Ovest. The Comici is arguably the most famous climb in the dolomites. The routes are crowded all summer during good weather.
The rock quality is basically poor but good on the classics, because the loose holds disappear. Mostly crimps.
Get an early start to avoid crowds on the Comici.
The North-Face of Cima Ovest is home to two of the hardest routes in the Alps, namely Panaroma (14b) and Bellavista (14b) which both follow incredbly steep and spectacular lines. These amazing routes were first ascended and free climbed by Alexander Huber.
There are also some nice boltprotected climbs by C. Hainz.(phantom der Zinne(13a), Oetzi trifft Yeti(12b)...)Take some gear. Better wait for warmer weather with no thunderstorms, for ideal conditions.
If it's too cold for the North Faces you can climb the Yellow edge or Oetzi trifft Yeti(noon-evening sun) on Cima Piccola)


Getting There 

To access the Tre Cime – From Cortina drive to Misurina (20 minutes northeast of Cortina). Just north of Misurina, turn right and follow signs up the small road north east into the Tre Cime area until you reach the toll booth. At this point there are two options: 1. Pay the 24 euro toll and drive the 5 KM up to the car park at Rifugio Auronzo and park. 2. Park just below the tool booth and hike up the well marked path (#101 – signed about 30 meters down from the parking) for 1-2 hours to Rifugio Auronzo – saving the 24 Euros for dinner or booze at the end of the day but adding a bit of hiking to the days start and end.
The approaches are obvious from the parking lot at the Rifugio Auronzo hut.
Go around left for Cima Ovest and right/straight for the rest.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.6 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Tre Cime di Lavaredo (Drei Zinnen) Group

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Tre Cime di Lavaredo (Drei Zinnen) Group:
Cima Piccola – South Arete Yellow edge   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 11 pitches, 1100'   Cima Piccola
North Face - Comici   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 15 pitches, 1475'   Cime Grande
Cima Ovest-North Face - Cassin   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13     Trad, Alpine, 1500'   Cima Ovest
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Rock Climbing Photo: Cima Piccola Yellow Edge

Cima Piccola – South Arete Yellow edge 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Europe : Italy : ... : Cima Piccola
Description general: This is a stunning line up the left arete of Cima Piccola South face. It is very popular so you will certainly be sharing the route and the belays with others. The first pitch is a slick as glass from all the many ascents. If you feel you are off route – just look for well worn rock.Pitch description:Pitch 1 – 20 m V: Start just left of the arete at a steep dihedral starting near a horizontal ledge. The corner is very polished. Climb this short corner carefully to a stanc...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By farkas.time
From: Storrs, CT
Sep 28, 2013
Tre cime has dozens of routes. Separating this into sub-areas, such as each peak, and even sub-sub areas with each face would be worthwhile to facilitate the development of this area as people add routes.
By Ken Trout
From: Golden, CO
Dec 18, 2013
I found this map at a gas station along the freeway in Austria (www.freytagberndt.com).
Rock Climbing Photo: Road-map to Tre Cima/Drei Zinnen
Road-map to Tre Cima/Drei Zinnen

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Morning @ Rifugio Auronzo.
View of Toll Road to Misurina.

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