Monday | October 23, 2017

News Ragni Archive

DJI_0084
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News Ragni, News spedizioni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

MADAGASCAR, New Tsaranoro climb in Madagascar

In July 2017  Matteo de Zaiacomo, Dimitri Anghileri and Marco Maggioni belonging to the Ragni di lecco climbing club made the first ascent of...
LRM_EXPORT_20170619_134829
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

L’OLANDESE VOLANTE, new route in Mello Valley

Simone Pedeferri and Luca Schiera have established ‘L’Olandese Volante’, a new multi-pitch rock climb up Precipizio degli Asteroidi in Val di Mello, Italy. In...
DSC07613_resized
Articles in English, Bacci David, Blog, English Articles, News, News Ragni, News spedizioni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

Ragni sulla Czech Direct al Denali

Since reading the stories of Jack London as a kid I had dreamt about visiting this Arctic land and the amazingly vast landscape inhabited...
McKinley-Alaska
News Ragni, News spedizioni

Quattro spedizioni per un’estate

La bella impresa di David Bacci e Luca Moroni, che il 23 giugno hanno raggiunto la vetta del Denali lungo l’impressionante via degli Slovacchi (prima ripetizione...
i-Ragni-Luca-Schiera-e-Paolo-Marazzi-1024x768
Articles in English, News, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

PATAGONIA-new route on CERRO MARIPOSA

On 15 and 16 March 2017 Luca Schiera and Paolo Marazzi made the first ascent of Produci consuma crepa, a new 900m rock climb...
16804412_10158243697975026_1785734756230031736_o
Articles in English, News, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

Patagonia Cerro Murallón, new East Face climb by Ragni di Lecco

    “First ascent Murallon East Face in storm, descent down opposite face. All safe down on glacier. The wrong one though.” These are...
DSC_2801
Articles in English, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

WENDENSTOCKE, new route

This is the fifth route we opened in Wendenstocke PORTAMI VIA ( Matteo Della Bordella, Fabio Palma, Domenico SOldarini) COELOPHYSIS (Matteo Della Bordella, Fabio Palma,...
GOPR0600
Articles in English, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Val Masino, new rock climb-MONGOLFIERA

On the Mongolfiera face (Val Masino, Italy) Daniele Bianchi and Simone Pedeferri have made the first ascent of ‘Pana’ (8b, 265m). The route is...
DSC04236
Articles in English, Blog, Della Bordella Matteo, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

WENDENSTOCKE-FREE on PORTAMI VIA

In August 2005, Fabio Palma, Domenico Soldarini and Matteo Della Bordella (at the time 21 years old) opened “Portami via”, a new route on...
GOPR0561
Articles in English, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

2016: grand courses on the top of Europe for David Bacci

2016 was an extraordinary year for David Bacci, who, after the first repetition of the Ferrari route at Fitz Roy, honored his admission into...
614px511-StefanoCArnati-sulLe-Cadre-Nouvelle-fonte-epictv
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Stefano Carnati climbs 9a at Céüse and Entraygues in France

During a few short trips to France, Italy’s Stefano Carnati repeated Condè de Choc 9a at Entraygues in the Briançon region and Le Cadre...
13781920_1758231427785564_8612572494191459944_n
News Ragni, News spedizioni, Spedizioni

Ragni in Terra di Baffin: conclusa la grande avventura!

Ora possiamo sciogliere anche le ultime riserve: l’avventura dei Ragni Matteo della Bordella, Luca Schiera e Matteo De Zaiacomo in Terra di Baffin è...
37803
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Stefano Carnati climbs Action Directe in the Frankenjura

18 year-old Italian climber Stefano Carnati has repeated Action Directe, the legendary 9a sport climb established by Wolfgang Güllich in Germany’s Frankenjura in 1991....
DSC_3653
Articles in English, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

GREECE, LEONIDIO: new route

On the East Face of Garden of Dionysus above Leonidio in Greece the Italian climbers Dimitri Anghileri, Simone Pedeferri and Luca Schiera have opened...
Goldrake-9a-Stefano-Carnati-foto-A.Carnati_001
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

STEFANO CARNATI: GOLDRAKE, CORNALBA, 9a+!!

