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Fourth Sella Tower

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West Face, Glueck Route. 

Fourth Sella Tower 


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Elevation: 8,545'
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Administrator: Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Rodger Raubach on Jun 6, 2013
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Description 

The Fourth Sella Tower lies to the East from the other 3 Sella Towers and is separated from the Sella Massif itself by a deep notch. There is no easy walk-off from this formation.


Getting There 

Approach from the Sella Pass and the Gasthaus Maria Flora via Route #649 and over climber's paths to the base of the impressive West face. Allow 45 minutes to an hour for the approach.


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Featured Route For Fourth Sella Tower

West Face, Glueck Route. 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b  Europe : Italy : ... : Fourth Sella Tower
The route is less frequently climbed than others in the Sella Towers due to a somewhat lower rock quality. The climbing has been rated as mostly 5.5-5.6 with occasional spots of 5.7 or 5.7+ depending on the exact line followed. Begin by climbing directly towards a yellow overhang that lies on the right side of the face, and traversing to the left below it. There are numerous fixed pitons and many "hourglasses" for threads. The belay stations are mostly equipped with several pitons. The 4th and 5...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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