The outdoor rock climbing competition at Valgrisenche, Valle d'Aosta, was won on Sunday 2 September by Federica Mingolla and Marcello Bombardi. the fought-out comp took place at the same crag that hosted the first climbing competition in Valle d'Aosta 30 years ago. The report by Alberto Gnerro, route setter and winner of that historic first competition three decades ago.
Climbing in Italy’s Valle d'Aosta: last Saturday Andrea Zanone repeated SS26, the 8c+ sports climb freed in 2006 by Alberto Gnerro at Gressoney.
French rock climber Julia Chanourdie has repeated Ground Zero at Tetto di Sarre in Valle d’Aosta, Italy, freed in 2002 by Alberto Gnerro and graded 9a.
Alberto Gnerro has made the first ascent of Gressoney - Noversch "SS 26" 9a. The route is 95 moves long and completely natural.
Christian Bindhammer sends two of Italy’s hardest, the classic Underground 9a and Alberto Gnerro's brand new Ground Zero 9a.
Alberto Gnerro frees ‘Ground Zero’ at the Tetto di Sarre (AO) and believes it be be harder than nearby Avaro 8c+/9a
Gnerro has completed the previously unclimbed section above “Ira” to produce IRA, 8c.
The Italian Alberto Gnerro repeats and on-sights in northern Italy
The Italian Albeto Gnerro sends Noia 8c+ at Andonno
At St.Leger du Ventoux the Italian Alberto Gnerro climbed eight hard routes between 8a and 8b+