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Gietl - Oberbacher - Pizza Longata

First ascent: Unknown. Climbed by Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher on 09/12/2016
By: Simon Gietl
Area: Dolomites, Group: Sella, Peak: Pizza Longata, Height: 2963 m, Country: Italy, Region: Trentino - Alto Adige

Great ice climb in Val de Mesdi, circa 300 mettere high, max WI 4, highly recommended

ACCESS

If the Sass Pordoi cable car is open: take the cable car, reach Rifugio Boè, deposit gear here and descend Val de Mesdi. From the summit return to the mountain hut.
If the Sass Pordoi cable car is closed: ascend Val de Mesdi with skis or snow shoes for circa 2 hours, the couloir spings into view on the left below Pizza Longata.

ROUTE

P1: 35m belay on pegs and nuts

P2: 60m belay on 2 pegs
P3: 50m Abalakov belay
P4: 30m belay on ice screws
P5: 30m belay on ice screws
P6: 55m Abalakov belay
P7: 55m belay 2 pegs
P8: 20m make belay

GEAR

Ice screws, mid-size Friends

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DIFFICULTY

WI 4

LENGTH

300 m

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