Stefano Ghisolfi



Torino, Italy
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Stefano is one of the world's top sport climbers and his list of hard routes include Adam Ondra's Change (9b) at Flatanger and Alex Megos' Perfecto Mundo (9b+) at Margalef.

He is also a successful competition climber with five Lead gold medals to his name.

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The Ticklist #40 - Ghisolfi talks Bibliographie, Hard Bouldering, Trad and Multi-Pitch

In this week's Ticklist, we have an eclectic mix of sport, trad, bouldering, and a desperate alpine multi-pitch...

Newsflash Stefano Ghisolfi ticks Alex Megos' Bibliographie (9c)

Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi has made the second ascent of Alex Megos' Bibliographie, the world's second 9c. He is the third climber to reach the grade after Adam Ondra and Megos.

News IFSC Lead World Cups Chamonix and Briançon 2021 - Report

The two French stops on the Alpine tour of the IFSC Lead World Cups are always a highlight of the competition calendar. This year, being the last two events before the Tokyo 2020 Games, the events provided both a marker of the current...

The Ticklist #27 Megos, Bridges and Hard Sport

A mix of ticks, unusual news, interesting tidbits and remastered classics...

News New 9b/+ in Italy for Stefano Ghisolfi

Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi has made the first ascent of his project at Eremo di San Paolo near Arco, Italy....

News 2020 - A Year of Climbing News

2020 will be a year that most will hastily forget, with COVID-19 overshadowing the majority of the year. With much of the...

Newsflash Second Ascent of Change 9b+ by Stefano Ghisolfi

Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi has made the second ascent of Adam Ondra's 2012 route Change 9b+...

News In Isolation - Ep. 7: An Interview with Stefano Ghisolfi

News Stefano Ghisolfi repeats Perfecto Mundo 9b+

News IFSC Lead World Cup Chamonix 2018: Report

News 2nd ascent of La Capella, 9b, by Stefano Ghisolfi

News One Slap, 9b, by Stefano Ghisolfi

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Men's Climbing Trousers

Climbing trousers - everyone wears them, but they're often a bit of an after-thought: do you turn up to the crag or the wall in your dirtiest jeans, or brightest Euro-wad pantaloons? In this test we compare 15 pairs of climbing-oriented strides...

La Sportiva Cyklon

Though this trail shoe's ideal habitat is rough and rocky, it's got the grip to deal with wet and muddy ground too, says Rob Greenwood, making it a great all-rounder for more technical hill running in the UK. It'd also be a good choice for walkers in search of a lighter,...

La Sportiva Ultra Raptor II Mid GTX

Is it a shoe, or a boot? Marrying a soft, supportive and shock-absorbing feel with a comparatively light weight, the Ultra Raptor Mid GTX arguably gives you the best of both worlds, says Dan Bailey. For lightweight backpacking, long summer hill days and...

Comfy All-Day Rock Shoes

For beginners taking their first steps on the rock, or more experienced climbers looking for a foot-friendly rock shoe for long...

La Sportiva Testarossa

The Testarossa MkII will please devotees of the early 2000s original, and route climbers alike, and is a worthwhile addition to La...

La Sportiva TX Guide shoes

With a refined design that marries the confidence inspiring grip of a trail shoe, and climbing performance to match the best in...

La Sportiva Jackal

"I liked the Jackal from the moment I first put them on and have continued to love them through repeated use" says Rob Greenwood. Designed...

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New Climbing Gear Autumn/Winter 2021

For the past couple of months, we've been finding out about all the shiny new gear that's hitting the shops this Autumn/Winter. We've taken a look at everything from the latest harnesses and helmets, to new rock shoes and cool cams. Tak...

The North Face: Advanced Mountain Kit - available at Ellis Brigham

Advanced Mountain Kit - The North Face's latest range - is available exclusively at Ellis Brigham.

New Climbing Gear Spring/Summer '21

Next up in our Spotlight gear round-ups is climbing gear. We've chatted with brands about the latest hardware, ropes, harnesses, helmets and every other form of gear. Plus, everything is hitting the shops imminently...

New Footwear Spring/Summer '21

In the absence of any trade show this year, we've created our own. Normally, shows tend to focus on products hitting...

The North Face presents: Towers of Tigray

With a rich history of climbing, the Tigray region of Ethiopia has always provided an incredible...

La Sportiva Theory and Solution Comp

La Sportiva have two new shoes arriving for SS'20: the Solution Comp and the Theory. Extreme sensitivity combined...

Restoring Hardknott Forest

Hardknott Forest is a 600 hectare conifer plantation in the upper reaches of the Duddon valley in the Lake District. It was...

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