/ NEW ARTICLE: Climbing the Comici – VII / E3 5c, Dolomites
The Comici route is arguably the most famous route in the Dolomites, taking a striking line up the seemingly blank north face of Cima Grande, the largest of the Tre Cime towers.
Here James Rushforth takes us on a heart-stopping journey up this huge limestone wall...
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=2696
Never had exposure like it.
Great route, easy descent as long as you find the right way.
The article mentions 'pitons and pegs' a couple of times - 'bolts and pegs' maybe? Just wondering.
> Never had exposure like it.
The exposure is amazing, isn't it? One of my favourite routes in the Alps. Just beautiful!
> Great route, easy descent as long as you find the right way.
Anyway, great route and I am glad to here someone else grade it at E3. Realistically well protected 5c but pitches 3 - 7 are consistently HVS 5b (one of the pitches) and upwards.
Excellent article. Maybe we could get one for the Hasse and the Fisch? :-)
Also, i'm sure that first picture is actually Bempton Cliffs....
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