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Ţancul Ascuţit

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General characteristics

 Ţancul Ascuţit 


Tancul Ascutit (the pointy spire) is the tower next to Costila Hut, serving as multi-pitch climbing school, training and alternative for climbers in case of bad weather.

The tower offers several classical routes as well as sports climbing routes.

Tancul Ascutit guards the entrance to Costila Valley on its north side, most of the climbing routes being found on its south face.
Information source -
Muntii Bucegi Drumetie Alpinism Schi - Walter Kargel, Bel Alpin, București, 2000
Poză - Andreea Ghioca -

Stone: conglomerate
Accommodation: Coştila Refuge
Orientation: S-E
Altitude: 1690 m
Height: 60 m



Nr.    Name    Grade    Length    Beauty    Type    Diaries    Climbs    
1.The Jack With topo With picture Coordinates6b+/6c2 pitches3     Sport climbing10
2.Revelion '74 With description With topo With picture Coordinates2B3 pitches0     Classic route01
3.Traseul Căţărătorului 5 star route Fantastic With description With topo With picture With video Coordinates English translation4B, 6a+ (6a, A0)3 pitches4     Classic route2211
4.Scări în Flăcări With description With topo With picture Coordinates7b20 m0     Sport climbing00
5.Pula și Căciula With description With topo With picture Coordinates7a+20 m4     Sport climbing11
6.Penis Captivus With description With topo With picture Coordinates7a+20 m0     Sport climbing00
7.Mareşalul Antonescu With description With topo With picture Coordinates6c20 m0     Sport climbing11
8.Degringolada Fantastic With description With topo With picture Coordinates6a+20 m3,5     Sport climbing13
9.A.T.P. (Traseul Începătorului) With description With topo With picture With video Coordinates3B, 6b (6a/6a+, A0)2 pitches3,5     Classic route76
10.Prostituţia (Prostitutio in integrum) With description With topo With picture Coordinates7a+20 m0     Sport climbing00
11.Odiseea Fantastic With description With topo With picture Coordinates6c/6c+60 m0     Sport climbing00
12.Lynn Dicu (Lynn Hill) Fantastic With description With topo With picture With video Coordinates6b+50 m4,5     Sport climbing53
13.Vertical Limits With description With topo With picture Coordinates6a+22 m0     Sport climbing00
14.Fisura Întreruptă (Muchia Ţancului Ascuţit) Fantastic With description With topo With picture Coordinates4A, 5b (4c/4c+, A0)2 pitches5     Classic route1827

Access and retreat

Track GPS:  - Refugiul Costila.gpx
GPS: N 45° 25' 52.4" E 25° 30' 04.2"    
Acces duration: 1h35+
Retreat duration: 1h


Route distribution

Traseu clasic

Fisura Întreruptă (Muchia Ţancului Ascuţit) 4A, 5b (4c/4c+, A0)

Un traseu foarte frumos recomandat începătorilor.

Date: 1956
First ascent: Florin Stan, Pompiliu Pascu, Dumitru Porcescu
Traseu clasic

Vertical Limits 6a+

Date: 2000
First ascent: Vlad Popa


Ţancul Ascuţit


GPS: N 45° 25' 52.4" E 25° 30' 04.2"    

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