Climbs 100
Rocktype Dolerite
Altitude 2500m a.s.l
Faces all

Sunset at the Tre Cime © James Rushforth

Crag features

The iconic Dolomite symbol the 3 Towers play host to a multitude of famous and historic climbs. From a rock climbers point of view there are 5 peaks each with steep North Faces. Development is still going on, as aid routes are freed and previously 'impossible' lines are aided.

Approach notes

From Cortina follow signs for Misurina. The Tre Cime are then well signposted from Misurina. Rifugio Auronzo (2330m) and car park is the ideal place to stay and can be reached along the signposted toll road (

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More info
Alexander Huber - Free Solo (Hasse BrandlerVIII+):
ERU - 31/Aug/11
Comici route article found at
James Rushforth - 07/Jun/10
See my article dec08 about the Brandler Hasse, early British ascent.
jcolton - 01/Jul/09
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Cima Grande - West and South Faces 
2Dulfer Corner
V+ ***21
3Normal RouteIII+ *22
4DabistebaffV+ 1
 Cima Piccola 
6South West Face (Normal Route)IV 5
7EggerVI+ **7
8Muro Giallo/Gelbe Mauer (Yellow Wall)7a+ ***13
9Prima Ballerina7a+ ***1
10Spigolo Gallo (Yellow Edge)VI+ ***88
11Del Vecchio-ZadeoVI+ **2
12North Face (Innerkofler - Helversen)
IV 5
13ötzi Trifft Yeti
7a+ ***1
 Punta Frida 
15North FaceIV+ 1
16Southeast FaceVII **2
17Comici-FabjanVI- **6
18Via dei Ricordi (Route of Memories)6b+ **5
19Del VecchioV+ * 
 Cima Piccolissima 
21CassinVII- ***60
22Da Corte Vecchino Aldo - Nobile7c+ **3
23Preuss ChimneyV ***18
 Cima Grande - North Face 
25Dibona AreteIV+ **39
26Camillotto Pellissier? *** 
27Hasse-BrandlerVIII+ ***80
28ISO2000VIII+ **3
29Comici-DimaiVII+ ***192
30Costantini Direct FinishV+ *** 
 Cima Ovest - South Face 
32South Face (Normal Route)III 7
 Cima Ovest - North Face 
34West Face (Dulfer)V+ ***3
35Swiss Route (Swiss - Italian)IX- f7b+ ***1
36North Face (Baur Roof)VI a3 *** 
37BellavistaX+ ***1
38Pan AromaXI- *** 
39CassinVIII ***12
40North East Ridge (Demuth Arete)
V a0 **4
41North West Arete Spigolo Scoiattoli Arete (Squirrel's Ridge)IX- f7b ***1

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