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28.12.2020 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Titanium climbing bolts appeal by Maurizio Oviglia for Sardinia's seaside crags

Italian climber and new router Maurizio Oviglia once again focuses on the safety of climbing bolts and anchors on sport climbs in seaside environments and has launched a campaign to raise funds in order to re-bolt some marine crags in Sardinia with titanium bolts.

06.10.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbing in Aladaglar, Turkey: Zorbey Aktuyun adds difficult trad route, completes Orient rope solo

Turkish rock climber Zorbey Aktuyun has made the first ascent of the 8a trad climb Kült at Pınarbaşı Canyon in the Aladağlar massif. Furthermore, on the striking Parmakkaya obelisk he has made a rope solo ascent of the classic Orient climb, established by Helmut Gargitter and Pauli Trenkwalder.

17.09.2020 by Giacomo Meliffi. in Climbing

Giacomo Meliffi makes free solo ascent of Legoland, legendary crack climb in Valle dell’Orco

Italian climber Giacomo Meliffi has made a free solo ascent of Legoland, the famous crack climb in Valle dell’Orco, Italy.

09.09.2020 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Orco Easy Crack, an intro to crack climbing in the Orco Valley

Maurizio Oviglia introduces a selection of entry-level crack climbs in Valle dell’Orco: Viper, Mamba, Incastromania, Fessura del Tramonto, Fessura Kosterlitz and many others. A step-by-step guide to the trad climbing gems in Valle dell’Orco.

21.07.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sardinia rock climbing: Aleksandra Taistra repeats big multi-pitches Unchinos and Amico Fragile

In Sardinia the Polish rock climber Aleksandra Taistra has repeated two difficult multi-pitches: Unchinos at Badde Pentumas and Amico Fragile at Monte Donneneittu.

09.06.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sardinia’s Monte Arista hosts new crack climb Black Lives Matter

On Monte Arista in Sardinia, Italy, Simone Desogus and Maurizio Oviglia have made the first ascent of the crack climb Black Lives Matter.

22.05.2020 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Aguglia di Goloritzè, Sardinia: Sole Incantatore rebolted & restored to former glory

On the famous Aguglia di Goloritzè tower Maurizio Oviglia has rebolted Sole Incantatore, the most repeated multi-pitch rock climb in Sardinia. Oviglia himself established the route in 1995.

15.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Aleksandra Taistra sends Sardinia's Hotel Supramonte

Polish climber Aleksandra Taistra has repeated Hotel Supramonte, the famous multi-pitch climb deep within the Gole di Gorropu Gorge in Sardinia, first ascended by Rolando Larcher and Roberto Vigiani in 1998/99.

29.07.2019 by Maurizio Oviglia in Alpinism

Squamish, Skywalker, and the sublime rock climbing in Canada

Maurizio Oviglia introduces Squamish, one of the world's foremost crack climbing areas, as well as Skywalker, a not too difficult multi-pitch rock climb still fairly unknown outside the borders of Canada.

02.06.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Orco Valley: Silvan Schüpbach climbs new trad variation up Torre di Aimonin

On Torre di Aimonin in Italy’s Valle dell’Orco Swiss alpinist Silvan Schüpbach has made the first ascent of 'Know your cat', a new trad variant to the rock climbs Know yourself and Cani & Gatti

20.03.2019 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Sardinia rock climbing video: the crag Jerzu 40

The video of the sector Jerzu 40 and Jerzu, the 'historic' sports climbing area in south-east Sardinia. By Maurizio Oviglia

01.01.2019 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Sardinia sport climbing: the new guidebook to Domusnovas

Maurizio Oviglia introduces the new climbing guidebook to Domusnovas, in the south-west of Sardinia, one of the 'historic' sport climbing areas on the Italian island.

19.09.2018 by Thierry Souchard in Climbing

Corsica: summer rock climbing on the island’s best crags

Sport climbing in Corsica: the best summer crags to climb in the shade and avoid the sweltering heat. By Thierry Souchard and Maurizio Oviglia

03.09.2018 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Atlantide at Baunei, new plaisir rock climb in Sardinia

Up the Sa Costa ‘e Aidu rock face at Baunei in Sardinia, Maurizio Oviglia and Fabio Erriu have made the first ascent of Atlantide, 400 meters of plaisir climbing with difficulties up to 6a+.

05.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Rock climbing in Sardinia: two new crags at Baunei

Sport climbing in Sardinia: two new sectors have been developed at Pedra Longa, financed by the Municipality of Baunei and bolted by Maurizio Oviglia and Gianluca Piras.

12.06.2018 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Rock climbing in Jordan: new rock climbs at Wadi Sulam

Maurizio Oviglia reports about an expedition of the Italian Alpine Club and the JTB (Jordan Tourism Board) which resulted in series of new climbs in the unexplored area of ​​Wadi Sulam in Jordan. Expedition members included Maurizio Giordani, Manrico Dell'Agnola, Andrea Cattarossi, Marco Scagnetto, Luca Schiera, Umberto Del Vecchio, Erik Lazarus, Gianluca Cavalli, Marcello Sanguineti, Angelo Taddei, Alberto Rampini and Lorella Franceschini.

07.06.2018 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

New multi-pitch rock climb up Punta Cusidore in Sardinia

Between autumn 2017 and spring 2018 Giovanni Manconi and Maurizio Oviglia established Passavamo sulla terra leggeri, a new rock climb on Punta Cusidore, a mountain considered by many as one of the most important 'alpine' peaks in Sardinia.

08.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Taghia Gorge, new multi-pitch rock climb in Morocco by Iker Pou, Eneko Pou

Basque brothers Iker and Eneko Pou have made the first ascent of Agur, a new multi-pitch rock climb in the Taghia Gorge (High Atlas massif) in Morocco in memory of Borja Ayed.

03.04.2018 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Rocca Miloro, sport climbing in Italy's Val di Susa

The crag Rocca Miloro in Val di Susa, Piedmont, Italy, introduced by Maurizio Oviglia. Little known, this offers about twenty routes up to 7c + and interesting climbing on beautiful gneiss.

04.03.2018 by Mauro Calibani in Climbing

Mauro Calibani: 60 sec on Batman

The climbing video of Mauro Calibani interpreting Batman, a spectacular trad climb at Punta Istiotta in Sardinia.

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