Italian climber Federica Mingolla reports about her first free ascent in Valle Orco, Italy, of an old project bolted in 2001 by Giovannino Massari and now graded 8a+. The route joins another nearby line freed by Mingolla a year ago: Occhi Nuovi 8a+.
In memory of Adriano Trombetta, who died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 along with Margherita Beria D’Argentina and Antonio Lovato in an avalanche on Monte Chaberton (Val di Susa, Cottian Alps). By Elio Bonfanti.
Marzio Nardi introduces the video Rockslave XP 2015: discovering the rock climbing potential on the extraordinary sandstone outcrops in Lucanian Dolomites and the boulder problems at Pietra del Toro in Basilicata, Italy
Climbing photographer Federico Ravassard recalls, with words, photos and a video, Federica Mingolla's ascent of Digital Crack, the 8a she repeated last summer on Grand Gendarme dell'Arête des Cosmiques, Mont Blanc.
Marzio Nardi reports about Rock Slave XP 2015, the climbing trip to Castelmezzano and Pietrapertosa and the Lucane Dolomites in Basilicata, Souther Italy. A journey inspired by the famous book "Mezzogiorno di pietra" published in 1985 by Alessandro Gogna.
21-year-old Italian climber Federica Mingolla has repeated Digital Crack 8a, Mont Blanc.
The third episode of Rock Slave XP 2014 Elba Discovery: Madonna del Monte and the climbing and bouldering Italy's Isola d'Elba. With Luca Andreozzi, Martina Blanchet, Federica Mingolla, Alberto Gotta, Alessandro Palma, Marzio Nardi and Adriano Trombetta.
The second episode of Rock Slave XP 2014 Elba Discovery: Torre San Giovanni and the climbing and bouldering Italy's Isola d'Elba. With Luca Andreozzi, Martina Blanchet, Federica Mingolla, Alberto Gotta, Alessandro Palma, Marzio Nardi and Adriano Trombetta.
The first episode of Rock Slave XP 2014 Elba Discovery, the climbing trip carried out last year to discover the bouldering potential on Italy's Isola d'Elba. Starring Luca Andreozzi, Martina Blanchet, Federica Mingolla, Alberto Gotta, Alessandro Palma, Marzio Nardi and Adriano Trombetta.
The report by Marzio Nardi of Rock slave XP 2014, Elba Discovery, the climbing trip aimed at discovering the bouldering potential on Italy's Isola d'Elba.
The second news report from Italy's Orco Valley by Maurizio Oviglia: the crags Sitting Bull and Dado that offer a interesting mix of sport climbing, trad and aid.
Maurizio Oviglia and Massimiliano Celano introduce the new cliff Altrolato and its routes on the dark side of the Orco valley.
In Valle dell'Orco, Italy, Sean Villanueva has carried out the first free ascent of Legittima visione, while Nicolas Favresse has freed Schittingbull.
Elio Bonfanti introduces three new icefalls at Lys Balma, Gressoney, Valle d'Aosta, Italy
At the end of September and the start of October Maurizio Oviglia, Sara Oviglia, Paolo Seimandi and Eugenio Pinotti completed two new multi-pitch routes on the Sergent rock face in Valle Orco. They then added two single pitches to the wall and another to the Dado.