Climbing

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’.

Read more

 

Climbing

Fabian Buhl about “La Grande Rouge”: it’s not all about what you do, but much more how you do it!


One year after their first visit, La Sportiva athlete Fabian Buhl and Alexander Huberbuam went back to the beautiful and remote valley of Taghia, Morocco, in order to redpoint "La Grande Rouge", an 8b 500m multi pitch route able to solve the mystery of the big overhang in the Tadrarate wall.

Read more

 

Climbing

Silvestro Franchini opens “Fessura del Caret” , new crack climbing route in the heart of Parco Naturale dell'Adamello - Brenta


Italian mountain guide and La Sportiva ambassador, Silvestro Franchini (30) reports about the first ascent of 'Fessura del Caret', a difficult new crack climb in Val di Genova within the Adamello - Brenta Natural Park.

Read more

 

Climbing

Silence: Adam Ondra sends the world's first 9c


Sending "Silence", the 24-year-old La Sportiva ambassador Adam Ondra established the world’s hardest sport climb. After this impressive achievement, we caught up with Adam to learn what it took to send the first 9c.

Read more

 

Climbing

Le Voyage: the new trad route freed by James Pearson


La Sportiva ambassador James Pearson about his latest trad route freed in South of France "Le Voyage"

Read more

 

Climbing

Patagonia: Paolo Marazzi & Luca Schiera climb new route up Cerro Mariposa


On 15 and 16 March 2017 the two Italian Ragni di Lecco alpinists Luca Schiera and Paolo Marazzi established a new route up Cerro Mariposa in Patagonia.

Read more