/ Dolomites sport climbing, accommodation?
Before Comici, for example, I thought it would be sensible to familiarise ourselves with the type of rock by climbing some of the sport (bolted) routes in the Dolomites. Where do people normally stay for these?
Routes in the Dolomites are not normally long approaches.
When you say the approaches aren't long, do you mean it's fine to just arrive in one of the valley towns, find a campsite, pitch a tent and just walk up to the route on the morning of the climb?
I still think that you should climb a few longer routes rather than sport as preparation. Not only to get used to the scale of the routes but also to give you some idea of the descents which can be serious.
>"find a campsite, pitch a tent and just walk up to the route on the morning of the climb?"
That is not implauseable but having a car helps a lot to reduce the approaches. Do you have a car or are you relying on walking and public transport to get to the foot of the climbs?
I hope the campsites in Cortina don't get ridiculously busy, or are there perhaps some hostels where we could stay? I've come across situations (in the UK and elsewhere) where even campsites were fully booked on busy weekends
The campsite in Colfosco didn't seem particularly busy anytime I walked past last year.
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