Climbs 17
Rocktype Dolerite
Altitude 2300m a.s.l
Faces S

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

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 West Face 
2Via IbexV **1
3MichelaIV+ *3
4M. SpecialeV+ ***48
5Del TettoIV **7
6Centrale - Del PilastroIV+ *4
7ArdizzonV- **5
8GiordanoIV- *8
IV+ 1
 South Face 
11Via VonbankV- **4
12Via del Buco Bassa VariantIV ***88
13Via del Buco Alta VariantV+ ***18
14Via ProiettiliV+ **2
15Via Cip and CoIV+ **5
16Via Cengia Martini
V+ **5
17Dente Filiponi south wall, Pilastro PrimaveraVII- **1
18Via Menardi/GhedinaIV+ 1
 Via Ferrata 
20Lagazuoi tunnels (VF)VF1A **127

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