Climbing Villasimius Topos

Climbing in Villasimius

The beautiful and smooth granite of Capo Carbonara has seen a recent restyling, with the addition of new climbing problems. After changing the anchoring points of the old 20 problems, M.Oviglia, A.Mannias and P.Contini, bolted almost 20 new routes. The crag is currently in perfect style and in a fine location […]

Climbing in Cala Luna

We must introduce saying that this article wasn’t intended to encourage people to rock climb in Cala Luna but, quite the opposite, as a warning to all those who decide to hang upside-down on its old and often rusty bolts. Unquestionably Cala Luna is one of the best beaches in […]

WOW multipitch buggerru sardinia italy

WOW – new Multi-Pitch in Buggerru

Davide Lagomarsino and Alviero Garau recently equipped “WOW”, a new multi-pitch in the canyon of San Nicolò in Buggerru. It has 5 pitches with average difficulty 5c, with occasional passages of 6a and 6a+. The route is located on the left of the canyon, just next to the sport climbing […]

Feroce Umbra, Monte Oddeu, Multipitch, Sardinia, Italy

Feroce Umbra – New Multi-pitch in Monte Oddeu

Daniele from DPMmontagna shared with us his last creation: a new multipitch @ Monte Oddeu. This is a translation of the description he published on his blog. The route was created bottom-up, starting in May 2016and completing on May 4 2017. The starting bolt is located about 10 meters left […]

All the Via Ferrata in Sardinia

As Via Ferrata have recently become “a thing per-se” and their number keep increasing, we thought about creating an article to list and briefly describe all the via ferrata in Sardinia. Separated from their original link to the Italian and Austrian Alps, Via Ferrata are cropping up either to overcome […]

Corso di Arrampicata Sportiva - eSportabile

Corso di Arrampicata

Partirà a brevissimo un corso di arrampicata sportiva, gratuito per 15 residenti nel Sulcis-Iglesiente di età compresa tra i 14 e 30 anni. Il corso è parte del progetto eSPORTabile, organizzato dalla UISP Sardegna in collaborazione con Climbing Sardinia e finanziato dalla  Regione Sardegna nell’ambito dei progetti denominati “CultuRas” e […]

Ulassai Climbing Festival 2017

Ulassai Climbing Festival 2017

The climbing bunch at Nannai Climbing Home, supported by the Comune di Ulassai and the Pro Loco, has organized the 1st edition of the Ulassai Climbing Festival. Scheduled for the weekend 2 – 4 July 2017 and announced as “a weekend full of CLIMBING, HIGHLINING, BIKING, YOGA, TRADITIONAL FOOD & DRINK […]

Climbing Grades Comparison Chart

We in Sardinia (and Italy) use mostly the French chart. All guide books and Topos are only show this grading system. For Americans or trad climbers it may be difficult to relate it to their usual system and understand how hard a climbing route may be. The diagram below should […]

Baunei sistema solare by Jan Kares

Sistema Solare – the new sector in Baunei

Czech athlet Jan Kares has bolted a two new sectors in Baunei, right above the exhisting ‘Villaggio Gallico’ and ‘Creuza de Ma’. Jan named the new sectors Sistema Solare and Slava’s Garden with a total of 36 brand new routes ranging from 5C to 8a. You can definitely tell from the routes’ names […]

Dorgali – Invitation to Tender

The borough of Dorgali has recently published an Invitation to Tender for the complete rebolting of all climbing routes created within the territory of Dorgali (Cala Gonone included of course). The amount of the bid is € 132.097 and it specifies the need of qualifications equal to Alpine Guide. The bid will teminate on January […]

Rock Climbing in Samugheo Sardinia

New Sectors in Samugheo

Samugheo is one of those overlooked climbing locations that lay dormant waiting for the right time to spring to the podium.  Revamped with 2 new sectors: Apoteosi and Tana delle Volpi and rebuilt paths it can now be considered one of the new climbing destination in the Island. The climbing […]

