Dolomiti 5.1

Facts in a nutshell:
Day 1, Sella: Rissa del Daint; sect. 50°, 45°/150m, 5.1 E2, ↑300m ↓1300m
Day 2, Cristallo: Canale Staunies Nord; sect. 50°, 45°/200m, 5.1 E2, ↑1500m ↓1500m (aborted @ half way up: sluff, rock, ice fall)

Go through the pictorial report here or jump to the gallery. And don’t miss the POV captures from the descent!

Arriving at Night: You can't get no sleep ;) so exciting...

Arriving at Night: You can’t get no sleep 😉 so exciting…

Waking up in a great scenery next to the Pordoi cable car

Waking up in a great scenery next to the Pordoi cable car

..which takes you straight into a freeski Eldorado

..which takes you straight into a freeski Eldorado

At this point I knew that day will become amazing

At this point I knew that day will become amazing

And so it beginns: a rush for untracked powder

And so it beginns: a rush for untracked powder

Damn, those italians are fast. Traversing below 'Boè'

Damn, those italians are fast. Traversing below ‘Boè’

want to ski some nice lines? come to the dolomites!

want to ski some nice lines? come to the dolomites!

stunning!

stunning!

And so I am about to drop into my first 5.1 rated ski descent

Spring in the valley

Spring in the valley

Taking the Sellaronda lifts back to the Passo Pordoi I discoverd one of the most beautiful ski descents I have ever seen: Val Culea 4.1, E2 (57.a in Freeride in Dolomiti – F. Tremolada)

Some details: spot the skiers?

Some details: spot the skiers?

The next day I tried the famous Canale Staunies Nord without the lift access, by bootpacking from the north. I failed with my goal and had to turn around at half past 10 when it started to rain rocks and ice.

Canale Vallencant and Staunies Nord

Canale Vallencant and Staunies Nord

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