From 13 to 15 July 2018 Passo di Monte Croce Carnico in the Carnic Alps, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy, will host the historic climbing meeting Arrampicarnia. The event will also celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first ascent of Crete delle Chianevate. Three days of rock climbing, encounters, courses, walks, activities for children and guided ascents up Via Grohmann and Via Normale.
Lara Neumeier, Christoph Hanke and Jozef Kristoffy have all repeated Hotel Supramonte, the famous multi-pitch climb first ascended in the Gole di Gorropu in Sardinia by Rolando Larcher and Roberto Vigiani.
The video of Nina Caprez and Barbara Zangerl and their 2015 repeat of the famous multi-pitch alpine sports climb Die Unendliche Geschichte in Rätikon, Switzerland. First ascended by Beat Kammerlander, the route had only been repeated once previously, by Pietro dal Prà in 2005.
Interview with Italian climber Federica Mingolla who teamed up with Nicolò Geremia to repeat Via della Cattedrale (8a+ max, 800m), the famous climb up Marmolada, Dolomites
On 15/10/2016 the crag Lumignano (Italy) will host its international Climbing Marathon meeting.
Both Nina Caprez and Barbara Zangerl have repeated Die Unendliche Geschichte, first climbed by Beat Kammerlander in 1990 in the Rätikon massif, Switzerland. 420m high and graded 8b+, this climb had previously only been repeated once, by Italy's Pietro dal Prà in 2005.
Pizzinini of the Corvara (Dolomites) stage of Progetto Icaro that took place on Saturday 1 March 2014.
Photos, sensations and emotions from the first Sardinia Bloc Scouting tour to discover the unexplored boulders of Gallura in NE Sardinia.The report directly from the pen and the heart of his creator: Pietro Dal Prà.
Pietro Dal Prà and the La Sportiva team provide an update about Sardinia Bloc, the climbing trip from 9 to 17 November to discover the unexplored boulders of Gallura in NE Sardinia.
La Sportiva athletes discover Sardinia’s unexplored blocks
While over 1300 Melloblockers have already registered and many more are expected, sunny Val Masino welcomed the initiative Climbing without limits promoted by the region of Lombardy, CIP, FASI, ERSAF which aims at a different form of taking to the mountains, for everyone. Paraclimbing athletes Silvia Parente, Simone Salvagnin and Giulia Poggioli, along with Antonio Rossi, Olympic gold canoeist and Councillor for Sport and Youth Policies for the Lombardy Region, took part in Melloblocco along with 70 other youngsters and not so youngs climbers who are either blind, visually impaired or disabled.
On Saturday 4 May at Melloblocco 2013 it will be possible to take the test to become a bone marrow donor. The all explained by Pietro Dal Pra and John Spitale Climb for Life.
Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson have made the first repeat of Aria (8a+, 350m) established by Pietro dal Prà on Punta Plumare, Sardinia.
Once again Climb For Life raises awareness amongst climbers about the need for bone marrow transplant. The initiative by Pietro Dal Prà e Giovanni Spitale includes Climb for life T-shirts at indoor climbing walls.
Italian climber Pietro dal Prà together with Alessandro Rudatis has established two difficult new multi-pitches, In mezzo poco (400m, 8a+) and Gracias a la Vida (270m, 8a+) up Lastia de Gardes in the Italian Dolomites.
Adam Ondra has become a bone marrow donor. Pietro Dal Pra and Giovanni Spitale of Climb for Life explain this important gesture for donors and the climbing community.
CLIMB FOR LIFE-GIVE BONE MARROW is aimed at all climbers worldwide who wish to do something good and donate bone marrow. Italian climber Pietro Dal Prà presents the initiative.
Adam Ondra has carried out the first free ascent in a single day of Tough Enough (8c, 380m) on the East Face of Karambony in Tsaranoro Valley, Madagascar. He concluded his trip by repeating Bravo les Filles (8b, 600m) and making the first free ascent of Mora Mora (8c, 700m).
The biggest cathedral in the world: Florian Riegler and Via della Cattedrale on the Marmolada, Dolomites
Last June Florian Riegler, climbing with Rebecca Finch, climbed "Via della cattedrale" (max 8a+, 21 pitches) on the South Face of the Marmolada in 12 hours. This is probably the first repeat after the first free ascent at the hands of Pietro dal Prà five years ago. But above all, as Riegler explains, this is the most beautiful climb he's done in the Dolomites.
Christian Bindhammer and Damaris Knorr have repeated the multi-pitch Hotel Supramonte (8b) in the Gola di Gorroppu, Sardinia.