Adam Ondra and his holidays in Sardinia, where he managed the first ever on-sight of "Hotel Supramonte" before making the first ascent of "Campo con corvi" 9a at Bronx.
On 23/08 Mauro Bubu Bole carried out the first repeat of 'Mezzogiorno di fuoco' (8b max, 7c obligatory, expo) on Punta Giradili, Sardinia.
Christian Bindhammer and Damaris Knorr have repeated the multi-pitch Hotel Supramonte (8b) in the Gola di Gorroppu, Sardinia.
On 6 May Rolando Larcher carried out the first free ascent of Mezzogiorno di fuoco (270m, 8b max, 7c obligatory) on Punta Giradili, Sardinia. The route had been established by Larcher together with Maurizio Oviglia and Roberto Vigiani in 2006.
In August the Italians Marco Vago and Simone Pedeferri completed their new route up M.te Donneittu (Codula de Luna, Sardinia) called Amico Fragile and graded 7c+/8a .
Cristian Brenna climbed in the Czech Republic andSardinia where he repeated "Sapientino" (8c) and "Anime Salve" (8b+) and on-sighted "XL" 8a/a+, "Raoni" 8a and "Totem" 8a at Cala Fuili, and "Manifesto" 8a at Jerzu.
The future of Sardinia's most famous southern crags, Castello dell'Iride is uncertain as climbing has recently been forbidded by the town council.
On September 28 Martina Cufar, together with Marko Lukic, made the first female ascent of Hotel Supramonte, Gole di Gorropu, Sardinia.
Francesca Chenal has made the first repeat of 'After Eight' 8a at the Castello di Jerzu, Sardinia.
At the end of June Mauro Bubu Bole, together with Simone Sarti, made the first free ascent of Isolitudine, first climbed in 1998 by Icaro Demonte, Mirko Giorgi and Lorenzo Nadali at the Gole di Gorropu, Sardinia.
New routes in Sardina. Rolando Larcher frees "Il vecchio e il mare" 8b Millennium cave.
The Comune of Domusnovas, Sardinia organised a meeting a few days ago to promote the Iglesiente area, its 600 routes and the enormous San Giovanni cave.
Maurizio Oviglia continues to forge new routes in Sardinia.
"Cresciano boulder" and "Pietra di Luna", Sardinia have recently been published
The Italian Mauro Bubu Bole repeats Hotel Supramonte, together with Mi Sun Go in Sardinia
On 15-16 May the Austrian Beat Kammerlander redpointed Hotel Supramonte at the Gole di Gorropu, Sardinia
Inspired by the British "Hard grit" ethic, Maurizio Oviglia discovers and climbs new routes on basalt seacliff together with Simone Sarti on island just off Sardinia
Mauro Calibani, sends boulder problems in Sardinia, Corsica and Col del Lys. Of note are "Squalo 3-3D" 8a+ at Punta di Capineru (Corsica) and "Icaro" 8a at Col del Lys
Severino Scassa and Simone Sarti climb Hotel Supramonte at P.ta Cucuttos, Gole di Gorropu, Sardinia
The international women’s meet 'Rendez-Vous Hautes Montagne' will take place in Sardinia from 2-9 September 2001