September 2023

Andrea Chelleris, a 14-year-old Italian skier and climber sent another 9a, this time he climbed Halupca 1979 (9a) in the big cave of Osp. Chelleris needed 9 tries to succeed in this really overhanging beast. Halupca 1979, situated at the heart of the Osp cave , was initially bolted by Klemen Bečan in 2007 and was first ascended by Matej Sova the following year. The route

Interview with Silvo Karo: About his book Rock'n'Roll on the Wall, life in Osp, the future of alpinism and much more. ClimbIstria: Hello Silvo! I've just read the book of yours Rock’n’Roll on the Wall and all I can say is WOW! It's been a while since I've read a book with a climbing theme that affected me so much. It is so fluid and interesting

Lenka Piesta - Micicova, a 45 years old woman from Slovakia crushed La Peste Nera (8b+) in Baratro. Lenka has a full time job, but still she climbs a lot. She is almost local to climbing areas around Istria, where she has been climbing from Buzet to Mišja peč/Osp to Baratro for many many years. Last summer she climbed Masochismo (8b) in Baratro and this year