Hell'Avaro is a linkup of Hell, 8b, and L'avaro, 8c+, and was first climbed by Stefano in 2015.
My guess is that this very steep crag with few natural holds is simply great for competition training. Sort of like an outdoor climbing gym.
Hopefully she'll be able to preserve her good form until the European Championships at the end of the month.
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