Video: Wild New Climbing in Tuscany
For four days, the climbers who call themselves the “rock slave boys” tour around Isola d’Elba in Tuscany, Italy and climb new boulders and hard trad routes.
It’s amazing first ascents like this still exist, who knows what else will be found out there. Tuscany is a well-known climbing destination with its stunning landscapes, medieval villages and its rich artistic legacy.
The rock in Tuscany varies from sector to sector. There are multi-pitch bolted route up to 250 metres, big wall routes up to 550 metres and a series of crags that have difficult sport routes.
Elba is an island that offers a number of crags and routes up to 170 metres. On rest days climbers can enjoy one of the many beaches.