On Sunday 20 March 2016 at Cornalba, Italy, Stefano Carnati made the third ascent of Goldrake, the 9a+ sports climb freed by Adam Ondra...
Messico
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

MEXICO, new route by RAGNI DI LECCO

In November 2015 Simone Pedeferri, Paolo Marazzi and Marco Maggioni made the first ascent of El Chaman Loco up the El Chaman face at...
teo e david fitz
Blog, Della Bordella Matteo, English Articles, News, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

EAST OF FITZ ROY-MATTEO DELLA BORDELLA and DAVID BACCI ON FIRE

“If a man is not willing to fight for his dreams, either his dreams have no big value or it’s the man who is...
G1813657
Articles in English, Blog, Della Bordella Matteo, English Articles, News, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

CERRO TORRE – COMPRESSOR ROUTE UNBOLTED: the ascent by Matteo Della Bordella!!

From 30 – 31 January 2016 Italy’s Matteo Della Bordella and Switzerland’s Silvan Schüpbach climbed the SE Ridge (Compressor Route) of Cerro Torre (Patagonia)....
39701
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

FIRST 9a for STEFANO CARNATI!

17-year-old climber Stefano Carnati, son of our great member Adriano Carnati and the lead guy of our youth sport team, has redpointed his first 9a...
LrMobile0210-2015-040521239992180897
Articles in English, Blog, Della Bordella Matteo, News, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

Bhagirathi vs Ragni di Lecco

Our expedition starts on August 16th when we arrive in Delhi and only a few days after, on August 21st we reach our base...
King of the Bongo bivacco
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

KING OF THE BONGO, new route on Qualido in Val di Mello

In autumn 2014 Paolo Marazzi, Matteo de Zaiacomo and Luca Schiera completed the first ascent of King of the Bongo, a new climb that...
Cina-liming-cCina-limbing
Articles in English, Blog, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

CHINA, LIMING and TRAD CLIMBING

ITALIAN VERSION: http://ragnilecco.com/la-cina-e-vicina/ THE VIDEO: Luca Schiera introduces Liming, the famous trad climbing area in China. The Italian alpinist and member of the Ragni di...
Schermata 05-2457162 alle 09.39.17
News, News Ragni

Youth climbing video

What about the overall story behind youth\kids climbing? From training to competition, from indoor to outdoor climbing, playing with speed, bouldering and ropes. We...
31215
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Val di Mello, Scoglio della Metamorfosi -Simone Pedeferri climbs new route

In April 2015 Simone Pedeferri made the first ascent of “Io non ho paura” (225m, max 8b+, 7b obligatory) a new rock climb established...
vlcsnap-2015-04-20-11h26m53s234
Blog, Della Bordella Matteo, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

IF: something new in the Grigne mountains

The story of “IF” begins in September 2013, when Eugenio Pesci, a great connoisseur of the Grigne, proposed to me to open a route...
7H2A0259 2
Articles in English, News, News Ragni, News spedizioni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

PATAGONIA 2015

The expedition to Patagonia, which took place in the months of January and February 2015 and involved the three “Ragni” Luca Schiera, Matteo Della...
Da sinistra: Luca Schiera e Matteo De Zaiacomo
Articles in English, News, News Ragni, News spedizioni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

KIRGHIZISTAN 2014

While Luca Schiera “Luchino” and Matteo De Zaiacomo “Giga” were going up and down the big walls of Kirghizistan, we were impatiently waiting for...
patagonia2014-1
Articles in English, News, News Ragni, News spedizioni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

PATAGONIA 2014

The 2014 season has been though in Patagonia, at least from a meteorological point of view, as the weather went back to the bad...
IMG_20170221_110932
Articles in English, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco, Relazioni vie aperte dai Ragni

MOROCCO IN LIGHTNESS

  The first tour of Lecco’s Spiders project just came to end, in Todra gorges. The goal of this project is to travel into...
puglia2
La Pietra del Sud, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Vacanze di Natale al Sud – Episodio 1

Il titolo è un po’ da cinepanettone, ed effettivamente qualcosa di comico ci sta nel fatto che un gruppo di assatanati arrampicatori, in fuga dalle brume del...
_DSC4121
Blog, Della Bordella Matteo, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

SARDINIA

Happy new year to everyone! As the most of the people who are familiar with this website already know, the Ragni group in the...
ultimo tiro st. Exupery
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

Ragni route on Saint Exupery

The stay of Matteo Della Bordella, Luca Schiera and Silvan Schupbach in Patagonia is close to its end. In the last days a short...
Chile Cochamò valley Trinidad, Nord, centrale, Sud 000080
Articles in English, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

Report from Latin America

The vertical Kilometer of unclimbed granite in the Cochamò valley was only the first stage of a South-American tour “on the road” and “on...
Simone Pedeferri 000020
News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

La valle dei sogni” 8c+/9a for Simone Pedeferri

As usually for Simone Pedeferri this spring began with the preparation of the Melloblocco (he’s the boulder setter), then he moved to sport climbing...
Da sinistra: Luca Schiera e Matteo De Zaiacomo
News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Kirghizistan: nice one dudes!

