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Routes

188 trad routes (7a...X-)
753 sport routes (3...8b)
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Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents


Crag (click for details) No. of Routes Grade Range Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
Roda di Vael - Via Ferrata
This famous peak in the Catinaccio Group sports an excellent via ferrata with...
1
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Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

75 mins

 
Porte Neigre
Porte Neigre, at first glance, is a somewhat uninspiring cliff, especially when...
2
_-__
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

30 mins

 
Cima Catinaccio
1
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Trad
Morning sun
Uphill

80 mins

 
Punta Emma
At a first glance the tower of Punta Emma can be hard to distinguish from the...
4
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Trad
Early morning sun
Uphill

50 mins

 
Vajolet Towers
The Vajolet towers are one of the most famous rock formations in the Dolomites...
7
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Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

90 mins

 
Catinaccio d'Antermoia - Via Ferrata
There has recently been some debate over the exact height of Catinaccio...
1
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Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

60 mins

 
Val Duron - Via Ferrata
The Val Duron is a beautiful unspoilt valley branching northwest off the Val di...
2
--__
Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

10 mins

 
Sas Aut - Via Ferrata
This excellent via ferrata is something of a hidden gem, tucked away in a neat...
1
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Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

75 mins

 
Val San Nicol˛ - Via Ferrata
The Val San Nicol˛ is a beautiful valley branching off east from the Val di...
2
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Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

30 mins

Sheltered
Penia di Canazei
Despite only being a very small crag, Penia di Canazei offers a host of...
25
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Sport
Afternoon sun
Level

4 mins

Sheltered
Colac - Via Ferrata
From the town of Canazei you can't help but notice the impressive northwest...
1
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Trad
No sun
Uphill

20 mins

 
Passo Fedaia
Passo Fedaia is found on the broad north flank of the Marmolada. It is an ideal...
18
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Sport
Early morning sun
Uphill

20 mins

 
Pian dei Fiacconi
Pian dei Fiacconi is a great crag just east of the rifugio of the same name and...
12
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Sport
Afternoon sun
Uphill

10 mins

 
Marmolada - Via Ferrata
The Marmolada, derived from the ancient Greek word marmairo meaning 'sparkle',...
2
--__
Trad
Sun and shade
Up and Down

60 mins

 
Marmolada South Face
Rifugio Contrin (2016m) This is an ideal back-up rifugio located at the head of...
8
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Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

50 mins

 
Pordoi Pass - Via Ferrata
The Pordoi Pass is one of the four passes that encircle the Sella Group,...
2
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Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

20 mins

 
Sass Pordoi - South Face
The south face of Sass Pordoi is home to several excellent and very popular...
4
--__
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

50 mins

 
Sass Pordoi - Northwest Face
The mighty northwest face of Sass Pordoi is one of the largest and most...
3
--__
Trad
Evening sun
Uphill

45 mins

 
Piz Ciavazes
The south side of Piz Ciavazes is one of the most impressive and accessible...
54
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Trad and Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

15 mins

 
Sella Towers
The Sella Towers are iconic in Dolomite climbing and are an exceptionally...
14
_--_
Trad and Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

15 mins

 
Sella Pass - Via Ferrata
The Sella Pass plays host to a pair of excellent and contrasting via ferrata....
2
--__
Trad
Sun and shade
Up and Down

20 mins

 
CittÓ dei Sassi
There are three main paths through CittÓ dei Sassi that branch out from the...
160
^^^^
Sport
Sun and shade
Uphill

15 mins

 
Odle/Geisler Group
The Geisler horseshoe consists of five peaks. From left to right - Piccolo...
6
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Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

60 mins

 
Odle/Geisler Group - Via Ferrata
The dramatic chain of mountains forming the Odle Group ridgeline culminates in...
1
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Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

120 mins

 
Gardena Pass - Via Ferrata
The Val Gardena is a large and beautiful valley encircled by the Sassolungo,...
2
--__
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

20 mins

 
Frea
Frea is a well known sport crag near the top of the Gardena Pass. The crag is...
73
-^^^
Sport
Evening sun
Uphill

10 mins

 
Tridentina Crag
The lower walls of Tridentina are home to some excellent sport climbing, mostly...
77
_-^^
Sport
No sun
Uphill

10 mins

Seepage
Torre Brunico and Mur de Pisciad¨
The northwest face of Mur de Pisciad¨ and its adjoining tower, Torre Brunico,...
5
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Sport
No sun
Uphill

30 mins

Seepage
Torre Exner - Via Ferrata
1
-___
Trad
Sun and shade
Level

10 mins

 
Oscura della Luna
Halfway down the Gardena Pass, near the town of Colfosco, the impressive Val...
6
_--_
Sport
No sun
Uphill

30 mins

Seepage
Sas Ciampac
The impressive and sunny south face of Sas Ciampac is a familiar sight to...
3
_--_
Trad and Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

50 mins

 
Vallon
The Vallon corrie is a dramatic steep-sided amphitheatre on the east side of...
7
--_-
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

10 mins

 
Vallon - Via Ferrata
The Vallon corrie is a dramatic steep-sided amphitheatre on the east side of...
1
-___
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

