Punta Fiames Rock Climbing
View across the face from midpoint of "Spigol...
Punta Fiames is a very attractive peak at the Western end of the chain of mountains forming the Pomagagnon Group. Two main routes, each with several variations, attain the summit: the "Via Commune" (regular route), and the "Spigolo Fiames," which follows the extremely attractive knife-edged SE arete directly to the summit.
Parking is near the Hospital at the base of Punta Fiames.
Climbing Season For the Dolomites area.
Weather station 12.5 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
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Classic Climbing Routes in Punta Fiames
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Punta Fiames:
Featured Route For Punta Fiames
"Spigolo Jori," SE Arete 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Europe
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The route follows several easy pitches of the Via Commune , until the ledge system for a rising traverse across the face to the base of the Arete becomes obvious. The angle steepens and climbing becomes somewhat more challenging, but never extreme. The "crux" involves a series of moves around a corner onto the East face where a wide crack is surmounted back onto the arete proper. This is a leaning offwidth that is liberally supplied with pitons, and may approach 5.8 in difficulty. The options be...[more] Browse More Classics in International
BETA PHOTO: Punta Fiames rises steeply above Cortina d'Ampezzo...
By Rodger Raubach
Nov 25, 2011
Additional information regarding the two major routes is available in "Classic Dolomite Climbs," Anette Koehler/Norbert Memmel. The "Spigolo Fiames" is an UIAA Gr. V, and the somewhat easier but still classic, "Via Commune," is a UIAA Gr. IV.
By Rodger Raubach
Apr 10, 2013
I just came across my old German Guidebook:
Dolomiten-Kletterfuehrer II, Dr. Guenther Langes;
the guidebook description : "Eine der elegantesten und reizvollsten Kletterein in den Dolomiten. Im oberen Teil sehr ausgesezt." Translation: One of the most elegant and rewarding rock climbs in the Dolomites. In the upper portion, very exposed.