The final ridge

The final ridge - M.Antelao(3264m) - Dolomiti - Italy
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chris.mueller

chris.mueller - Jun 25, 2007 8:25 am - Voted 10/10

Spooky pic

Looks great!

Chris

jhp1004 - Jun 25, 2007 9:08 am - Voted 10/10

Beautiful place

I have admired Monte Antelao several times from a distance. Is it possible to go up there in the summertime, in good weather conditions, without climbingaid? I mean rope, harness etc.
Ciao
Jørgen

tonellophotography

tonellophotography - Jun 25, 2007 9:36 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Beautiful place

I have been there two times always on May and also with the snow you can climb without the rope long the "Laste". In the final part before the summit ridge there's a short climbing passage (II-III / 3-4 meters) where should be better ensure ourselves anyway (also because you are in a sort of ridge environment not ensured - Now i don't remember if there are any pitches long the ridge).
Be sure to be well fitted 'cause the pendence long the Laste is hard enough to break your legs before the top :). There's a bivac before the final part of the climb and in summer time it's surely free from snow!
It's a great mountain.

ganesh70

ganesh70 - Jun 25, 2007 11:58 am - Voted 10/10

Molto bella!!

Gran montagna l'Antelao...

SusanM

SusanM - Jun 26, 2007 6:49 am - Voted 10/10

Nice

you've captured the essence of a tough climb.

tonellophotography

tonellophotography - Jun 29, 2007 4:16 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice

Thanks Susan!

reinhard2

reinhard2 - Jun 26, 2007 9:12 am - Voted 10/10

An extraordinary moment

it seems - letting the morning fog beneath just before the summit and entering a clear blue sky far beyond any valley ...
Could you post this with better resolution?

Cheers
Reinhard

tonellophotography

tonellophotography - Jun 26, 2007 10:01 am - Hasn't voted

Hi Reinhard,

that's not exactly "fog" but the humidity condensed on the camera lens a time I took it out from the jacket...

markmay

markmay - Jun 26, 2007 3:02 pm - Voted 10/10

Cooperative condensation!!!

Really cool shot, fortunate vignette, awesome!

dalton1

dalton1 - Jun 26, 2007 5:19 pm - Voted 10/10

It might...

...become photo of the week...:)

tonellophotography

tonellophotography - Jun 26, 2007 5:24 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: It might...

but with some votes more ;)
Thanks anyway!

bongsunkee

bongsunkee - Sep 7, 2007 7:27 am - Voted 10/10

cool pic!

nice capture, tonello.....

tonellophotography

tonellophotography - Sep 14, 2007 3:36 am - Hasn't voted

Re: cool pic!

thanks again

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