Gabriele Moroni frees the first 8B boulder in Sardinia

Gabriele Moroni has climbed the first 8B boulder in Sardinia, accompanied by top climbers Mauro Calibani and Filippo Manca.The boulder is located in the sector “Il Bosco” (trans. The Wood), a magnificent woody area scattered with hundreds of granite boulders in Luogosanto, Gallura, in the center of the main bouldering area of the island. It […]

Bouldering in Cornus

The small sector Cornus was opened in 2006 by local climber Filippo Canu and has remained a small and unnoticed bouldering sector. Filippo opened a number of boulders and also bolted a higher basal crag, all known under the name of Hotel Cornus. These boulders are located in a fresh wood not far from the […]

Ichnusa sector – closed

The climbing sector Ichnusa, in Baunei, was closed by local authorities for danger of landslide. The sector,  located a quarter of a mile south of the popular Villaggio Gallico and Creuza de Ma, shows lots of fallen rocks and is now barred with red tape and unmissable signs.Please respect the ban and keep yourself safe.253

Warning for sea-side climbing

As posted by Maurizio Oviglia[1], Swiss guide Louis Piguet has recently re-equipped more than 250 bolts on sport and multi-pitch problems around Bugerru (Pranu Sartu) and Cala Gonone (Fuili), finding very disturbing surprises!Piguet warns all climbers to pay immense attention when climbing on sea-cliffs, as many of the bolts he replaced broke with very little […]

10% Discount on Courses!

We have just resolved a bug on our mailing system and apologize to all those who tried to contact us receiving an error message!! And to SERIOUSLY apologize we will give a 10% discount on courses and day-outs to all requests received before Saturday June 27. Keep on Rockin’! 428

Two new easy multi-pitches to be climbed in Supramonte

The new multi-pitches, opened by Corrado Pibiri, Vincenzo Carcangiu and Fabio Erriu are located inside the Gorroppu gorge, 10 minutes walk away after the legendary crag hosting the ultra-hard Hotel Supramonte.Lughe ‘e vida miaLenght: 475 m (10 pitches, max pitch lenght: 50m) Entirely spitted Quickdraws needed: 11 Max difficulty: one brief 6aLos CompadresLenght: 335 m […]

New trad climbs near Cagliari

Granite is the word! And Clean Climbing is the style!We are very used to limestone and well-protected problems, but now we have an opportunity to try something more challenging: trad climbing on granite. The location is better known as Perda sub’e Pari, or Cima Garibaldi, on the Sette Fratelli massif near Cagliari. The new lines […]

Rock Towers Restyle!

The Aguglia in Cala Goloritze’ lays in the dreams of all those climbers who love multi-pitches and remote locations raising high between sea and rocks. But what after it? Just lay on the beach and enjoy your memories? Never! Pack your ropes, as there are other rock needles towering above our heads! Oviglia, Caddeo and […]

All the problems at Monte Oddeu

Four New Multipitches @ Monte Oddeu

This is the best new we could ever post in this site. There should be one like this at least twice a year! There are FOUR new multi-pitches at the Monte Oddeu massif, Dorgali. The Routes: La nostra svizzera: 200m , 6c (6a+ obligatory) Tre tazze di tè: 200m, 6b (6a obligatory) Appointment with the […]

Climbing topo - Acciughe e Botarga Masua

Two new easy multi-pitches in Masua

Cold Februaty has brought us two new multipitches to keep us enjoying the best south-facing crag in Sardinia: Grand Mammut (6a+, 140m) and Acciughe & Bottarga (6a, 160m). The bolters (Fonnesu, Oviglia and Lagomarsino) have worked to create some easier and more enjoyable routes, against the usual trend to bolt only very hard passages. Beginners now […]

Aguglia Goloritze Easy Gymnopedie

Restyling the Aguglia (Cala Goloritze)

Great, great, great!! Our Sardinian bolting heroes Oviglia and Piras have just done a magnificent job: restyling the Aguglia in Cala Golotitze with nothing less but stainless steel bolts and belay points!The Aguglia, a huge rock monolith standing atop of a beautiful and hard-to-access beach, has some of the most climbed routes in the island […]

Settore Mutanda: the new granite sector in S.Maria Navarrese

The Town of Santa Maria Navarrese has witnessed the birth of one more climbing sector: a granite crag next to the existing sector Lucertole al Sole (pag. 342 of Pietra di Luna). We owe this new wall to bolters Mariano Zurru and Giorgio Pusceddu, who named it Settore Mutanda, it faces north to north-west and […]

Shocking results from Carabiners test

Lab test of carabiners used at belay stationsA sample of carabiners and quickdraws have been tested and analised by Emanuele Pellizzari at the Italian Mountaineering Club Gear and Techniques laboratory at Taggì di Sopra, Villafranca Padovana, Padova, Italy.”Over the last 14 months I’ve collected enough carabiners used as lower-offs at belays to make a sound […]

Warning about permanently installed carabiners

Mammut is urgently calling for the immediate discontinuation of use and removal of permanently installed quick draws and carabiners in climbing areas.Irrespective of the manufacturer of such equipment, repeated wear can result in the formation of sharp edges capable of damaging or completely severing ropes, even in relatively small falls.Investigations by Mammut have shown that […]

Sennori, new routes

Thanks to the work of Leo Casini and M.Marini, the crag Bocca dell’Inferno in Sennori now hosts 16 new routes, and the hardest climbs in north Sardinia. Click here to download the new map of the sector. Source: www.roccodomo.it 766

Wild-Country recalls Ropaman 3

Wildcountry has just issued a voluntary recall of the new ascending device Ropeman3.Reason for the recall:The Ropeman III ascending device meets the requirements of EN567 (Mountaineering Equipment. Rope Clamps), however it has come to our attention that in certain circumstances, rather than locking on the rope as expected, the Ropeman III may slip when initially […]

Pietra di Luna, TRAD & MULTIPITCHES

After many years of painful postponing, the latest Pietra di Luna for Trad and Multipitches was finally released this month. It is the latest publication by Maurizio Oviglia (published by Fabula) and lists about 1400 multi-pitches both bolted and trad separated in 63 areas. Oviglia has already proved many times to be the best person to create […]

Climbing Endurance @ Masua

L’associazione Verde-Azzurro di Nebida ha organizzato per Domenica 16 Novembre una mini-endurance di arrampicata a Masua, alla falesia Castello dell’Iride. L’endurance si svolgerà dalle 11 alle 15. Maggiori informazioni nei prossimi giorni!

Corso Base di Arrampicata Sportiva

Corso Base di Arrampicata Sportiva la ASD Climbing Sardinia sta organizzando un corso base di arrampicata sportiva, per chi non ha mai arrampicato e chi ha voglia di provare l’arrampicata su roccia. Il corso inizierà Domenica 9 Novembre e sarà composto da 6 lezioni pratiche e teoriche, una ogni fine settimana, tutte tenute all’aperto presso […]

Conca Manna – the new sector in Isili

Visit Sardinia in the Summer and you get roasted in Isili. Return in the winter and you will discover a small climbing paradise with multiple sectors only a few minutes walk from each other on a small valley surrounded by nature and silence. The joint work of Antonio Marino, Giampaolo Mocci, Maurizio Oviglia, Simone Sarti, Carlo […]

New Multipitches in Surtana

The combined work of the four most active climbers in Sardinia has given rise to four new multi-pitches in the Surtana Valley (Dorgali). The Climbers are the notorius Oviglia, Erriu, Motta and Peveri.Surtana lays only 15 kilometers from Dorgali, on the way to the famous ancient village of Tiscali. Driving from town towards Tiscali or […]