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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Video Stefano Ghisolfi - Excalibur, 9b+

With detailed analysis of each and every move on the route, and close up footage of all of its holds, this film gives an excellent insight into what it takes to establish one of the hardest routes in the world.

Interview Stefano Ghisolfi - Past, Present, and Future

We caught up with Stefano Ghisolfi late last year at Kendal Mountain Festival and talked to him about his early years in climbing, to his first foray into competition climbing, his rapid progression out on rock, and what lies in store for the...

News Excalibur 9b+, by Stefano Ghisolfi

Stefano Ghisolfi has made the long awaited first ascent of the Excalibur Project, grading it 9b+.

The Ticklist #61 Bouldering Extravanganza

This week's Ticklist features some of the hardest bouldering ascents from North America, to Switzerland and Europe....

News 2021 - A Year of Climbing News

The second year of the pandemic was another strange one. The year began with another lockdown in the UK; climbing walls...

The Ticklist #55 Hard Sport Climbing and Japanese Ascents

This week's ticklist is a mixture of hard sport climbing in Europe, with a couple of desperate Japanese...

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,...

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

News IFSC Lead World Cups Chamonix and Briançon 2021 - Report

The Ticklist #27 Megos, Bridges and Hard Sport

News New 9b / + in Italy for Stefano Ghisolfi

News 2020 - A Year of Climbing News

Newsflash Second Ascent of Change 9b+ by Stefano Ghisolfi

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

Latest Reviews for Stefano's Sponsors

Reviews from the UKC editorial team

La Sportiva Miura VS - If it ain't broke...

The Miura VS has been a much-loved favourite for over 15 years, says Tim Hill, and in a world of soft climbing shoes the good news is that the recent update has not watered down what this model does best - supportive edging performance.

The North Face Summit Pumori Gore-Tex Pro Jacket

With its tough Gore-Tex Pro fabric, excellent active cut and climbing-oriented features, the Pumori is a real contender if you're looking for a top-end burly winter mountain shell, says John McKenna.

The North Face FUTUREFLEECE Hooded Jacket

Light, warm for its weight, and well cut for climbing, the FUTUREFLEECE jacket takes a basic outdoor staple to a higher level. In performance terms it's a clear win, but the price may be a bit of a stretch, say Rob Greenwood and Penny Orr.

OTS 2023 - Our Best of the Show

This year's Outdoor Trade Show has just wrapped up. Staged in a tropical Liverpool, the show brought practically all the...

The North Face Casaval Hoodie

This lightly insulated hoody is sold as a mountaineering jacket - and it's great for that, says Rob Greenwood; but it's a lot...

UKC / UKH Gear of the Year 2022

Our hard working review team get through a mountain of kit every year. Amongst it all some items stand out from the crowd, and...

If it Ain't Broke - Gear that Goes On and On

In these days of growing environmental concern and shrinking budgets, we can't all be constantly buying brand...

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Celebrate International Women's Day with Yonder and The North Face

In line with this year's theme for International Women's Day – INSPIRING INCLUSION – Yonder and The North Face are breaking down the barriers to climbing and extending an open invite to our IWD climbing event.

Join the Kendal Mountain Masters Tour

Whether you're a seasoned climber or just starting out, the Kendal Mountain Masters Tour provides a unique chance to test your limits, learn from the pros, and become part of an amazing climbing community.

The Yawn Wall - 9th December at Yonder, London

Calling all climbing enthusiasts, the winter all-nighter from The North Face, Yawn Wall at Yonder is back and better than ever.

The New Women's Himalayan suit

The North Face introduces a Himalayan suit designed and developed by women for women.

Yonder's 'It's a Spring Thing' event in London on Saturday 25th March

Join The North Face athletes and explorers Alex Honnold (by live link), Molly...

The North Face Summit Series™ Casaval Midlayer Hoodie

The North Face Summit Series™ Casaval Midlayer Hoodie is an essential layer you can dial...

The North Face range of 800-fill ProDown™ jackets at Ellis Brigham

The North Face Summit Series™ is reimagined for the future with a layering system...

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