Climbing on the Classic Routes of Cortina d'Ampezzo

Some of the most important events in the history of mountaineering took place exactly on the cliffs and summits of the mountains that surround Cortina D'Ampezzo. Historical expeditions were lead by mountaineers standing out for their human values, passion, courage and ardour, pioneers of the mountains who have left a legacy of extraordinary mountain routes all over the Dolomites.

Climbing these Classic Routes, we repeat the achievements of these historical mountaineers, their fluent movements, balance and harmony, deep respect and strong emotions.

Climbing excursions on the Classic Routes of Cortina d'Ampezzo

During the summer, the Dolomiti SkiRock Mountain Guides organize climbing excursions on the Classic Routes every day, choosing renowned and challenging itineraries that not only require good athletic skills, but also a careful approach to the mountain environment and a deep knowledge of its secrets.

Via Primo Spigolo to Tofana di Rozes

This route was opened by U. Pompanin and A. Alverà in 1946. It is a twelve-rope-long route on perfect rock, that stretches out for 450 metres and includes dihedral corners, cracks and traverses. Difficulty level: grade V+ max. Duration time: approximately four hours.

Via del Pilastro to Tofana di Rozes

This route was opened by E. Costantini and R. Apollonio in 1944. It is a fourteen/sixteen-rope-long route on 550 metres of perfect rock, between overhanging roofs and a precipice. Difficulty level: grade VI AO (VII+). Duration time: five/six hours.

Via dello Spigolo del Pilastro to Tofana di Rozes

This route was opened by E. Costantini and L. Ghedina in 1946. It is a twelve-rope-long route on 550 metres of perfect rock, including slabs, dihedral corners and a peculiar traverse. Difficulty level: grade VI. Duration time: four/five hours.

Via del Terzo Spigolo to Tofana di Rozes

This route was opened by A. Alverà and U. Pompanin in 1946. It is a seventeen-rope-long route on 700 metres of perfect rock, through dihedral corners and cracks. Difficulty level: grade IV-V. Duration time: approximately six hours.

Via Tofana di Rozes "Eötvös - Dimai"

This route was opened by A. Dimai, G. Siorpaes and A. Verzi together with the baronesses Ilona and Rolanda von Eötvös in August 1901. It is an eighteen-rope-long route on 800 metres of perfect rock, for a highly gratifying climb. Difficulty level: grade IV. Duration time: five/seven hours.

Via Lacedelli Ghedina Lorenzi to Cima Scotoni

This route was opened by L. Lacedelli, L. Ghedina and G. Lorenzi in 1952. It is a sixteen-rope-long route on 400 metres of perfect rock, along a smooth and steep rock face. Difficulty level: grade VI AO (VIII). Duration time: five/seven hours.

Via Spigolo Fiames to Punta Fiames

This route was opened by F. Jori and K. Bröske in 1909. It is a thirteen-rope-long route on 450 metres of perfect rock, along dihedral corners and cracks to the summit of the peak. Difficulty level: grade V. Duration time: five/six hours.

Via della Parete to Punta Fiames

This route was opened by A.Dimai, A. Verzi and J.Hrath in 1901. It is a twelve-rope-long route on 450 metres of perfect rock, including cracks, dihedrals and slabs. Difficulty level: grade IV. Duration time: approximately five hours.

Via Spigolo Giallo to the Tre Cime di Lavaredo - Cima Piccola di Lavaredo

This route was opened by E. Comici, M. Varale and R. Zanutti in 1933. It is a twelve-rope-long route on 350 metres of good rock along a beautiful steep edge. Difficulty level: grade V-VI AO (VII). Duration time: four/five hours.

Via Spigolo Dibona to the Tre Cime di Lavaredo - Cima Grande di Lavaredo

This route was opened by A. Dibona and E. Stubler in 1909. It is a seventeen-rope-long route on 500 metres of good rock along the edge of Cima Grande. Difficulty level: grade IV+. Duration time: approximately five hours.

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Dolomiti SkiRock

Corso Italia, 14 - Cortina d’Ampezzo
Tel. +39 324 747 3939
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