Home page Planetmountain.com
Waiting for the sun behind the moon (7b, 6b obbl./RS2/II) Enrico Griotto, Alex Ostorero 10/2012
Photo by Maurizio Oviglia
INFO / links & info:

New Valle dell'Orco rock climb

di

In Valle dell'Orco Alex Ostorero and Enrico Griotto have made the first ascent of Waiting for the sun behind the moon (7b, 6b obl./RS2/II).

After starting this spring, Italian climbers Enrico Griotto and Alex Ostorero have now completed their new route high up in the granite Valle dell’Orco. Dedicated to Sole who was born in June, their Waiting for the sun behind the moon offers varied climbing up a series of slabs, cracks and corners. Pitch 2 offers a bombè roof which still need freeing - presumably at 7b - and this was breached using A0 aid. 5 bolts were placed on the pitches (2 on pitch 2 and 3 on the final pitch) while others were placed at the belays. The route faces south and thus the hot summer months are best avoided.


TOPO: Waiting for the sun behind the moon, Valle dell'Orco

Share

SEARCH news

ZONE

CATEGORY

Full text search

AUTHOR

EXPO / Products
EXPO / Company News
Planetmountain.com logo
Planetmountain.com is updated daily: news, rock climbing, walks, trekking, alpinism, freeride skiing, ski mountaineering, snowboarding and ice climbing on the mountains worldwide. Furthermore, climbing techniques explained, gear & book reviews, expert advice, mountain photography, interviews and competition reports.
FORUM
CLASSIFIEDS
Recent Comments
  • Vento di passioni
    Leggo solo oggi la replica l mio commento sulla via Vento di ...
    2016-03-07 / oscar meloni
  • Vento di passioni
    Leggo solo ora: ripetuta da C. Migliorini ed A.Tocchini il 2 ...
    2016-02-11 / stefano michelazzi
  • Vento di passioni
    Il 18 Ottobre 2015 spinti dalla curiosità per una nuova via ...
    2015-12-12 / oscar meloni
  • The Edge
    The first 3 pitches are excellent, after that the climbing r ...
    2015-11-15 / Lepesant Ben