Rossi** IV
[Unknown climber, on the traverse pitch, Rossi/Tomasi route, 3 kb]250m, 9 pitches.

Rockfax Description
An enjoyable and busy route which allows an ascent of the south face at an amenable grade. Well-equipped at the stances.
Start in the gully just right of the prominent roofs of Via Italia '61.
1) III+, 45m. Climb easily up blocky rock in, and just right of, the gully to a stance on the right.
2) IV, 35m. Traverse right to a grassy ledge and climb a vertical crack. Step right again to a subsequent crack and belay below a cracked chimney.
3) IV-, 35m. Climb the chimney, moving onto its left side, before traversing left for a few metres to a stance below a slanting corner.
4) IV-, 40m. Ignore the corner and instead climb a cracked slab direct to a ledge below a roof.
5) IV, 40m. Continue in the same line up the corner-crack, keeping right of the roof, then continue up the sustained continuation corner to a ledge on the left.
6) IV, 20m. Traverse left, climb a short corner then continue left over ledges to a stance below a steep grey corner.
7) IV, 40m. Don't climb the corner but make a rising traverse right over slabs to a stance in a small niche below a chimney-crack.
8) IV, 30m. Climb the crack, which is strenuous, then follow the easier chimney above to reach the ledge. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
to the left of Grosse Micheluzzi and to the right of Soldà/S-Verschneidung

Photo: Unknown climber, on the traverse pitch, Rossi/Tomasi route © Les P
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 24 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

lcullum7 - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/15 with Duncan Livesey, Sarah Acheson

SarahA - AltLd O/S - 31/Jul/15 with Duncan Livesey, Luke Cullum

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/Jul/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/15

cpforbes - AltLd O/S - Jul/15

Hidden - 20/Jul/14

tcn_2002 - AltLd - 19/Jul/14

Superb juggy corner pitch. Easy route finding, good gear and mostly stable rock. Fiona managed to wedge herself into the exit chimney!
Mike-W-99 - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Fiona

Soloed half way up pitch 1. Led most of 2 (it's probably best to belay at the end of the rightwards traverse else the rope drag gets unpleasant), 3, 5 plus 10m of 6, 7 and 9. Found the final pitch quite spicy and decided that wedging myself in the chimney was a good idea. Good route, not much loose rock and relatively straightforward route finding.
Fiona Reid - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/14 with Mike

jcw - 2014

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13

Hidden - Lead - 16/Sep/13

fishjh2 - 2nd - 16/Sep/13

Enjoyable route with a fine long steep juggy corner pitch and good rising traverse after.
brianrunner - AltLd - 31/Jul/13 with steve wells, martina

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Jul/13

The crux pitch is fab. No probs to find a hand / foot hold on this route!
sergio46 - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/13 with Marco

keithlambley - AltLd - 09/Sep/12 with Karen W

Lead it all! Better route than Little Micheluzzi
Marq - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/12 with Helen C (LMC), James Pearson

Pretty average and very busy. What out for chummers knocking rocks onto you.
jezb1 - AltLd - 26/Jul/12

Bit of a traffic jam that lessened the satisfaction somewhat, good crux pitch, but some scrappy climbing lower down.
The Ivanator - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/12 with Jez

Alessandro Tentori - 2nd O/S - Aug/10 with Luca Gasparini

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Jul/10

John HW - AltLd - 01/Jul/10 with 1 x Student, Tarquin

tjekel - 1997

Voting
Total votes cast 13
hard V-0 of 7
V-1 of 7
easy V-3 of 7
hard IV+2 of 7
IV+0 of 7
easy IV+1 of 7
hard IV0 of 7
IV0 of 7
easy IV0 of 7
hard III+0 of 7
III+0 of 7
easy III+0 of 7
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