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Averae and Nuvolau

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Averae and Nuvolau  

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Monte Averau (R), and Croda da Lago (L).


These climbing sector of the Dolomites is situated near the Passo Giau which is located south of Cortina on the narrow road 638. It is fairly isolated, has a lot of hikers and an easy Via Ferrata on Averau peak right off the top of the pass

Getting There 

Drive south of Cortina, take road 638 left rather than going on to Passo Falzarego. As you approach Passo Giau, the Lastoni di formin wall will be on your left (East) and at the pass, Averau peak in on the right (West)

Climbing Season

Weather station 20.3 miles from here

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Lastoni Di Formin - North West Buttress 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Europe : Italy : ... : Averae and Nuvolau
Description general: This route climbs the left hand buttress as seen from the road below Passo Giau. Crack and corner climbing predominate. It starts to the right of the buttress until about 2/3 height when it moves out onto the arete. The route is quite solid and it is not polished. The right hand buttress also has a great route that is more difficult (Super Tegolina)Pitch description:Pitch 1 30 m V: Climb the corner and belay to the left on a blockPitch 2 30 m V: Step right off the block...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Croda da Lago and Lastoi di Formin.
Croda da Lago and Lastoi di Formin.
Lastoi di Formin
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By Bruce Hildenbrand
Feb 22, 2013
Monte Averau should have it's own area and not be grouped in with either the Nuvolau or Croda da Lago.