Home page Planetmountain.com

arrowRock arrowDolomites Routes arrowVia Africa

Via Africa

First ascent: Martin Dejori, Alex Walpoth, 21/08/2012. First RP: Martin Dejori, Alex Walpoth, 23/08/2012
By: Alex Walpoth
Area: Dolomites, Group: Sella, Peak: Torre delle Mëisules Est, Height: 2457m, Country: Italy, Region: Trentino Alto Adige

Beautiful route which climbs a line between the famous routes Brunsin and Plitschka up a repulsive yellow pillar past compact, overhanging virgin rock. The 6 pitches were equipped trad style. The belays are good with in-situ gear (in total 9 pegs at the belays) except for the second belay (just 1 peg) which can easily be backed-up with 2-3 Friends. Two pegs were placed along the pitches while the 5 threads were left in-situ. In general the route can be protected easily with friends except for the 5th pitch which breaches very compact rock; this is certainly the hardest both physically and psychologically. Climbers should be comfortable with these grades before repeating this route. The rock quality is magnificent throughout except for some sections and on the last pitch which still requires cleaning.

Share this page

COMMENTS for the route "Via Africa"

No comments found for Via Africa

Details / route
BEAUTY

stella stella stella stella stella

DIFFICULTY

VIII- max

FACE

North

LENGTH

245m

VOTES / itinerary
USERS VOTE:
stella stella stella stella stella
Vote the itinerary
COMMENT / itinerary

PERSONAL AREA

Add your email and password:

Username:

Password:


SEARCH routes

GROUP

Peak

Route

More itineraries
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.
FORUM
CLASSIFIEDS
Recent Comments
  • Costantini - Apollonio
    Caro Checco, gli spit sono rispuntati, qualcuno in sosta, qu ...
    2014-08-29 / Angelo Bon
  • Diretta Consiglio
    Salita tanti anni fa, nel 1969, ovviamente senza friend (che ...
    2014-08-18 / renzo%20 Bragantini
  • Welcome to Tijuana
    Ieri sabato 02 agosto, io e il mio compagno Aldo Mazzotti, s ...
    2014-08-03 / Gianni Canale
  • Icterus
    Qualcuno ha qualche informazione sulla via sportiva Mr Berna ...
    2014-08-02 / Michele Marchesoni