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Pietro Biagini climbing the historic Ombra at Rocca di Perti, Finale Ligure, Italy
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Climbing video: Pietro Biagini repeats historic Ombra at Finale

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Pietro Biagini repeats Ombra (8b/+), the historic sport climb freed in 1988 by Andrea Gallo at Rocca di Perti close to Finale Ligure in Italy.



In November 2016 17-year-old Pietro Biagini, one of Italy’s strongest young climbers, pulled off a rare repeat of Ombra at the crag Rocca di Perti in Finale Ligure. The route is a historic, legendary line bolted by Andrea Gallo and Betta Belmonte in 1987 and freed a year later by Gallo. With Ombra and his 1986 masterpiece Hyaena Gallo had paved the way for the utmost difficulties in sport climbing.

Ombra was widely recognised as one of the hardest climbs, not only in Italy, and its 11 difficult and dodgy moves had to wait 14 years for the first repeat, at the hands of Cristian Brenna. In the ensuing years the route has been repeated by only a handful of other climbers - Gianni Duregato and Gabriele Moroni - were the first to do so. Biagini has now added his name to that short list and, importantly, he’s relived that dream Gallo conjured up almost 30 years ago..

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