Climbs 33
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 2477m a.s.l
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Pat enjoying Ultima tule above the Valparola pass © James Rushforth

Crag features

Saas di Stria, also called Hexenstein, lies just to the west of the Passo Falzerego. It's south arête is a popular beginers route, and this is now complemented by a number of sports routes on it's slabby East Face. These receive the morning sun and are popular, pleasant and well-bolted, if rather unchallenging.

Approach notes

Park half a mile north of Passo Falzerego - the slabs are a 2 minute walk through the remnants of WWI trenches, the arête is a further 15 minutes of steep walking.

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Pleasant jug pulling on slaby rock for the most part with a couple of fingery technical F6a's thrown in just to remind you that sometimes climbing can be quite hard.
JLS - 27/Jul/12
I found this route a good excercise in exposure, the route has suprises on each pitch, some bottly and some pleasant. The last pitch is the hardest eqiv to about HS and requires bridging and confidence. If by this stage your nerves have had enuf you can bail out to the side gully (grade II ish) instead of finishing with fine style to the summit. The 40m ledge between the face and the huge flakes was a real suprise after what appears to be an impossible traverse across the summit face. You acess the ledge just under the huge chockstone where the flake parts from the rock face.... its all hidden till you get ontop of it.
Strange little creature - 18/Sep/06
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Sass de Stria (Hexenstein) summit
summit 5
  Southeast Face
3 Sass di Stria Via Ferrata VF1A ** 40
4 South ArĂȘte IV+ *** 334
5 Ultima Tule 6c ** 23
6 Berge in Flammen VI+ 2
  East Face
8 Enemies 4a ** 56
9 Friends 4a ** 72
10 Nuts 4a ** 52
11 Osso di Banana 5a ** 73
12 Black Rain 5a ** 61
Climb name Grade
13 Totem 5b * 76
14 Blowing in the Wind 5c * 64
15 Bolzano 4b ** 41
16 Willy il Coyote 5a * 47
17 Bip Bip 5b 60
18 Nurayev 5a 56
19 Incas 4b 46
20 Bilanciamento 4a ** 66
21 Super Trombetta 6a * 81
22 Mano Morta 4b ** 58
23 Welcome in Padania 4a ** 52
24 Gatto Vecio 5a ** 67
Climb name Grade
25 Semi di Papavero 5b ** 58
26 Non Stringere 5b * 51
27 Pamir 5b * 46
28 No Limits 7b+ *** 4
29 Sfigoi 6a ** 52
30 Sacripante 5b ** 22
31 Progressione Fondamentale 5b ** 22
32 Son Cotto 6a ** 49
33 Rioby 6a * 44
34 Citrullina 6a 21
35 Nuvolari 4a 18

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