This summer the time has come: Stefano Ghisolfi wants to attack Silence (9c), currently the most difficult route in the world, in Flatanger, Norway. The Italian climbing pro reveals this in his most recent video diary.
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.
On February 8th, Stefano Ghisolfi made the first ascent of one of the most difficult routes in Italy: L'arenauta (9b). This video shows the ascent of the heavily overhanging and spectacular route.
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.
In the Sperlonga climbing area between Rome and Naples, Stefano Ghisolfi was the first to climb the l'Arenauta route, drilled by Giuliano Tarquini 20 years ago. He suggests grade 9b as an evaluation.
In this uncut video, Stefano Ghisolfi comments on his ascent of the Bibliography route (9b +) in Céüse.
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.
Why did Stefano Ghisolfi downgrade bibliography to 9b +? Is he just stronger than Alex Megos, or did he just find a better solution? We have analyzed.
The Italian Gianluca Vighetti repeats the TCT route in Gravere, claiming the title of youngest 9a climber. But is that so?
With a big show in front of a home audience, Janja Garnbret won the Lead World Cup in Slovenia. In the men's category, the Japanese Masahiro Higuchi won. This also makes it clear who the overall winners are.
Stefano Ghisolfi downgraded the 9c-Route bibliography by Alexander Megos to 9b +. We talked to Megos about it.
Stefano Ghisolfi devalues the route bibliography, originally 9c, which Alexander Megos started for the first time. His suggestion: 9b +.
A few hours ago, the Italian Stefano Ghisolfi succeeded in repeating the 9c route bibliography in the French climbing area of Céüse.
As a result of the ongoing corona pandemic, the International Climbing Association (IFSC) and the Chinese Mountain Sports Association (CMA) have decided to cancel the two planned World Cups. The American Natalia Grossmann is the big beneficiary of this decision.
At the start of the international lead season in Innsbruck (AUT), Sascha Lehmann shines in a thrilling final on Friday evening and is third behind Jakob Schubert (AUT) and Stefano Ghisolfi (ITA). For the reigning lead European champion, it is the second World Cup podium in his career.