Erster Sellaturm - The Bernards (7b)

Dolomites

Val Gardena/Alpe di Siusi

Campitello-Mazzin-Col Rodella

Trentino-Alto Adige

Alpine Sportkletterroute

Alpine Climbing Extreme

Distance
1.4 km
Ascent
225 m
Descent
225 m
Low Point
2.2 km
High Point
2.5 km
Gradient
27˚
Erster Sellaturm - The Bernards (7b) Map

This is a popular alpine climbing route which is generally considered to be extreme. It's not remote, it features extreme exposure and is typically done between March and November. From a low point of 2.2 km to the maximum altitude of 2.5 km, the route covers 1.4 km, 225 vertical metres of ascent and 225 vertical metres of descent. You'll need quickdraws, climbing shoes and wires and friends to complete it safely.

Description

Difficulty

Extreme

Long, committing and complex routes with difficult and sustained climbing on rock/ice and challenging route finding throughout. TD upwards.

Extreme Exposure

4 out of 4

The majority of the route is "no fall" terrain.

Remoteness

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

between March and November

Equipment required

  • Quickdraws
  • Climbing Shoes
  • Wires and Friends