Louis Piguet

Let’s all praise Louis Piguet

You may know who Louis Piguet is, but you have all the rights not to know who he is or why should he be praised at all. In effect he doesn’t really like the showbiz. Louis is one of those people who like to make this world better (the climbing […]

New Belaying devices coming out in 2017

I am sure you have your own belay device and are very happy with the way it works but, you know, technology (and marketing) are always orchestrating a new way for you to spend some more cash. So, these are a few new belay devices that are going to contend […]

Monteleone Rocca Doria, Rocca della Regina

Closure of the crag in Monteleone Rocca Doria

January 2019 UPDATE The crag in Monte Leone Roccadoria IS NOW OPEN. Enjoy Climbing! 🙂   Closure of crag in Monte Leone Roccadoria The local authorities CLOSED the crag in Monteleone Rocca Doria to carry out reparation works on the cave near the crag. Access to the crag (Rocca della […]

Ulassai Wall Street

New Sectors in Ulassai

Some of you may have heard of the recent climbing developments in Ulassai, thanks to a long series of problems bolted in recent years by Gianluca Piras, Maurizio Oviglia, Simone Sarti and many other climbers. Anyhow, those of you who have climbed in Ulassai surely spent some time pointing your […]

Will this be a REVOlution?

British manufacturer Wild Country presented REVO, its new and innovative belay device.The REVO is supposed to be safer than other mechanical assisted-locking devices as it stops the rope in either direction and has no lever to over-ride the locking system. This means that there is not one correct way of […]

Codula Orbisi Sardegna canyoning

All Canyons in Sardinia

Just to sum up all scattered information, this is a final, complete list of all known canyons in Sardinia. It includes both wet and dry canyons. Most of the wet canyons are practicable only from November to April , when the water level is sufficient to enjoy abseiling and swimming. […]

Warning – rusty bolts in Cala Spinosa

Although fascinating and magic, Cala Spinosa has become a bit of a rusty can in the desert… This is a warning message to those who may want to explore it and climb on one of the few bolted granite sea crags in Sardinia. The majority of the bolts are in […]

Our Survey Winners!

First of all, we want to send a big THANK YOU to all those who completed our recent survey both in London climbing centers and online through our website. Your feedback was precious and we hope we can improve our climbing camps even further.The second THANK YOU goes to Josh […]

Alexander Huber climbs Il Capitano

German top climber Alexander Huber has sent and sent two new clean problems on a sea cliff between Cala Gonone and Baunei.The two problems were named Solemar (8a) and Il Capitano (8b+) and start directly from the sea, requiring a boat to host the belayer. If you think of the […]

Masua new climbing problems

Our three new babies

After dreaming of it far too long we managed to bring drill, anchors and coffee to bolt three new problems in Masua.Our best man Igor spotted the line about one year ago, while descending from multi-pitch No Global. The line was in effect very attractive, a superb overhang and a […]

New Routes Everywhere

Was there a bolt or anchoring points sale recently? Did we miss it??It seems that a horde of climbers have gone crazy to bolt a number of new problems across the whole island. I’m not complaining of course! It is just so great I cannot believe it 🙂 And now […]

Bouldering in Porto Ferro, climbing sardinia

Acropaiort Boulder Contest

1st Edition of the ACROPAIORT Bouldering ContestSaturday 30 April and Sunday 1 May – Porto FerroWhat’s OnSaturday 15.00 Meet-up by B&B Campi Elisi and visit to the boulders 16.30 Slackline 30 m, ping pong, Qi Gong, yoga, relax area 21.00 Social Dinner, beer and musicSunday 10.00 Signing-up kids and adults […]

Adam Ondra on Marina Superstar - The Hardest climb in Sardinia

The Hardest Problems in Sardinia

Now, many people ask us “what are the hardest climbing problems in Sardinia?” to which we tended to reply very evasively, such as in ‘it depends’I know, it is annoying, you want a direct answer. One name, that’s it, give me that name!…but in effect it does depend! There’s first […]