MELLOBLOCCO 2006 – The confirmation

 

Stories, facts and adventures directly from the third edition of the Melloblocco, the largest international bouldering meeting which took place in Valle di Mello on 6 – 7 May, organised by the Lombardy Mountain Guides. Special gallery by Giulio Malfer.

It’s like chasing a butterfly. I try to picture this Melloblocco and the memories intermingle with those of year ago. It’s just like in a dejavu, in something seen before but never really experienced, there’s something that eludes me about the Melloblocco. It’s as if it were a beautiful butterfly which, slowly but unreachable, flutters by. …

(di Vinicio Stefanello su Planetmountain.com)

For the full report read here.

2006 - Daniel Woods

Daniel Woods (USA)

Participants

  • Registered: 953
  • Italians: 771
  • Foreigners: 182 (from 27 Countries)
  • Women: 213
  • Men: 740
  • People in the Valley: 2.000

Melloblocco areas and Boulder setting

Val di Mello; Loris Manzana (ITA), Mario Prinoth (ITA), Jacky Godoffe (FRA)

Who sent more award boulders

Women (n. top/flash): Barbara Zangerl (AUT) 4 (0), Anita Manachino (ITA) 3 (0), Raffaella Cottalorda (ITA) 2 (0)

Men (n. top/flash): Mauro Calibani (ITA) 6 (0), Anthony Lamiche (FRA) 6 (0), Andrew Earl (GBR) 5 (0), Gabriele Moroni (ITA) 5 (0), Michele Caminati (ITA) 5 (0), Andrei Chrastina (SVK) 4 (0), Cristian Brenna (ITA) 4 (0), Daniel Dulac (FRA) 4 (0), Gareth Parry (GBR) 4 (0), Guillame Glairon-Mondet (FRA) 4 (0), Stefano Ghidini (ITA) 4 (0)

More VIPs attending

Alberto Gnerro (ITA), Antoine Vandeputte (FRA), Daniel Woods (USA), Leonardo Gontero (ITA), Lucas Preti (ITA), Marco Scolaris (ITA), Roberta Longo (ITA), Stefano Alippi (ITA), Valter Vighetti (ITA), Mark Croxall (GBR), Hiroshi Okano (JAP), Nicolas Badia (FRA), Roberta Longo (ITA), Audrey Seguy (GBR).

The official photos by Claudio Piscina here

2006 official photos

The official video by Luca Maspes here:

MELLOBLOCCO 2006 – Official Video – 3rd edition of the International Bouldering Meeting – Val di Mello Valmasino (Sondrio, Italy) www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAGwSFPA25s

Award boulders

Women (n. top/flash):

  • Pulivapor 7b 2 (0): Anita Manachino, Barbara Zangerl
  • L’orto 7a+ 3 (2): Raffaella Cottalorda (Flash), Barbara Zangerl (Flash), Anita Manachino
  • Bisex 7a 1 (0): Barbara Zangerl
  • Il Profeta 6c+ 12 (4): Anita Manachino, Audrey Seguy (Flash), Roberta Longo, Giovanna Bozzoli (Flash), Marina Pauli, Barbara Zangerl (Flash), Raffaella Cottalorda, Irene Bariani, Glenda Pelosi, Viviana Vitofrancesco, Milena Bergna, Barbara Belloro (Flash)

Men (n. top/flash):

  • Belloblocco 8a 5 (0): Andrew Earl, Michele Caminati, Gabriele Moroni, Mauro Calibani, Tony Lamiche
  • Figli Dell’aprica 7c+ 3 (0): Tony Lamiche, Daniel Dulac, Mauro Calibani
  • I Gemelli 7b+ 15 (0): Michele Caminati, Hiroschi Okano, Tony Lamiche, Gabriele Moroni, Andrew Earl, Gareth Parry, Marc Croxall, Alessandro Catalano, Andrei Chrastina, Stefano Ghidini, Alessandro Gandolfo, Cristian Brenna, Brian Kim, Guillame Glairon-Mondet, Mauro Calibani
  • Il Magistrato 7b+ 25 (1): Andrew Earl, Stefano Ghidini, Gareth  Parry, Tony Lamiche (Flash), Daniel Woods, Gabriele Moroni, Cristian Brenna, Alessandro Gandolfo, Alberto Gnerro, Mauro Calibani, Stefano Alippi, Walter Vighetti, Korbinian Kreilinger, Andrea Varnerin, Michele Caminati, Andrei Chrastina, Thomas Stejskal, Brian Kim, Guillame Glairon-Mondet, Hiroshi Okano, Gabriele Gorobey, Michele Deicass, Marc Croxall, Simone Riva, Daniel Dulac
  • Rosso Reale 7b+ 22 (2): Francesco Spadea, Enrico Baistrocchi, Enrico Polo, Daniel Woods (Flash), Tony Lamiche, Guillame Glairon-Mondet (Flash), Sebastien Boussogne, Antoine Vandeputte, Gabriele Moroni, Mauro Calibani, Alberto Gnerro, Stefano Alippi, Gabriele Gorobey, Cristian Brenna, Stefano Ghidini, Walter Vighetti, Michele Caminati, Garry Parreth, Andrei Chrastina, Daniel Dulac, Andrew Earl, Michele Deicass
  • Bisex 7a 50 (8): Andrew Earl, Gabriele Moroni, Nicola Anzoni, Daniel Woods, Lucas Preti, Nicolas Badia, Alessandro Gandolfo, Gabriele Gorobey, Tony Lamiche (Flash), Edoardo Pedersini, Daniel Dulac, Aurelien Proaubert, Guillame Glairon-Mondet, Sebastien Boussogne, Mauro Calibani (Flash), Alberto Gnerro (Flash), Stefano Alippi, Cristian Brenna, Daniele Tavola (Flash), Korbinian Kreilinger (Flash), Walter Vighetti (Flash), Paolo Santini, Stefano Ghidini, Jiri’ Pribil, Simone Riva (Flash), Alessandro Catalano, Andrei Chrastina, Milan Rehak, Micaal Smrz, Tim Hatch, Riccardo Caprasecca, Luca Passini, Francesco Spadea, Edoardo Grimaldi, Marco Dossi, Riccardo Tabarin, Giovanni Corbella, Enrico Polo, Gareth Parry, Marc Croxall, Andrea Polo, Michele Deicass (Flash), Gianluca Bosetti, Michele Caminati, Garcia Frigo, Brian Kim, Kuba Jodtowski, Flavio Bortoli, Giovanni Quirici, Percy Bishton

Melloblocco 2006 - Mappa

Melloblocco 2006 - Mappa

More pictures:

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More videos:

RASSEGNA STAMPA/PRESS RELEASE 2006

press release

 

All-time press release