this is both a Mountain and a Route pageas for this structure belongs to a "ridge" of a real mountain we can consider it not a separate summit.
This very strange looking tower is one of the most frequented summits of the "Grignetta" pillars.
A real test for climbers
On its summit a bell that must be ringed by the ones who climb it the first time,
but be gentle: it gives a very strong sound
ApproachStarting from Piano dei Resinelli follow the road till Rifugio Porta.
Follow the path "Direttissima" (mark 8) till the Rifugio Rosalba (1730m) - 2h
Once here you must go down along the "sentiero delle foppe" (mark 9) and in 10 minutes you get the starting point of the route
Route Description : Gandini120m drop, one of the finest route of the group, technical, delicate climb, wonderful rock, 6 short pitches - 3-4 hours - not to be underestimated ...
Essential Gear6-8 carabiniers
|2°||PD||3 - 4|
|3°inf - 3° - 3° sup||AD||5 - 5.2|
|4° inf - 4° - 4° sup||D||5.3 - 5.5|
|5° inf - 5° - 5° sup||TD||5.6 - 5.8|
|6° inf - 6° - 6° sup||ED||5.9 - 5.11|
|7°||EX||5.11a - 5.11b|