Mello boulder long shot bouldering

Blocks until you drop: Mello Boulder | boulder guide

The Val Masino has a huge selection of boulders. The fact that the world-famous and legendary bouldering event Melloblocco has been taking place here for almost 20 years speaks for the fantastic quality of the boulders. And since new lines are cleaned and opened up year after year, the Guidebook also grows from edition to edition.

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Will Bosi Excalibur Arco Climbing

Will Bosi climb Ghisolfi's mega-project Excalibur soon?

With Stefano Ghisolfi, Adam Ondra and Jakob Schubert, three of the world's best climbers joined forces in spring 2022 to wring an ascent of the potential 9c line Excalibur - without success. Will Bosi has been staying in Arco for a short time. After just one day, the strong Scot was able to do all 18 moves and climb the route in three stages.

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Italy-South Tyrol LVS obligation mountaineering

Italy establishes avalanche transceiver and other obligations

Italy tightened the safety regulations for winter sports enthusiasts at the beginning of 2022. Liability insurance is now mandatory in the ski areas. Likewise, up to 18-year-olds must wear a helmet. The blood alcohol limit on the slopes is also regulated by law. And: Anyone traveling in areas where there is a risk of avalanches must be equipped with an avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe.

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