Sass Rigais

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Sass Rigais
Sass Rigais 1.jpg
Sass Rigais
Highest point
Elevation 3,025 m (9,925 ft)
Listing Alpine mountains above 3000 m
Coordinates 46°36′31.93″N 11°46′1.28″E / 46.6088694°N 11.7670222°E / 46.6088694; 11.7670222Coordinates: 46°36′31.93″N 11°46′1.28″E / 46.6088694°N 11.7670222°E / 46.6088694; 11.7670222
Geography
Sass Rigais is located in Alps
Sass Rigais
Sass Rigais
Location in the Alps
Location South Tyrol, Italy
Parent range Dolomites
Climbing
Easiest route Hike

Sass Rigais (3,025 m) is a mountain of the northwestern Dolomites in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Along with the nearby Furchetta, which is exactly the same height and only 600m away, it is the highest peak of the Geisler group. Sass Rigais offers hikers one of few Dolomites' three-thousanders the entire crossing from one side of the mountain to the other. The Via ferrata Villnössersteig is categorized between a B and C difficulty and the trail Sass Rigais steig is rated C. A crucifix is located at the summit.

The Sass Rigais and Furchetta from the south
From left to right: Sass Rigais, Gran Fermeda, Col dala Pieres

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