June 2015

@Gašper Pintar climbing Helihopter v omaki in the cave of OspWhat was happening last week in our beautiful Istria?There was burja AKA strong and cold wind from north-east which always brings us nice weather

As the summer hitted the region, all the climbers moved to the cooler spots like Skedenj near Sežana. In Skedenj all the routes are totally dry, the temps under the wall are nice and some hard ascents were already registred. Strong Slovenian boulderer Boštjan Weingerl switched his crashpad for a rope and easily redpointed Sežana 31249 and Onda anomala (both 8b). Sežana 31249 was climbed as

The summer hit us really hard for this time of the year! Temperatures rose to more than 33C, but nevertheless some strong Slovenian climbers succeeded in one of their hardest redpoints to date. Ana Senegačnik Kurnik clipped the chains of Troja, beautiful endurance testpiece on big tufas in the big cave of Osp. It's Ana's first route of the grade 8a+. Good job! Also in the big

Rocco Romano became the first climber from Trieste (Friuli Venezia Giulia in Italy) to send a 9a! Yesterday he made the first repeat of Fidel Incastro, 9a in Grotta Caterina, close to Aurisina above Trieste. After he redpointed the endurance testpiece Osapska pošast (8c) in the big cave of Osp about a month ago, he returned in his best shape ever back to his last years