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L'abito non fa il Monaco 6b - San Vito Lo Capo

L'abito non fa il Monaco 6b - San Vito Lo Capo

L'abito non fa il Monaco 6b (6a obl.), 260 m is eight multi-pitch route on Pizzo Monaco in San Vito Lo Capo on Sicilia. The route is quite popular in this area. Pitches are bolted (S2, take 12 quickdraws) but for the last pitch maybe take some slings.

First Ascent - F. Calabrese, L. Cutietta, M. Oviglia, E. Pinotti

On L'abito non fa il Monaco you need 60 m double rope

Approach

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Photo Gulliver.it

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Pizzo Monaco

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Start of the route

10 minutes. Here you have link to google maps.
GPS N38° 10'09,5'' E12° 45'07,0

Pitches are graded:

6a+ (35 m) - nice vertical climbing
6b (15 m) - short crack and holes
6b (40 m) - long dihedral with tricky sequence

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View from route

5c (45 m) - walls and ridges, move to the left

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Małgorzata Jaworska on 5c pitch


5b (15 m) - short climbing to good ledge
6b (40 m) - overhang with good holds. Very nice pitch
5b (40 m) - Easy climb to large boulder

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Big ledge below easy dihedral

4b (40 m) - Climb the easy dihedral. Then easy terrain to the summit of Pizzo Monaco.

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Summit photo :-)

Descent

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Rappeling

Towards the east arete to a rappel station (almost 60 meters). From here go on a patch to the road.

Last modified onSunday, 27 September 2015 08:56
Damian Granowski

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