Home page Planetmountain.com
Stefano Ghisolfi climbing Underground 9a at Arco
Photo by archivio Stefano Ghisolfi
Gabriele Moroni climbing Minorenni a carico 8B at Champorcher
Photo by archivio Gabriele Moroni
Niccolò Ceria climbing Gliese 581 8B+ at Champorcher
Photo by Andrea Cossu

Stefano Ghisolfi, Niccolò Ceria and Gabriele Moroni: top climbs and boulder problems

di

Stefano Ghisolfi climbs Underground 9a at Arco while at Champorcher Niccolò Ceria and Gabriele Moroni have made the first ascents of the boulder problems Gliese 581 8B+ and Minorenni a carico 8B.

Three of Italy's strongest young climbers, Stefano Ghisolfi, Niccolò Ceria and Gabriele Moroni, are currently on a roll. At Arco last weekend Ghisolfi repeated Underground, the route first climbed by Val gardena mountain guide Manfred Stuffer at Massone in 1998with a fairly peculiar history: initially graded 8c+, after repeats by Yuji Hirayama, Tomas Mrazek and Christian Bindhammer the route was upgraded and has settled in at 9a.

At Champorcher in Valle d'Aosta Gabriele Moroni freed a project he'd tried on and off for a while calle Minorenni a carico. "This boulder is very fingery and specific and it has one of the smallest crimps I've ever held" said Moroni to describe his new 8B problem. Not far from this boulder Niccolò Ceria made fairly short work of the direct exit to Zarmina, a probelm he freed in 2013. Ceria has suggested 8B+ and, in line with the astronomy theme, called the variation Gliese 581.

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.
NEWSLETTER

Subscriber to receive the weekly newsletter with all the latest news from planetmountain.com

CLASSIFIEDS
Recent Comments Ice
  • Distensione
    Via sportiva molto bella, dalla linea logica, in ambiente su ...
    2017-09-14 / Michele Lucchini
  • L'uomo Volante
    Il 10 giugno 2017, insieme all'amico Michele, decidiamo di r ...
    2017-07-12 / Enrico Maioni
  • Gallo George
    Il 16 luglio 2016, invogliati dalla relazione, ci siamo avve ...
    2017-07-12 / Enrico Maioni
  • All-in
    Francesco Salvaterra e Filippo Mosca 27 gennaio 2017, probab ...
    2017-02-02 / Francesco Salvaterra