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Rock Climbing Day on the Sella Towers, Dolomites

Rock climbing in the Sella Towers, Dolomites
Rock climbing in the Sella Towers, Dolomites

Join an experienced certified guide for a full day of fantastic rock climbing on the incredible Sella Towers in the Dolomites of Italy.


Dolomite Mountains

1 Day

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep




  • Spend a full day rock climbing on the Sella Towers.
  • Choose from different towers and different routes.
  • Admire the beauty of the incredible Dolomites.


Icons of the incredible Dolomites of Italy, the Sella Towers above the Sella Pass are a magnificent place to rock climb. And on this full-day trip, you will get to choose from a number of different routes from the collection of stone towers.

There are four towers in the Sella Towers. However, the fourth tower is not very well known. As a result, our focus will be on the first three towers. The first tower is the smallest and is the most popular with climbers. The routes on the first tower are shorter than the others. Hence making them accessible for climbers who do not have a lot of prior rock climbing experience.

The second tower is more challenging, as it has a famed steep north face. There are different routes that can be enjoyed on the second tower. One route is the Messner route, which is the north face direct route. This route is tough, and experience is necessary to climb it. There is also the Kasnapoff route, which is often referred to as a classic route that will take you on the northwest ridge of the tower.

The third tower in the Sella Towers is the largest of the three. It is also home to the famous Vinatzer route, which is definitely worth a try if you have the experience.

Regardless of your experience level, it is important that all participants on this trip are in good physical condition.

Climbing on the Sella Towers in the Dolomites is a treat for any climber. If you would like to spend a day scaling the walls of these great towers, just send me a request.

Price includes

- Guiding fee



There are comfortable accommodation options near the Sella Towers that I would be happy to recommend to you.

Meeting point

To be determined prior to the trip beginning.

About the guide

Hi! I'm Renato, IFMGA guide from the Dolomites, and I work together with my colleagues Robert, Bruno, Patrick, Benedetta & Walter (German speaking). If I'm not available to guide you, one of them will take care of you.

I was born in 1961, I live in Campitello di Fassa, in the Dolomites, together with my family. I have two sons, one is a mountain guide, the other is a ski instructor. I am a certified mountain guide since 1982, an instructor of guides, alpine ski instructor and a Federal coach for ISEF.

Being in the mountains has always been my passion, guiding people, teaching them climbing, mountaineering... during the various seasons of the year. I very much enjoy drawing nice curves in fresh powder snow and discover the charm of the frozen waterfalls.

My curriculum and professional mountaineering is made of many ascents and some openings of routes in the Dolomites and the Alps. I climbed in Yosemite Valley (California), Ben Nevis (Scotland) and Norway, Greece, Spain and Sardinia. I did also several high altitude climbs like Mt Denali (Alaska), Ama Dablam (6828m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Manaslu (8163m), Shivling in India (6545m), Cotopaxi and Chimborazo in Ecuador (5897m and 6310m), Patagonia (Argentina).

Feel free to get in touch with me if you are coming in the Dolomites for skiing (alpine, freeride and ski touring), rock climbing, sport climbing and multi pitch climbing. It will be my pleasure to guide you here and let you discover my secret spots.


Italian | German | English



What people are saying about this trip

Mitch Keith


September, 2023

Paolo and Patrick were our guides for Gaudeamos (12 pitch max of 6a) near Falzarego Pass. Paolo was communicative ahead of time in making arrangements and ensuring our climb matched our desires. During the climb, they were safe and efficient and all 4 members of our party came away from the outing feeling challenged and excited about the day. Overall, we had a fantastic day out and we were able to tackle a much larger & more grand objective than we otherwise could have on our own without our guides. Thanks Paolo & Patrick!!

Alexander Ottomano


June, 2023

My guide Patrick was phenomenal! Really enjoyed climbing with him, he picked a great long route for me with fun difficulty, not too easy or hard. I like going through explore share to find guides and will in the future.


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