Carlo Traversi


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Carlo Traversi on Meltdown  © Black Diamond

Fri Night Vid Carlo Traversi climbs Meltdown 5.14c

Beth Rodden's Meltdown in Yosemite National Park went unrepeated for a decade. Our Friday Night Video this week features Carlo Traversi making the second ascent, along with Beth providing some retrospective analysis. The route is one of the hardes...

Carlo Traversi eyes up Meltdown 5.14c.  © Carlo Traversi
Carlo Traversi eyes up Meltdown 5.14c.  © Carlo Traversi

News First Repeat of Meltdown 5.14c by Carlo Traversi

US climber Carlo Traversi has made the long-awaited first repeat of Beth Rodden's Meltdown 5.14c/8c+ at the Upper Cascade Falls, Yosemite Valley. Beth made the first ascent in 2008 and the line was both the hardest single pitch trad climb in the...


Latest Reviews for Carlo's Sponsors

Reviews from the UKC editorial team

Entries within the Performance Rock Shoe Group Test  © UKC Gear

Performance Rock Shoes

'Performance' is a huge category, so with UK sport climbing in mind we've narrowed the focus of this review to down-turned, supportive shoes with a good edge. How did they all do?

The Quantum VCS in action on Black Rhino  © Rob Greenwood
The Quantum VCS in action on Black Rhino  © Rob Greenwood

Five Ten Quantum VCS

This stiff down-turned velcro shoe gives a lot of power in the toe and heel whilst maintaining good levels of support. It is surprisingly comfortable for such a down-turned shoe, making it an excellent option for sport climbing as well as bouldering.

Guide Tennie montage  © Dan Bailey
Guide Tennie montage  © Dan Bailey

Five Ten Guide Tennie

The latest version of this popular approach shoe climbs like a dream, says Martin McKenna, and it rocks on long scrambles too. But keep it away from wet grass...

The Anasazi Pro is still a great choice for Gritstone  © Nick Brown
The Anasazi Pro is still a great choice for Gritstone  © Nick Brown

Five Ten Anasazi Pro

Go to any busy crag or wall and you'll probably see a pair of Anasazis. As a versatile and comfy shoe they are popular with good reason. With...

Gambits on grit  © Charlie Low
Gambits on grit  © Charlie Low

Five Ten Gambit

Bridging the gap between Five Ten's relaxed Rogue line and the more technical Anasazi, the Gambit offers both long route comfort and mid-grade...

Vegan Collage  © UKC Gear
Vegan Collage  © UKC Gear

An Introduction to Vegan Climbing Equipment

As a vegan, taking on a new sport/discipline requires research. With the help of the Veggie Guide team, we have put...

Five Ten Access montage  © Rob Greenwood
Five Ten Access montage  © Rob Greenwood

Five Ten Access Approach Shoe

In an attempt to bridge the gap between technical walking shoe and lightweight running trainer Five Ten have produced the Access....


Latest News from Carlo's Sponsors

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Guide Tennie action 2  © Five Ten

Five Ten Guide Tennies

The new Guide Tennie offers a refined classic fit and the unparalleled sticky rubber, it blends comfort and climbability to every approach.

Asym - Men's   © Five Ten
Asym - Men's   © Five Ten

Five Ten Asym VCS (Men's and Women's)

For beginners seeking performance and advanced climbers looking for comfort, these shoes offer versatility for sport routes and trad climbs alike. The Asym is built with an asymmetrical hook-and-loop closure that helps dial in a secure fit and an...

Five Tennie  © Five Ten
Five Tennie  © Five Ten

Five Ten Five Tennie

1985 Five Ten released the first approach shoe, the Five Tennie. Designed to be a tennis shoe that could climb 5.10 this award winning approach shoe has all the tech of a climbing shoe in the package of a casual sneaker.

Rockstars 2017 1  © adidas
Rockstars 2017 1  © adidas

adidas ROCKSTARS 21st and 22nd September

Impressive, gravity-defying moves on vertical walls are guaranteed when the world's best bouldering athletes fight...

OutDoor 2018 - Rock Shoes and Footwear  © Nick Brown - UKC
OutDoor 2018 - Rock Shoes and Footwear  © Nick Brown - UKC

OutDoor 2018 - Rock Shoes and Footwear

The UKC/UKH team have just returned from the final OutDoor show at Friedrichshafen. We saw hundreds of innovative,...

Retro Tennies 1  © Five Ten
Retro Tennies 1  © Five Ten

Five Ten Retro Tennie

The Five Ten Retro Tennies are perfect for climbers looking for a technical approach shoe with the design aesthetics of a classic...

OutDoor 2018 thumbnail  © UKC/UKH Gear
OutDoor 2018 thumbnail  © UKC/UKH Gear

OutDoor 2018 - Our Top 10 Products

We're just back from the annual gear fest that is the OutDoor show in Friedrichshafen. From the thousands of products on...