The path that took La Sportiva ambassador Federica Mingolla from the gym's walls to the mountains, from being a young athlete to a complete mountaineer, was not easy... but the teachings that brought her there will accompany her forever.
For the first time, the webseries "Strange Heroes" jumps into the world of ski mountaineering with the story of Michele Boscacci. We found out that, athought facing technical ridges with carbon skiboots and skiing down super steep couloirs, the biggest fear of any winter lover is only one, and has nothing to do with personal risk: the absence of snow. While thinking about what can do to save our winters, enjoy the adventure of michele and his endless search of snow...
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James Pearson talks about "Condé de choc" his second 9a
Eight years after his first 9a, La Sportiva ambassador James Pearson has recently sent "Condé de choc" in Entraygues, France. Here is his climb report and some thoughts about his evolution as aclimber and new parent.