La Sportiva renews the partnership with Arco Rock Start, the international contest of climbing photography.

From the 10th to the 12th of May 2019 on the walls of Garda Trentino, professional and amateur photographers from all over Europe will compete for two days in order to find the best photo.

From the 10th to the 12th of May,  the extraordinary vertical walls of Garda Trentino will be the scene of the fourth edition. Two days during which athletes and photographers will go in search of the photo that describes the athletic gesture, but also the landscape and everything that revolves around climbing - from the fatigue to the smiles, from the sunsets to the beers. In short, a story of passion for climbing and for photography.

Two categories, Pro, who are selected by invitation among the leading names in the outdoor photography all around Europe and beyond; and Open, where people can soon register in our website or directly at Arco, before the event.

For each team, a photographer and maximum three athletes.The best photograph of the Open category will receive a prize of € 500, while the best photos of the Pro category (each team must submit 4, which will be evaluated as a whole) will be rewarded with € 1500. For the second and third classified material prizes.

 Alongside Arco Rock Star, also for 2019, there will be La Sportiva that supports every climber from 1928 and also Arco Rock Star for the second year in a row.  This collaboration confirms La Sportiva interest in telling a story of the vertical world using photographs.

The program includes several new features, which will be announced in the next few months: the main one concerns the Friday program, which will offer meetings, including technical ones, and round tables dedicated to photographers.

The event takes place within the Adventure Days, the International Festival of exploration, the eighth edition will be held from the 10th to the 12th of May in Garda Trentino: adventure and shows, activities and meetings with great travelers, adventure lovers and explorers will meet to share stories, experiences and passions. On stage, every night, great explorers and international alpinists.

Garda Trentino, the world of water, rocks and nature with Mediterranean scents embedded in a ring of vertical walls, becomes the ideal stage for a meeting aimed at an increasingly wide audience of fans of the style of life and the outdoor holidays.

Arco Rock Star is supported by Garda Trentino and La Sportiva.


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