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UKC News - on 15 Oct 2012
Adam Ondra on Climb for life, 9a, San Vito, Sicily, 3 kbAdam Ondra has left the cold in the far north of Norway for the considerably nicer weather of Sicily, Italy, where he attended the San Vito climbing festival.
Personally, I think it was at the nick of time he left the north, as he had started to try onsighting loose traditional lines in virgin...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67520
TobyA on 15 Oct 2012
In reply to UKC News: Where was he up north Björn? It must be really dark and cold by now?! Interesting to hear he is trad climbing, even if - errr, he still has some "skills development" to do in that arena!

How many languages does that lad speak by the way? His Italian sounds pretty good in the video.
In reply to TobyA:

Where have you been Toby?

He was here - http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67488

Alan
colin8ll on 15 Oct 2012
In reply to UKC News:

Now finally a proper news worthy Ondra story: 'Ondra does trad...badly'.
TobyA on 15 Oct 2012
In reply to Alan James - UKC and UKH: I saw that, but Flatanger is hardly "the far north". I presume Björn meant Lofoten, Kvaløya or similar. Also no mention of trad there either although presumably there is plenty of rock around for that!
Björn Pohl - UKC - on 15 Oct 2012
In reply to TobyA: After Flatanger Adam went north up to the Narvik area (not sure exactly where), and I guess most would consider this the far north ;)
TobyA on 15 Oct 2012
In reply to Björn Pohl - UKC:
> and I guess most would consider this the far north ;)

That is indeed. Must be getting dark and cold up there by now!

Michael Gordon - on 16 Oct 2012
In reply to UKC News:

Good to see he's getting into trad! (best to avoid the groundfalls though)

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