Climbs 9
Rocktype Dolomite
Altitude 2806m a.s.l
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Following the undulating ridge-line of Masare (VF2B) © Lynne Hempton

Crag features

Roda di Vael is an impressive peak located on the southern end of the Catinaccio chain. The Southwest Face is particularly impressive and enjoys a good reputation amongst climbers. The Masare and Roda di Vael Via Ferrata is superb at the grade and one of the most frequented in the region.

Approach notes

Approach via the Paolina chairlift from Carezza.

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The Dolomites : Rock Climbs and Via Ferrata

A big book to the magnificent Dolomites in northern Italy. This guide covers everything you need for a climbing trip regardless of ability, whether it be sport, trad, via ferrata or a combination of all three. It features all the major areas and is the only guidebook available to have such comprehensive coverage.
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Roda di Vaèl summit
summit 1
  West and South-West Faces
3 Southwest Face (Dibona) V- * 6
4 West Face (Eisenstecken)
VI *** 2
Climb name Grade
5 West Face (Buhlweg) ED2 1
6 Gross Arête
D- * 1
7 Rizzi IV+ ** 1
8 Via Casarotto HVS ** 1
Climb name Grade
  Via Ferrata
10 Masare (VF) VF2B *** 48
11 Roda di Vael (VF) VF1B *** 33

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