All Locations > International > Europe > Italy > Dolomites > Sella Group > Passo Sella Area > First Sella Tower
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|Type:||Trad, Alpine, 590 ft, 6 pitches|
|FA:||Luis Trenker, Hans Pescota. 1913|
|Page Views:||1,174 total, 9/month|
|Shared By:||e Dixon on May 25, 2007|
|Admins:||Tim Wolfe, Shawn Heath|
DescriptionThis route ascends a large groove on the south-west corner of the tower.
Pitch 1 - After scrambling up some rock steps, climb up the prominent corner/groove to the right of the south face. (40m)
Pitch 2 - The "Trenker Crack". Stem up the polished corner with a wide crack/chimney in it. (40m)
Pitch 3 - More easy climbing up the corner system. (40m)
Pitch 4 - Follow the broken crack up to the end of the corner. (30m)
Pitch 5 - Traverse right out of the corner system to the base of a chimney. (20m)
Pitch 6 - Climb up the chimney to the top of the formation. (40m)
Descent - Climb down into the notch between First and Second Sella Towers. Descend some well marked grooves. Then head down and right to a path that returns to Sella Pass.