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Trip Reports : Italy
Six Days in the Dolomites

Here we go with a mixed bag of efforts, attempts and some success and a huge portion of pure fun being out climbing on some of the best overhanging choss walls in Europe.

I love the climbing and the beauty of the Italian Dolomites. My love affair with the Dolomites started back in 1988 when I first visited the Sella Towers. This time I had teamed up with Uber climber Mayan Smith-Gobath. We had a number of routes in mind on the north faces of Cima Grande and Cima ovest.

Our plan was to start off with climbing “Alpenliebe” a  600 meter route on the North Face of Cima Ovest graded 5.12d/R and then if weather and… [view report]