The two top climbers Stefano Ghisolfi and Laura Rogora drill a new sport climbing route. Is that okay?
In his adopted home of Arco, Adam Ondra did what he loves to do and is also best at: onsight climbing. There are numerous hard routes in the Covolo sector, including Silvio Reffo's first ascent of La Musa (9a) or Guerriero Del Futoro (9a). You can see in the video whether the strong Czech was successful in his project.
With Wonderland (9b/9b+), Adam Ondra not only opened the most difficult route of his Wahlheim Arco this spring, but also the most difficult sport climbing route in Italy. Adam Ondra on his greatest achievement of the current year.
This video shows Adam Ondra's onsight ascent of the 8c+ route Solitary Souls in the Le Piazzole climbing area near Arco.
At the beginning of March, mammoth athlete and Arco Ambassador Adam Ondra first climbed a route that is one of the most beautiful lines in the north. The following video shows the beauty of the region, the route and how he plans the line together with teammate Jakob Schubert.
Adam Ondra manages the first ascent of one of the most difficult sport climbing routes in Italy: Wonderland (9b/9b+) near Arco.
In his latest video, Czech climbing pro Adam Ondra reveals what has fascinated him about onsight climbing since childhood. Luckily for him, there are still sectors in the Arco climbing paradise that he doesn't know. In Braboletta (8b) and L'occhio Della Tigre (8a+) he can show that he is quite good at this form of climbing.
Adam Ondra can often be found in Arco lately, projecting difficult lines with Stefano Ghisolfi. On Wednesday he managed the first ascent of his line Bomba (9b). The First Ascent is a foretaste of what could follow when top climbers like Stefano Ghisolfi, Adam Ondra and Jakob Schubert push each other.
Adam Ondra recently visited Stefano Ghisolfi at his home in Arco. In the Italian climbing Mecca, the two not only climbed the Lama route Trofeo dell'Ardriatico, recently climbed by Gabriele Morini, but also tried to decipher new lines together.
The Italian Gabriele Moroni manages the first ascent of the sport climbing route Trofeo Dell'Adriatico (9a +), set up by David Lama around ten years ago.
Jakob Schubert reports a success from the Italian sport climbing area Arco, where he was able to climb the route Erebor (9b) red dot.
Adam Ondra pulled some difficult routes before the turn of the year, including Taurus (9b), Kout pikle (9a +) and The Lonely Mountain (9b). Ondra in particular raves about the difficult Taurus route.
Stefano Ghisolfi manages the first ascent of a difficult route in his home area of Erebor near Eremo di San Paolo, Italy. He carefully suggests 9b as the level of difficulty.
Adam Ondra announces the red point ascent of the most difficult route in Italy, Erebor. Adam Ondra gives a rating of 9b, thus classifying the route compared to the first ascent Stefano Ghisolfi.
The young Italian Laura Rogora was the first woman ever to climb a route with a level of difficulty of 9b / +. She climbed the Erebos route near Arco, which Stefano Ghisolfi first climbed. This video shows her ascent in full length.