While Luca Schiera “Luchino” and Matteo De Zaiacomo “Giga” were going up and down the big walls of Kirghizistan, we were impatiently waiting for...
Chile Cochamò valley 000058
News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Chile: a great new route by Simone Pedeferri

A great news just came from Simone Pedeferri, who is in Chile since the end of January: the first ascent of a new 900...
siroua 2
News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

The massif of Siroua and Toufliht

By Andrea Pavan and Daniele Tavola    We start out, Daniele “Neno” Tavola and I, with three others friends: Andrea Merisio, Marco “Papa” Gualtieri...
polar-bear-41
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

GREENLAND – Dating with Berta

Now it’s really over: last Saturday, Matthew, and Christian Silvan reached the village of Ittoqqotoormit, the final leg of the expedition. But even the...
iceberg-greenland-25556-1920x1080
News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Groenlandia: la lunga via verso casa

Ecco il messaggio che abbiamo ricevuto da Matteo, due giorni fa Sarà finita solo quando sarà finita, dice nell’ultima parte. Le condizioni dell’oceano e...
WP_20140717_06_00_39_Pro-1024x576
Articles in English, Blog, Della Bordella Matteo, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

GRAND CAPUCIN – MONT BLANC

ITALIAN VERSION: http://ragnilecco.com/grand-capucin-via-dei-ragni-all-free/ Matteo Della Bordella and Arianna Colliard and the ascent of the Lecco route up the SE Face of Grand Capucin, put up...
24756
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

WENDEN, new route by Luca Schiera and Silvan Schüpbach

ITALIAN VERSION: http://ragnilecco.com/wenden-nuova-via-luca-schiera/ On 6 and 7 June 2014 Silvan Schüpbach and Luca Schiera made the first ascent of El Gordo (6c/7a, 450m) on Wendenstöcke,...
DSC_0037
News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Bafa Gölü, exploratory bouldering in Turkey

by A. Pavan, D. Tavola, L. Manini, C. Paniga e U. Benaglia After the adventure in Morocco last year, Andrea Pavan “Pavaz” and Daniel “Neno”...
non è un paese per vecchi tobias wolf
Articles in English, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

THE QUEST FOR ADVENTURE

German climber Tobias Wolf recounts his vertical adventures, together with Stephan Isensee, on three demanding climbs in the Alps first ascended by the Ragni...
600px-savessimbebe_2-fonte-wwwragnileccocom
News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Free Bebè, new route in Mello valley

In September 2013 the Spiders Simone Pedeferri and Luca Schiera completed the free ascent of a route on the Precipizio degli Asteroidi taking over the line Savessimbebè ,...
Uli Biaho
News, News Ragni, News spedizioni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

Uli Biaho 2013

By Matteo Dela Bordella Uli Biaho Tower, and its elegant and impressive South-East face which stands just above Trango glacier, was attracting me since...
2013-06-27 16.57.55
Articles in English, English Articles, La Pietra del Sud, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

APULIA, SALENTO: a new spot climbing

Italian Version:http://ragnilecco.com/arrampicare-nel-salento-il-video-dei-ragni-di-lecco/ LA PIETRA DEL SUD, the Ragni di Lecco project from a Fabio Palma’ proposal, has supported many new amazing crags in South...
156833_4654309672084_1045054571_n
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

Torre Egger West face – Notti Magiche

Technical description of the route The overall length of the route is 1000m, with 800m of new terrain and the last 200m in common...
1173_AMF9695
Articles in English, Blog, Della Bordella Matteo, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

FREERIDER – YOSEMITE

The report by Matteo della Bordella about his recent free ascent, together with David Bacci, of Freerider, the famous climb freed by Alexander and...
DSC0082-11-1024x694
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

GROTTA DEL FERRO, Val di Mello, by SIMONE PEDEFERRI

ITALIAN VERSION: http://ragnilecco.com/27-07-2011-val-del-ferro-update-nuove-libere-portfolio/ Simone Pedeferri has freed Dream of love 8c at Grotta del Ferro, Val di Mello, Italy. All pics in this article are...
tommy caldwell
Articles in English, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

TOMMY CALDWELL and RAGNI DI LECCO routes

Climbing in Europe from the point of view of ace American climber Tommy Caldwell who ascended a series of difficult multi-pitches in Rätikon, Val...
Qualido-photo-courtesy-fraclimb.com_
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

