November 2019

photo @ Mišja peč Slovenian boulderer, also World Cup competitor, Zan Lovenjak Sudar sent legendary Talk is cheap (8c) in Mišja peč. His second 8c ever! Congrats! Another 8c was done by only 14 years old Ukranian Ilya Bakhmet Smolensky, which climbed Osapski pajek (8c) in sector above the village of Osp on his 4th go after already redpointing Matičkov svet (8b). By the way, in Mišja

Sunset in Costiera @ photo by Matej Colja Not many extreme hard routes were climbed lately as it has been raining for weeks and tufas just don’t stop to pour. So, it’s time to get you updated with many new routes and latest information about climbing areas in Istria. In Medveja, in sector Veli Jože Gianfranco Dušič freed the project on the far left, now with the name Small crew

Doberdo del lago @ photo by Anja Bečan Doberdo del lago is a small but nice crag in between Trieste and Gorizia perfect for beginners to start leading the routes with the best season being from autumn till spring. We got a message from local climbing community of the climbing area Doberdo del lago. From 28th of October on there are construction works happening in the crag

In October 2019, a new edition of guidebook for Istria and Kvarner was published. This time it's even larger and richer, with additional areas of Gorski Kotar and islands: Vela Peša, Golubinjak, Vrbovsko, Antovo, Portafortuna, Belove stene, Baška, with drawings for Lubenice, Babina, Osoršćica and Lukovo. As always, we try to make each edition better and more useful. The new guidebook now has 36 crags and

Photo @ Matteo Menardi during his redpoint in Water world (9a) in the big cave of Osp There were crowds and climbers and hard ascents everywhere in Istria in the last days. The weather except the last weekend was great! Here are some of the news about hard ascents that we managed to catch in between. In the big cave of Osp, Italian Matteo Menardi climbed his 7th 9a, the