Fri – Jan 31


17:00-20:30 #MCE4ALL: Lead e Boulder OPEN Feast

Open to all, Lead and Boulder marathon: 20 new blocks created for the MCE20 and many Lead routes available for those who want to try to climb the largest number of routes / solve the largest number of blocks via self-certification.
Prizes offered by the sponsors.

18:00 MCE20 opening

Description of the evening agenda and Lead and Boulder Qualifications “by invitation” start


Presence of FASI with the ITALIAN Youth National team and the Chinese Olympic team; the first two classified by category and by specialty for a total of 8 athletes will participate in the semi-finals on Saturday.

LEAD Qualifications

2 qualification routes by category (F / M), “Italian Cup qualifying” formula – Flash routes, shown previously on our YouTUBE channel.
Invited Athletes (partial list – still being finalized):

BOULDER Qualifications

4 Boulder problems by category (F / M), “Italian Cup qualifying” formula to be solved in 1.45h of time.
Invited Athletes (partial list – still being finalized):

20:45-21:00 Lead and Boulder award
21:00-21:15 MCE20 Dance Time

Aerial dance show with Urban Gravity Academy from Vigevano, an air arts school designed by Veronica Testa on inspiration and in collaboration with Ambra Orfei Circus School and Dry Tooling show with Angelika Rainer.

21:15-22:15 Talk & Video show

An engaging mix of climbing, video and opinions – conceived and conducted by journalist Valentina Graziosi, with:

  • the two-time winner of the Ice Climbing World Cup Angelika Rainer, ambassador of LaSportiva;
  • the strong mountaineers Marco Camandona and Francesco Ratti, spokesman of Millet, just returned from the successful ascent of the Manaslu;
  • Nicolò Balducci, of the Vibram athletes Team, will talk about his latest success at just 15 years, Gondo Crack – 8C – third repetition after Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl.

We will hear the voices and listening to the stories of: