Stefano Ghisolfi on the most difficult route in Italy: Erebor (9b / +)

At the beginning of the month, the Italian Stefano Ghisolfi managed the first ascent of the Erebor (9b / +) route in Eremo di San Paolo. In this video he tells the story behind the first ascent of the route, which he set up himself.

Stefano Ghisolfi is one of the strongest climbers in the world. In 2015 he climbed the first 9b of his career with Lapsus in Andonno. Then things went up steeply. More 9b routes followed like First Round First Minute, One slap, La Capella, Queen line and Stoking the Fire. In 2018 Stefano scored with Perfecto Mundo his first route with the difficulty level 9b +, followed by Change in Flatanger in September 2020.

First set up a route myself

Until recently climbed Stefano Ghisolfilike most climbers, already existing routes. That means he's never picked up a drill and set up a route.

Display Ads Rectangle_Trailrunning

However, that changed with the Corona pandemic. In spring 2020 Stefano set up the route with the support of Seve Scassa erebor in Eremo di San Paolo. The newly created line with its difficulty of 9b / + now became the most difficult route in Italy.

Stefano Ghisolfi on the first ascent of Erebor (9b / +)

That might interest you

+ + +
Credits: Cover picture Sara Grippo

News

Brione for beginners: The most beautiful boulders up to 7A

Brione is also easy: Today we'll show you where you can find beautiful bouldering problems in moderate degrees in the Verzasca Valley.

Video tribute to Ticino: Ticino Gravity

Ticino Gravity tells the story of bouldering in Ticino and accompanies Kim Marschner on his First Ascent of Embrace Gravity (8B+).

IFSC Lead & Speed ​​World Cup Wujiang | Info & live stream

Livestream: Follow live as the world's best climbers compete at the Lead & Speed ​​World Cup in Wujiang.

Tomoa Narasaki wins gold in Keqiao

Tomoa Narasaki wins the first Boulder World Cup of the season and rises to fourth place in the all-time best list.

Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter now and stay up to date.

Brione for beginners: The most beautiful boulders up to 7A

Brione is also easy: Today we'll show you where you can find beautiful bouldering problems in moderate degrees in the Verzasca Valley.

Video tribute to Ticino: Ticino Gravity

Ticino Gravity tells the story of bouldering in Ticino and accompanies Kim Marschner on his First Ascent of Embrace Gravity (8B+).

IFSC Lead & Speed ​​World Cup Wujiang | Info & live stream

Livestream: Follow live as the world's best climbers compete at the Lead & Speed ​​World Cup in Wujiang.