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Via G. Segantini - M.te Colodri
Via G. Segantini - M.te Colodri
Photo by Giampaolo Calzà
Via G. Segantini - M.te Colodri
Photo by Giampaolo Calzà
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New route on Monte Colodri, Arco

03.11.2008 by Planetmountain

Massimo Antonini and Giampaolo Calzà have made the first ascent of Via Giovanni Segantini (280m, 6c+ max) on the East Face of Monte Colodri (Arco, Italy)

On 19 September Massimo Antonini and Giampaolo Calzà completed the first ascent of Via Giovanni Segantini (280m, 6c+ max) on the East Face of Monte Colodri (Arco, Italy). The route pays homage to both the 1858 Arco born artist and the art of climbers themselves who interpret virgin walls as a canvass for their new climbs. Unsurprisingly the 8th pitch follows the legendary "Specchio delle mie brame", the line first ascended by Roberto Bassi and Heinz Mariacher in the golden days of sport climbing development in Arco.

As Calzà explains: "this is a famous pitch, extremely famous for all those who were around at the time: it's a slab, the first in the Sarva valley to have been bolted, bolted from above, on purpose for sport climbing by two famous climbers, Roberto Bassi and Heinz Mariacher, two forerunners of this sort not only in Arco but worldwide. Naturally we left this beautiful slab exactly how it had been conceived, which means the same distance between one bolt and the next. Needless to say that here good technique is of the essence."


Via GIOVANNI SEGANTINI

Monte Colodri East Face
Antonini Massimo, Giampaolo 'Trota' Calzà, 09/2008
Length: 280m
Grade: 6c+ max

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