The Milan Climbing Expo is back again this year in its third edition. From January 31 to February 1 at the Urban Wall gym in Pero you can meet the great international champions and try the sport of climbing. This is an important year for the sport because for the first time ever, it will make its debut at the Tokyo Olympics!
What to Expect at Milano Climbing
During the two days, you can attend the lead climbing competitions and boulder competitions. In addition, visitors will have the opportunity to participate in the many thematic workshops: from training methods to materials, from physiotherapy to climbing techniques, to the experience of ‘Paralympic’ climbing.
It will be two days of sport and entertainment, with the thrill of official competitions and entertainment by the dancers from the Urban Gravity Academy. Milan Climbing Expo 2020 will also host conferences and lectures about the mountains, hiking and on the relationship between sport and nature. The organizers know that climbing is not only a spectacular sport, but it is a philosophy of life and a way of being in symbiosis with ourselves and the environment around us.
In addition, there will be many internationally renowned guests in the climbing world such as the two-time world champion of ice climbing, the Italian Angelika Rainer and two super mountaineers who have just returned from an expedition Marco Camandona and Francesco Ratti.
Friday 31 January from 5 pm to 6:45 pm: lead and boulder competitions followed by the dance exhibition and then lectures.
Thematic workshops begin on Saturday, 1 February from 9 am
The event takes place at Urban Wall in Via Gramsci 29 in Pero (MI).
General entry is free.
Consult the official website to register and for the complete program.
Open to anyone who wants to find out what it means to look at the world vertically!