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South-west Arete (Delagokante) 

South-west Arete (Delagokante) 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b PG13

   
Type: Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 400'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Giovanni Battista, Tito Piaz, Francesco Jori, Irma Glaser, August 1911
Season: Summer and early Fall
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Submitted By: Bruce Hildenbrand on Dec 21, 2012
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Description 

The crux is probably the first pitch as you climb up to gain the arete. Once on the arete follow it for three amazing pitches to the summit.

For the descent rappel down the east side of the tower from fixed anchors. Six 20m rappels or three 40m rappels hit the ground. If you are planning on continuing up the Tower Stabeler, forego the last 20m rappel. The more popular routes on Torre Stabeler begin here.


Location 

Scramble up easy terrain until the rock steepens. Start a bit right of the left-side of the tower and climb up and left to gain the arete at the top of the first pitch.


Protection 

Lots of fixed protection, but this is not a sport climb.



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