Old South Face
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Routes in Sass Da Ciampac
|Old South Face T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Type:||Trad, Alpine, 1640 ft, 11 pitches|
|FA:||Franz Pospischil, Josef Adang, Josef Nagler. 1903|
|Page Views:||842 total, 7/month|
|Shared By:||e Dixon on May 25, 2007|
|Admins:||Tim Wolfe, Shawn Heath|
DescriptionPitch 1 - Start on a grassy ledge and climb a crack up to a left-facing ramp. (45m)
Pitch 2 - Follow another crack and left-facing ramp. (50m)
Pitch 3 - Continue up the ramp, then move right to the base of a corner. (45m)
Pitch 4 - Traverse right on ledges to a groove.
Pitch 5 - Climb up the groove. (50m)
Pitch 6 - Climb black slabs then step right towards arete. (35m)
Pitch 7 - Climb up the water-worn channel. (50m)
Pitch 8 - Climb broken crack that is to the left of more black slabs to a small stance. (45m)
Pitch 9 - Continue up the corner and crack system towards a chimney. (45m)
Pitch 10 - Climb the chimney and then face to an angling ledge. (45m)
Pitch 11 - Face climb up to a dish-shaped ledge. (60m)
From here scramble up scree and broken rock to the top of the formation.
Descent - Head west following a well-marked trail to the Crespeina Col and then back to the Val Gardena Col.