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South Arete, "Via Dimai." T 

South Arete, "Via Dimai." 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 14 pitches, 1800', Grade III
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Antonio Dimai, and the Bareonesses Eoetvos, 1908.
Season: Summer or Fall. Good weather manditory.
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Submitted By: Rodger Raubach on Sep 27, 2014

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Description 

This is a very long and enjoyable route. Too long to entirely relate here, a good English language reference: "Mid-Grade Trad Rock, Western Dolomites I; Emilianno Zorzi." The reference has a rudimentary topo, which is much more helpful than a tortuous description. The descent is along the "Normal" Roure on the Grohmannspitze.

Location 

Reached from the Rifugio-Albergo C. Valentini.

Protection 

Some fixed protection, along with a few natural runners. Bring a normal alpine rack, possibly a few pitons and hammer.


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By Rodger Raubach
Sep 27, 2014

This is a major route on an Alpine summit, and coupled with the descent could result in an unplanned bivvy. Take plenty of water and some food, as this can be an arduous day of climbing when the descent is considered.