Vertical Monte Le Croci. Edition zero.

Sunday 23 December, the Eve of Christmas Eve.   Under a leaden sky, a small group of athletes gathered around the start at the Marina di Manarola, between the boats and the cliffs that fall to the sea. Toeing the line are Lorenzo Pellegrini (MTB champion) from Valdipino, the rustless Gianni Moggia from Vernazza and Daniele Battilani (ASD Golfo dei …

The Vertical grows UP

After 2 years of Vertical to the “Hill of Three Crosses” (167 meters above sea level), that has piqued the interest of hundreds of vertical specialists and involved the small community of Manarola, it’s changing. The Vertical is growing in both length and elevation (726 meters of elevation gain in 3 km).  It will no longer stop on the …

Sciacchetrail® VERTICAL Race: a weekend festival of sport, wine, music and solidarity

SVR | 1st edition: Manarola like never before wrapped in the magic atmosphere of Mario Andreoli’s Nativity Among the prizes of the Vertical Race, scheduled for Saturday 10 December 2016, the precious local wine Sciacchetrà  As preparation continues for the 1st edition of the Sciacchetrail Vertical Race, an uphill race through the illuminated nativity of …