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26.03.2017 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Two new sport climbing crags in Sardinia

Two beautiful new sport crags have been developed at Samugheo in the center of Sardinia: Tana delle Volpi and Apotheosis, according to Maurizio Oviglia one of the most beautiful on the Italian island.

13.03.2017 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Pedra Longa in Sardinia / The Spigolo dell'Ospitalità rock climb

The multi-pitch rock climb Spigolo dell’Ospitalità was first ascended in 1982 by Umberto Marampon up the beautiful Pedra Longa tower in Sardinia. Maurizio Oviglia and Fabio Erriu recently made a rare, possibly even first, repeat of this climb above the coast of Baunei.

05.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Silvio Reffo climbing up Hotel Supramonte in Sardinia

The video of Italian climber Silvio Reffo repeating the famous multi-pitch sports climb Hotel Supramonte at Gola di Gorropu in Sardinia.

06.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Silvio Reffo shoots up Hotel Supramonte and Mezzogiorno di Fuoco in Sardinia

Interview with Italian climber Silvio Reffo who recently repeated two of Sardinia’s most difficult multi-pitch sport climbs: Hotel Supramonte at Gola di Gorropu and Mezzogiorno di Fuoco at Punta Giradili. Climbing onsight, on both routes Reffo fell just once and freed the pitches on his second attempt.

23.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Environment

Motion Vol.4, the mountain timelapse by Yuri Palma

The new time-lapse by Yuri Palma featuring Baffin Island, Val di Mello, Grigne, the Dolomites with its Tre Cime di Lavaredo and Marmolada, as well as Monte Ginnircu in Sardinia.

18.10.2016 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Tavolara, climbing on the Sardinian island shrouded in myth

Maurizio Oviglia explores the fascinating climbing history of Tavolara Island, off the NE coast of Sardinia, and repeats 'Affora sa nato’ (6b, 215m) first ascended by Enzo Lecis and Simone Sarti in the ’90’s.

07.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alexander Huber rides Onda Azzurra up Monte Donneneittu in Sardinia

In January 2016 Alexander Huber made the first ascent, alone, of Onda Azzurra up Monte Donneneittu at Codula di Luna in Sardinia. 240m high and with difficulties up to 8a+, this multi-pitch sports climb was freed by Huber together with Michael Althammer in April 2016.

09.09.2016 by Marco Bussu in Climbing

Zestos Psicobloc deep water solo climbing competition in Sardinia

Marco Bussu reports about the fourth edition of Zestos Psicobloc, the only deep water solo climbing competition in Sardinia that took place on Saturday, August 27, 2016 close to Santa Caterina di Pittinuri on the island's west coast.

01.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

La vita è amara, Supramonte di Oliena climb in Sardinia

Maurizio Oviglia talks about the first ascent of 'La vita è amara', a climb multi-pitch climb he first ascended with Giovanni Manconi at Supramonte di Oliena, Sardinia.

11.07.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Louis Piguet continues to rebolt sports climbs in Sardinia

Swiss climbers Louis Piguet, who has shown a particular interested in the problem about replacing rusty anchors and corroded AISI 304 stainless steel bots, continues his titanic work of re-equipping the marine crags along Sardinia’s coastline.

08.06.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Pedra Longa, its climbing and the video Luce senza memoria

Climbing video: Maurizio Oviglia introduces his video of Luce senza memoria, the long traverse around Pedra Longa in Sardinia, first climbed in 1981 by Marco Bernardi and Alessandro Gogna.

04.04.2016 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Sardinia climbing news: all the routes on Monte Oddeu, Dorgali

Using a new route on Sardinia’s Monte Oddeu as a pretext, Maurizio Oviglia introduces all the climbs up this mountains beautiful East Face, including the new "L’imbrago… bello stretto" established by Marco Marceddu and Daniele Turco in honor of Oskar Piazza.

02.03.2016 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Punta Pilocca... multi-pitches! Sardinia's historic climbing revamped

Over the past two months Corrado Pibiri and climbing partners have revamped some historical multi-pitch rock climbs at Punta Pilocca, one of Sardinia’s most beautiful crags. As always, some new routes were created by Pibiri, Fabrizio Lampis, Fabio Erriu and Maurizio Oviglia, who now provides the most recent updates.

25.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Altri cieli, art and climbing at Ulassai in Sardinia

Maurizio Oviglia introduces Altri Cieli, the documentary about the little Sardinian village of Ulassai that combines rock climbing with art, starting from the artist Maria Lai.

20.10.2015 by Gabriele Moroni in Climbing

Gabriele Moroni discovers Luogosanto and the most difficult boulder problem in Sardinia

The report by Gabriele Moroni about his first climbing trip to Sardinia during which, at Bosco di Luogosanto in Gallura, he freed Patagarroso, the first 8B boulder problem on the Italian island.

19.10.2015 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Major rockfall onto Selvaggio Blu in Sardinia

Maurizio Oviglia provides information about a major rockfall on Punta Plumare in Sardinia. The landslide has wiped out a stretch of the famous trek Selvaggio Blu.

16.10.2015 by Alexander Huber in Climbing

Alexander Huber climbs Il Capitano at Capo Monte Santo in Sardinia

German climber Alexander Huber has established two new rock climbs on the sea cliffs at Capo Monte Santo in Sardinia, Il Capitano and Solemar. The peculiarities: a boat start, difficulties up to 8b+, trad protection.

09.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Calagonone Climbing Experience, with Patxi Usobiaga and Joe Kinder

The film Calagonone Climbing Experience in Sardinia directed by Francesco Piras featuring the climbers Patxi Usobiaga and Joe Kinder.

08.07.2015 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Sardinia Torri di San Pantaleo, two new rock climbs on Punta Balbacanu

Maurizio Oviglia introduces two new rock climbs on Punta Balbacanu Punta Balbacanu (Torri di San Pantaleo, Gallura, Sardinia): Un granello di sale (VIII-, VII oblig, 335 mt, Maurizio Oviglia, Fabio Erri 03/2015) and I denti del drago (VII+, VI+ oblig, Tomas Krul, Marek Flekal, Fabio Erriu 06/2015).

11.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Reequipping with 'marine' gear in Sardinia by Louis Piguet

Maurizio Oviglia shares the information, provided by Louis Piguet, about the Swissman’s recent rebolting of some sport climbs in Sardinia located at the Buggerru sea cliff and at Cala Fuii (Cala Gonone).

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