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 Massimo Da Pozzo during the first ascent of Zoe, Lastoni di Formin, Italy
Massimo Da Pozzo during the first ascent of Zoe, Lastoni di Formin, Italy
Photo by Bruno Sartorelli

New routes in the Dolomites

01.09.2009 by Planetmountain

On the Sella Towers Manuel Stuflesser and Norbert Weiss have carried out the first ascent of Batajan (7+, 325m), while Massimo da Pozzo added Via Zoe (300m, 7b max, 7a oblig) on the Lastoni di Formin, Dolomites.

The Dolomites continue to be the breeding ground for new routes: earlier this summer Manuel Stuflesser and Norbert Weiss spotted an unclimbed line on the highly popular II Sella Tower and consequently made the first ascent of the airy Batajan (7+, 325m). Further east, Massimo da Pozzo added Via Zoe (300m, 7b max, 7a oblig) on the Lastoni di Formin, Dolomites.

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