The Falzarego Towers and Punta Alpini form a triad...
The Fanis group begins atop Falzarego Pass on the way in to Cortina d'Ampezzo and ends at the Forcella Bois. A notable summit is the Sass di Stria, or "Hexenstein." Literally, Witch's Rock; also included is the Cima Bois, a popular and easily accessible formation. The Fanis Tower or Fanis Turm appears attractive but is infrequently climbed due to friable and loose rock.
From Cortina d'Ampezzo, take the highway to Falzarego Pass.
Weather station 22.4 miles from here
20 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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Torre Piccola, "via della Guide" 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Europe
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The route consists of 9 wonderful leads of exposed climbing on excellent rock. Pitch 1 is quite easy and is fairly short, ending on a decent belay stance after about only 50 feet. Pitch 2 traverses left (exposed but easy climbing) to a short dihedral which terminates atop a flake (same belay as Comici Route). Pitch 3 climbs diagonally right, trending towards a chimney/gully system. Pitch 4 follows the gully/chimney and involves a bit of fun stemming. Pitch 5 is the crux, and may have a move or 2...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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Cima Scotoni with a flag of fog on the right, Punt...
Cunterines-Spitze from Sass Dlacia
Spigolo col dei Bos is in the center.
By Rodger Raubach
Oct 31, 2013
The entire Fanis area was once part of Austria, and old military ruins are everywhere. The mountains themselves are honeycombed with old tunnels connecting fortifications. This was the frontier/front lines during W.W. I. Many of the paths are ex-military mule paths.