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Sella Group

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Sella Group 

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Elevation: 7,000'
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Gardena Pass (North side of Sella group, looking n...


The Sella group is a sector within the Dolomites that consists of a large plateau with many climbs scattered all around the palateau, including the popular routes at Sella pass (Sella towers, Piz Ciavazes), the enormous Sass Pordoi accessed from just above Canazei and from Pordoi pass, the Piz Boe routes accessed from Pordoe pass, the Piz da Lec accessable from the lifts in Corvara and the Tridentina area with its very popular Via Ferrata just below Gardena pass. There are enough routes in the Sella area to fill an entire season of climbing

Getting There 

Drive East from Bolzano or West from Cortina to Canazei (a nice area to base camp). From town you will be looking at Piz Ciavazes and up towards Sella pass. This is the Sella group. It is completely surrounded by a circular road that crosses multiple passes. Small villages exist all around the plateau where you can get food, beer, a room or find camping.

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Featured Route For Sella Group
Friendship Route

Schubert/Friendship Route 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13  Europe : Italy : ... : Piz Chiavezes
INTRODUCTIONThe Friendship Route, or Schubert, is a perfect route for those who are comfortable on Dolomites grade 6. For Americans, imagine a thousand foot Shelf Road cliff with no bolts. The traditional protection is not always the kind of gear you'd want to huck onto. We read that all the belays had solid bolts, but this did not seem to be so. DESCENTInstead of a rappel route, there is a long walk off with some fun via-ferrata sections. We did not carry hiking shoes up and t...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Sella Group from the West
Sella Group from the West
Sella Towers
Sella Towers
North side of Sella Group
North side of Sella Group
Southern Mountain in Sella Group - Sass Pordoi
Southern Mountain in Sella Group - Sass Pordoi
South West side of Sella group - Piz Ciaves
South West side of Sella group - Piz Ciaves
The 3 Sella Towers during a major change in weather.
The 3 Sella Towers during a major change in weathe...
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