Just two hours flight away from the diminutive gritstone edges of the Peaks District are Northern Italy's granite paradises of Valle dell' Orco and Val di Mello. Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall have just had a two week rampage of new routes and hard repeats there - showing those damn Euros how to climb cracks. Pete established perhaps one of the very best offwidth roofs in the world and Tom got the coveted third ascent of Greenspit. But that's only part of the story.
Full report, with videos, photos and an interview.