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Date of birth: June 5, 1988  Santa Rosa

Residence: on the road

Height: 5'7"

Weight : 135 lbs

Profession : Rock climber

About: Hailing from Santa Rosa, California; Carlo Traversi began rock climbing at the age of 14. Today, Carlo spends as much time possible traveling and experiencing the world, climbing the hardest boulders, producing media, and teaching clinics for Professional Climbers International.


Carlos Traversi goes on a sending spree in Joshua Tree . Sends Iron Resolution V12 and establishes a couple of First Ascents of Steel Resolve (V9) and In Perpetuity (V12) in Joshua Tree.

Carlos Traversi establishes the First Ascent of  " Empath" 5.15a in Tahoe, CA. The route involves powerful laybacks, hard crack and tricky compression moves.

"Dreamtime" V15 is Carlo Traversi's definition of an aesthetic line. Sending it proved to be more difficult than he thought. After eight years from his last trip, Carlo returns to send "Dreamtime".

Carlo Traversi making the 7th Ascent of Creature from the Black Lagoon V16 in RMNP, Colorado.

November 7, 2018, BD Athlete Carlo Traversi, takes the second ascent of "Meltdown" 5.14c, considered to be one of the hardest crack climbs in the world, first established by Beth Rodden in 2008.

This amazing film documents Carlo Traversi trying his ultimate challenge—to climb a V14, 5.14, and a 14er in one day..

"the depth of your will can only be explored through experience.”

Carlo Traversi is one of the strongest climbers in the US. Watch as he ticks off some of Bishop's hardest testpieces including The Mandala V12 and The Buttermilker V13.



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