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Via Selvaggio Sorte - Cima Tosa, parete Ovest

Trentino-Alto Adige

bella linea di ghiaccio

Alpine Climbing Extreme

13 km
953 m
1.7 km
Low Point
1.8 km
High Point
3.1 km
Via Selvaggio Sorte - Cima Tosa, parete Ovest Map

This is a popular alpine climbing route which is generally considered to be extreme. It's extremely remote, it features extreme exposure and is typically done between January and February. From a low point of 1.8 km to the maximum altitude of 3.1 km, the route covers 13 km, 953 vertical metres of ascent and 1682 vertical metres of descent. You'll need bivy kit, crampons and 2 ice axes to complete it safely.


bella via di ghiaccio



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.


4 out of 4

In the high mountains or remote conditions, all individuals must be completely autonomous in every situation.

Best time to visit

between January and February

Equipment required

  • Bivy Kit
  • Crampons
  • 2 Ice Axes