Climbs 18
Rocktype Dolerite
Altitude 2300m a.s.l
Faces S

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Snow dusted peaks as seen from the top of the Lagazuoi © Dream

Crag features

The Lagazuoi is one of the most famous mountains in the Dolomites particularly from a historical perspective. During the First World War the Austrians controlled the summit and hence commanded the best strategic position of the Falzarego Pass. The Italians unable to remove the Austrians decided to dig a tunnel all the way up through the mountain in an attempt to blow the Austrians off the summit. Today over 3km of tunnel exist and it is possible to walk through them in the summer (bring a headtorch). There is also some good climbing as well!

Approach notes

All the climbs can be accessed from the cable car carpark beneath the Lagazuoi. It is worth taking the cablecar for the Lagazuoi North climbs.

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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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More Guidebooks:
Classic Dolomite Climbs (2008)
Dolomites West and East (2005)

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  West Face
2 Via Ibex V ** 1
3 Michela IV+ * 7
4 M. Speciale V+ *** 79
5 Del Tetto IV ** 14
6 Centrale - Del Pilastro IV+ * 7
7 Ardizzon V- ** 8
Climb name Grade
8 Giordano IV- * 25
9 Trapez
IV+ 3
  South Face
11 Via Vonbank V- ** 11
12 Via del Buco Bassa Variant IV *** 112
13 Via del Buco Alta Variant V+ *** 28
14 Via Proiettili V+ ** 3
Climb name Grade
15 Via Cip and Co IV+ ** 7
16 Via Cengia Martini
V+ ** 6
17 Dente Filiponi south wall, Pilastro Primavera VII- ** 1
18 Via Menardi/Ghedina IV+ 1
  Via Ferrata
20 Lagazuoi tunnels (VF) VF1A ** 154
21 Kaiserjager Path VF1B 6

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