15 mins

 
Sas dla Crusc/Sasso della Croce
The distinctive west face of Sas dla Crusc dominates the skyline of the Val...
4
__--
Trad
Evening sun
Uphill

90 mins

 
Sasso delle Nove/Sass de les Nu
The south face of Sasso delle Nove, perched above the lunar landscape of the...
4
--__
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

130 mins

 
Sass Dlacia
Sass Dlacia is one of the largest sport crags in the region, offering a wide...
186
_^^^
Sport
Afternoon sun
Uphill

15 mins

 
Punte (Zimes) di Fanes
Rifugio Capanna Alpina - From La Villa in the Val Badia, take the Valparola...
2
_-_-
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

100 mins

 
Lagazuoi Grande
Rifugio Capanna Alpina - From La Villa in the Val Badia, take the Valparola...
1
_-__
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

45 mins

 
Punte (Zimes) di Fanes - Via Ferrata
The complex chain of peaks forming Punte di Fanes and Lagazuoi Grande are...
1
_-__
Trad
Sun and shade
Up and Down

90 mins

 
Sass de Stria/Hexenstein
Sass de Stria is an iconic peak located at the junction of the Falzarego and...
30
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Sport
Morning sun
Downhill

5 mins

Seepage
Lagazuoi Piccolo
From a climbing point of view, Piccolo Lagazuoi has two faces to consider. The...
10
--__
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

20 mins

 
Falzarego Towers
Despite their diminutive size, the Falzarego Towers are extremely popular, and...
5
--__
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

30 mins

 
Col dei Bos
Col dei Bos is sometimes overshadowed by the larger Tofanas behind it and the...
4
--__
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

30 mins

 
Col dei Bos - Via Ferrata
Col dei Bos is sometimes overshadowed by the larger Tofanas behind it and the...
1
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Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

30 mins

 
Tofana di Rozes
Tofana di Rozes is one of the most striking mountains in the Dolomites....
6
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Trad and Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

30 mins

 
Tofana di Rozes - Via Ferrata
This striking peak was the source of much conflict during the great war and...
1
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Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

60 mins

 
Tofana di Mezzo - Via Ferrata
As the highest of the three Tofanas and the third highest peak in the...
2
--__
Trad
Sun and shade
Up and Down

10 mins

 
Cinque Torri
Many of the trenches around the Cinque Torri area have been restored to create...
130
^^^^
Trad and Sport
Lots of sun!
Downhill

10 mins

 
Averau
Despite its modest proportions, Averau forms quite a striking presence when...
1
_-__
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

15 mins

 
Averau - Via Ferrata
Despite its modest proportions, Averau forms quite a striking presence when...
1
-___
Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

20 mins

 
Col Rosa - Via Ferrata
The elegant peak of Col Rosa and associated Via Ferrata Ettore Bovero lie...
1
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Trad
Sun and shade
Uphill

90 mins

 
Punta Fiames
Punta Fiames is part of the Pomagagnon group; a long ridge-line of peaks which...
3
_-_-
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

120 mins

 
Punta Fiames - Via Ferrata
Via Ferrata Michielli Strobel, which takes the southwest side of Punta Fiames,...
1
-___
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

40 mins

 
Cristallo - Via Ferrata
Cristallo plays host to Via Ferratas Ivano Dibona and Marino Bianchi, two...
1
-___
Trad
Sun and shade
Level

1 min

 
Cima di Mezzo - Via Ferrata
Cima di Mezzo is part of the high altitude Cristallo group. The peak is...
1
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Trad
Sun and shade
Level

2 mins

 
Monte Faloria - Via Ferrata
This flat-topped peak lies to the east of Cortina and can be accessed using the...
1
_-__
Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

50 mins

 
Sorapiss Group - Via Ferrata
The Sorapiss Group forms a horseshoe of steep rock walls that are only open to...
3
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Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

75 mins

 
Monte Popena Basso
Whilst walking around Misurina you can't help but notice the pale east face of...
5
---_
Trad
Morning sun
Uphill

45 mins

 
Punta Col de Varda
This elegant little peak is situated at the southern tip of the small Cadini di...
2
_-__
Trad
Evening sun
Uphill

30 mins

 
Torre Wundt
Rifugio Fonda Savio is well located to access Torre Wundt, via ferrata Merlone...
1
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Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

70 mins

 
Il Gobbo and Torre Leo
To the southwest of Rifugio Fonda Savio stands a curious trio of small but...
2
--__
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

120 mins

 
Cima del Cadin - Via Ferrata
Merlone is an unusual via ferrata without any real technical difficulties but...
1
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Trad
Afternoon sun
Uphill

100 mins

 
Tre Cime
For those wishing to avoid the toll the cheapest way of accessing the Tre Cime...
19
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Trad
No sun
Uphill

50 mins

 
Monte Paterno - Via Ferrata
The long ridge of Monte Paterno provides a great viewpoint from which to view...
1
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Trad
Sun and shade
Up and Down

120 mins

 
Torre Toblino - Via Ferrata
The small but prominent peak of Torre Toblino is home to Delle Scalette, an...
2
-___
Trad
Sun and shade
Up and Down

120 mins

 
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