Kalymnos, rock climbing and sponges

Aegean Sea - Kalymnos

When I publish an article on this site, it is rare that I write something which is not closely related to the Dolomites and if I do so it is because I believe that the subject may be of interest to reader climbers.Kalymnos is one of 12 islands in the Dodecanese in the Eastern Aegean …

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Sport climbing in Cortina d’Ampezzo

Sport climbing - Cortina d'Ampezzo

Cortina d’Ampezzo and sport climbing The many sport climbing rock faces around Cortina give climbing lovers around two thousand pitches to try out, a truly significant number and one which is growing thanks to the constant hard work and undoubted passion which has always been a feature of those working to provide climbers with a …

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Dolomites rock climbing guidebook + via ferrata guidebook

Pages of the guidebook.

Discover the Dolomites with a very helpful guidebook Lots of people who comes to the Dolomites are searching for trad, sport climbing and via ferrata guidebooks.For the first time the guidebook “The Dolomites Rock Climbs and Via Ferrata”, published by Rockfax, covers all three and is undoubtedly a good choice for people who want to …

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Crepo Longo crag

Crag of Crepo Longo.

Crepo Longo crag – New walls to climb in Cortina Something like this had been missing: a crag with lots of easy routes, up excellent quality rock, ideal for those who although they don’t master the hardest difficulties, enjoy climbing for the sake of it, ideally in magnificent surroundings. Tahnks to the tried and tested …

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Sport climbing on Lagazuoi Piccolo

Sport Climbing Lagazuoi

A crag with easy single pitches for beginners At the start of the new millennium the Cortina Mountain Guides decided to bolt a crag with easy single pitches for beginners. They chose Monte Lagazuoi, in particular a section on the south face located to the left (west) of the tunnel entrance for the Galleria del …

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