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Schaeli and Siegrist accomplish first redpoint ascent on new route


Swiss alpinists Stephan Siegrist and Roger Schaeli were the first to successfully climb “Silberrücken,” a new route on the west face of the Rotbrätt on Jungfrau in June 2019.

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Jorg Verhoeven: Does projecting come with age?


La Sportiva ambassador Jorg Verhoeven talks about the art of projecting and how the approach to new challenges evolve with age.

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Climbing in the Grampians: Jake Bresnehan repeats The Wheel Of Life


La Sportiva Australian ambassador tells the story that leads him to conquer “the Wheel of Life” V15 (8c), the famous boulder problem in Hollow Mountain Cave in the Grampians.

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Federica Mingolla talks about her journey to "Itaca"


The climber from Turin talks about what led her to repeat “Itaca nel Sole”, a 200m climbing route with difficulty up to 8b on Caporal in Valle dell’Orco, the climbing temple of the 80s and during the Modern era of climbing.

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Federica Mingolla as new total look La Sportiva ambassador


The climber from Turin will wear the colours of the Trentino brand for her new mountaineering projects.

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Airplane Mode – the story about the ultimate Eiger’s route opened by Roger Schaeli.


La Sportiva ambassador Roger Schaeli tells us about the new, attractive route on the Geneva Pillar he has opened last November on the Eiger North Face. Even if it‘s shorter than the well-known routes on the legendary Swiss mountain, this one could probably hold the hardest crux pitch: to be able to climb it you need to fully concentrate and switch to ‚Airplane mode’.

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