24h for Pedeferri and Spini

24H   Italian Version Sometimes dreams happen to be the result of a general sense of uneasiness. Actually we should say that we grow...
Baston la Baffe R21
Articles in English, Blog, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Palma Fabio, Ragni di Lecco

BASTON LA BAFFE: A mega route

ITALIAN VERSION: http://ragnilecco.com/baston-la-baffe-per-della-bordella-palma/ 8.20 am, the bus stops. The British and his Spanish partner just told us they’re going to climb the classic route, one...
Matteo Della Bordella sulla cima del Titlis
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Titlis Letze Ausfahrt for Matteo Della Bordella

By Matteo Della Bordella Between me and the Titlis it has been love at first sight. In 15 years of intense alpinistic activity I...
luca passini make a wish
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

MAKE A WISH: an emotional 8c+

ITALIAN VERSION: http://ragnilecco.com/28-06-2012-make-a-wish/   Before the arrive of the summer 2012 Luca Passini succeeded in free climbing a project bolted some years ago in the...
Ratikon-DSC0033
Articles in English, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Velocità Limitata – new route in Raetikon

Rätikon, new climb Velocità Limitata by Spreafico and Soldarini 20.12.2011 Traslated by Planetmountain This summer Paolo Spreafico, Domenico “Dodo” Soldarini and Lorenzo Martinelli established...
coelophysis_e_infinite_jest_parete-Photo-courtesy-www.ragnidilecco.com_
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Infinite Jest – a MEGA route in Wenden

Infinite Jest – new route in Wenden Italian Version Without any doubt this is one of the best climbing spots in the Alps. I’ve...
DSC0202-1
Articles in English, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Il mito della Caverna – new route in Val Bavona

Della Bordella establishes a new route in Val Bavona, 09.07.2011 Translated by Planetmountain Matteo Della Bordella has freed the route “Il mito della Caverna”...
header-infinite-jest
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

WENDENSTOCKE, Infinite Jest

On 03/09/2011 Matteo Della Bordella and Fabio Palma made the first one-day ascent of their “Infinite Jest” (640m 8a+/8b max, 7b obl.), the new...
non sei più della mia banda
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

Simone Pedeferri and the first free ascent of Non sei più della mia banda

Translated by Planetmountain.com  ITALIAN VERSION: http://ragnilecco.com/29-09-2010-non-sei-piu-della-mia-banda-all-free/ Once again Simone Pedeferri has undertaken a vagabond journey up one of the massive rock faces in Italy’s Val...
4571
Articles in English, Blog, Della Bordella Matteo, English Articles, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

MEXICO, new route and other

In January 2010 the Italians Alessandro Baù and Matteo Della Bordella carried out the first ascent of ‘Fiducia al sentiero’ (500m, 5.12c/7b+ max –...
DSC_0187-1
News Ragni, Palma Fabio, Ragni di Lecco

Palma, Genius sul M.te Ginnircu

06-02-2010 Genius sul M.te Ginnircu Portata a termine Genius sul M.te Ginnircu a Baunei, Sardegna. La via è stata iniziata da Fabio Palma e...
3566
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco, Spedizioni

GREENLAND-4 new routes in pure alpine style

Simone Pedeferri, Matteo Della Bordella, Lorenzo “Pala” Lanfranchi and Richard Felderer have just returned from a successful expedition to the relatively unexplored eastern Greenland...
Tommy-Caldwell-su-Coelophysis_foto-Mikey-Schaefer-480x265
Articles in English, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

WENDENSTOCKE, new route-COELOPHYSIS

NOTE: the cove photo has been shot years later by Mikey-Schaefe, and climber is Tommy Caldwell Matteo della Bordella and Fabio Palma have recently...
DSC_0073-1024x685
Articles in English, English Articles, News, News, News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

RAETIKON, new route by PALMA and SOLDARINI

ITALIAN ARTICLE: http://ragnilecco.com/11-09-2006-ripetizione-in-dolomiti-e-una-nuova-via-in-ratikon-per-i-ragni/ Fabio Palma and Domenico Soldarini have established “Follie di Fine Estate” a ten pitches route in Ratikon Fabio Palma reported that “the...
Kalymnos Fabio IMG_0132
News Ragni, Ragni di Lecco

KALYMNOS multipitch

  At the start of December 2004 Giovanni Ongaro, Fabio Palma, Simone Pedeferri and Marco Vago travelled to Kalymnos, Greece, where they made the...