A little taller and more impressive looking than its' smaller sibling. The north face has a couple of the most popular mid-grade routes in the group. The climbing is generally steep, on solid rock, and covered in good holds. However, with the amount of traffic that these routes see, comes a highly polished climbing surface.
The approaches all start from the top of Sella Pass. Most of the climbing can be reached in about 15 minutes.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Second Sella Tower:
Kasnakoff 5.8 Trad, Alpine, 9 pitches, 820 feet
Messner 5.10a Trad, Alpine, 11 pitches, 820 feet
Fata Morgana 5.10 Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 600 feet, Grade II
Featured Route For Second Sella Tower
Messner 5.10a International : Dolomites : Second Sella Tower
This is a steep route up the north face of the tower. It is on good rock and follows a line up through the black water streaks.Pitch 1 - Climb up a groove and then move right towards the black streaks.Pitch 2 - Traverse right across the black streaks to the top of a small pillar.Pitch 3 - Climb steep face up to below a roof.Pitch 4 - Climb up through the roof and continue up a shallow corner.Pitch 5 - Traverse directly right to a stance on a small ledge.Pitch 6 - Climb up the groove, then move ...[more] Browse More Classics in International