/ Dolomites Recommendations
Hi can anyone recommend some good quality sport climbs up to 6a - 6b in the Dolomites?Heading down there with a freind who hasn’t climbed for some time and want to spend some time clipping bolts on good rock for a few days at the start.
Here is nice...
Sas de Beita, Castello di Andraz#overview
Here has the most choice...
Citta dei Sassi (City of Rocks)#maps
I like Sectors 7 - Sasso Renato & 10 - Sasso Gabriel Embolo the most.
Also, this wee boulder is worth a visit for some warm-up climbing...
Sasso dei Bambini#photos
Depends what you're looking for - multi pitch (within that long/short?) /single pitch? Quiet/roadside?
Multipitch sport: Via Cinquantenario GAM (6b) be prepared for long runouts on the 4+ pitches, and the 3+ traverse is scary and pretty much unprotected/unprotectable for most of the 40 metres. Awesome long multipitch though (500 ish metres of climbing, 17 pitches)
Some of the stuff on the sella towers would be worth doing - good for a half day and short walk in.
Same goes for any/all the routes on Oscura della Luna (7-9 pitches well protected sport)
For single pitch - Cinque torre for amazing atmosphere, selection of settings, ability to always climb in the shade or sun. Some multipitch sport there too (only 3-5 pitches but good to warm up on and with a rifugio nearby for lunch!)
Sass de Stria/Hexenstein for a very chilled roadside cragging - hardest climbs there are 6a ish - though there's a 6c multipitch if you fancy it that tops out on a summit which is nice
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