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Ghost Dog

First ascent: Corrado Korra Pesce, Jeff Mercier 3-4/12/2013
By: Corrado Pesce, Mountain Guide
Area: Dolomites, Group: Sella, Peak: Sasso Pordoi, Height: 2952m, Country: Italy

Great ice and mixed climb up the West Face of Sass Pordoi in the Dolomites, climbed over a two-day period after having fixed te first 150m of Via Fedele. On 3 December 2013 Corrado Pesce and Jeff Mercier climbed Via Fedele to reach the obvious drip and this was climbed all the way to the ledge. Total time: 8 hours from the path to the ledge. The next day the upper 200m were climbed in 5 hours.

GETTING THERE

From Val di Fassa drive up towards Passo Sella and park the car at Rifugio Pian Schiavaneis and Monti Pallidi.

ACCESS

Follow the path up through the valley to reac the base of Via Fedele. 

GEAR

Three pegs were used, one was left in-situ. Ice screws and full trad rack. Two bolts were found from a previous attempt.

NOTES

Thanks to the Mountain Guides Luca Beccari and Andrea Di Donato for the logistics.

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800m

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