El Chorro | Alpine climbing | Climbing Area Piz dal Päl | Swiss Alpine Club SAC

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Slab Steep wall Crack Very Beautiful route

El Chorro Climbing Area Piz dal Päl 2180 m

  • Difficulty
    7a (6a)
  • Pitches / Height Difference
    7 P
  • Exposition / Rock Type
    W / Granite
  • Altitude start
    2375 m

Demanding, but short and clear multi-pitch route on the prominent little rock tower above the Albigna hut. If the route is too difficult for you, you will find a less demanding alternative in the neighbouring "Piccolo".

Route description

El Chorro

See route Topo.

Descent Torre dal Päl

From the summit, make one 35m abseil on the south side, After this, you may continue on foot back to Capanna da l'Albigna. Variation: It is possible to descend on the west side down Route No.12 - "Piccolo".

Additional information

Protection
Well equipped, longer distances in easy sections possible
Rope
2x50m
Quick draws
12
Stoppers
-
Friends
-
Trad Protection
-
Abseiling possible
Foot Descent
-
Ski approach possible
-
Glacier equipment
-
Difficulty

6a+ (6a obligatory), 1 p.a. or 7a

Protection / Material

Well bolted

History

Well equipped by Bernhard Falett in 2013.

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