Home page Planetmountain.com

arrowBask, new rock climb up Mur Pisciadù in the Dolomites

Bask, Mur del Pisciadù (225m, 7a+, Simon Kehrer and Roman Valentini).
Photo by Simon Kehrer
INFO / links & info:

Bask, new rock climb up Mur Pisciadù in the Dolomites

25.11.2013 by Planetmountain

Simon Kehrer and Roman Valentini have made the first ascent of Bask (225m, 7a+ max, 6c obligatory), a new route up the Mur Pisciadù (Sella, Dolomites). The report by Simon Kehrer.

After having enjoyed beautiful rock on the routes Via Tridentini and Ai bimbi di Beslan we were struck by a logical crack located between these two routes and immediately to the right of a huge corner, that leads to the obvious large roof. Together with my friend Roman Valentini, an aspiring mountain guide, we decided to set off one afternoon in August 2011 and check out if the line was still free. We climbed the first two pitches up the crack and were incredulous to discover no traces whatsoever, so we continued and climbed one more pitch. A series of obligations and commitments meant that we completed the route only two years later, during a fun and challenging day out. We decide to dedicate this route to our dear friend and Puez hut warden Oskar Costa, also known as "Bask", who died a few years ago. Although the route is bolted, take small and mid-sizes friends as well as nuts.

Many thanks and Vaude, Edelrid and Scarpa for the equipment.

by Simon Kehrer

TOPO: Via Bask, Mur del Pissadù, Sella

Share this page




Full text search


Planetmountain.com logo
Planetmountain.com is updated daily: news, rock climbing, walks, trekking, alpinism, freeride skiing, ski mountaineering, snowboarding and ice climbing on the mountains worldwide. Furthermore, climbing techniques explained, gear & book reviews, expert advice, mountain photography, interviews and competition reports.
Recent Comments
  • Luna Nascente
    Bellissima salita concordo, nel maggio 79 una delle prime ri ...
    2014-12-20 / marco%20 furlani
  • Campanile di Val Montanaia - Via Normale
    Per precisazione:"la sosta a spit" si incontra sul secondo t ...
    2014-10-20 / francesco gherlenda
  • Evergreen
    Ho salito la via questa estate e naturalmente ci siamo conge ...
    2014-10-20 / francesco gherlenda
  • Rataplan
    Ripetizione del 20.09.2014L1 6c bella fessura non banale pe ...
    2014-09-23 / oscar meloni